By the Numbers: Sports Nutrition & Dietary Supplements

By the Numbers: Sports Nutrition & Dietary Supplements

The numbers are in and it looklike Sports Nutrition is going to continue to hold its title as one of the fastest growing supplement categories. Let’s take a closer look at TechNavio’s June 2016 survey series to see where the numbers – and the opportunities – sit… Continue reading

5 Nutrients To Consider When Formulating A Vegan Supplement

5 Nutrients to Consider When Crafting a Vegan Supplement

Vegan and vegetarian supplements don’t have to be for vegans and vegetarians only. Technically, anyone can choose to take a supplement that falls into those categories. That being said, if you are looking to manufacture a supplement that’s just for vegetarians or vegans, you may want to consider incorporating one of these key nutrients… Continue reading

East Meets West: Ayurveda-Inspired Supplement Trends

East Meets West: Ayurveda-Inspired Supplements Trends

For nearly two millennia, Ayurveda and Ayurvedic medicine have played key roles in shaping the medicinal history of the Indian subcontinent. Most recently, Ayurveda has managed to jump both centuries and oceans – ultimately finding its way into the world of modern nutritional and dietary supplements.
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Probiotics & Weightloss: Study Examines Fragmented Lactobacillus Strain

Probiotics & Weight Loss: Study Examines Fragmented Lactobacillus Strain

A recently released Japanese studied has provided the health and wellness community with new evidence supporting the link between certain probiotics strains and weight loss. Continue reading

Delivery Methods: Types of Dietary & Nutritional Supplement Tablets

Delivery Methods: Types of Dietary & Nutritional Supplement Tablets

What do you get when you combine a well-crafted supplement formula, some specialized machinery, and a little manufacturing magic? A tablet, of course! Okay, while we may be oversimplifying tablet manufacturing process a little, there’s still no denying that tablets are one of the most popular nutraceutical delivery methods available today! Continue reading

Supplement Opportunities: Bone and Joint Health

Supplement Opportunities: Bone and Joint Health

Maintaining good bone and joint health is a nearly universal concern – we all have bones and joints to care for, after all. Especially among older consumers (think 55+), the desire to maintain an active, healthy, and independent lifestyle has made bone and joint supplements more popular than ever!
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Is Astaxanthin Making a Comeback?

Are you familiar with this flamingo-dying carotenoid? In the five years since its 2011 popularity spike, astaxanthin has lived a fairly quiet existence within the nutritional supplement community – until recently, that is. Continue reading

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Veggie or Gelatin: Tips for Choosing the Right Supplement Capsule

Thinking of choosing a capsule as the delivery method for your next nutritional supplement product? Depending on the type of supplement you’re looking to manufacture and who you’re looking to sell it to – deciding to use a veggie capsule or a gelatin capsule can make all the difference! Continue reading

UPDATE: CRN Names Supplement Registry Administrator

UPDATE: CRN Names Supplement Product Registry Administrator

Back in April, The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced their plans for a industry-wide (but voluntary) dietary supplement registry. Earlier this month, CRN officially named the third-party organization that will be responsible for developing and administering the extensive dietary supplement registry. Continue reading