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Category: Formulation

Elite Gamers and Mental Stamina: A new gaming study

Elite Gaming and Mental Stamina: A [New] Gaming Study

September 28th, 2021

A new gaming study reveals that a combination of TeaCrine®, Dynamine™ and caffeine was superior to caffeine-alone. The combination increased mental performance (mental stamina) without increasing anxiety observed in the caffeine-only group. This new research demonstrated that elite gamers who pull long gaming marathons can remain vigilant and focused without the jitters and anxiety associated…

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benefits of tributyrin

What are the benefits of Tributyrin?

September 7th, 2021

The main benefit of tributyrin include getting postbiotic butyrate to your colon faster. Butyrate is the end-game for gut health, but getting enough can be difficult. Butyrate can break down before it reaches the colon, where the real work happens. With tributyrin, it’s able to bypass the stomach and release butyrate in both the small…

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What is a postbiotic?

What is a postbiotic?

September 7th, 2021

A postbiotic is the material that comes from your good gut bacteria after it has fermented the undigested fiber and resistant starch your body ingested from vegetables. That’s the short, easy answer when it comes to the question, “what is a postbiotic?”  Let’s dive into the complete answer so that you know the difference between…

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What is the best postbiotic?

What is the best postbiotic?

September 7th, 2021

The best postbiotic is the kind that comes from a diet rich in fiber and resistant starch and produces butyrate. Better yet, the best of the best would be a diet so rich in fiber (vegetables), fermented foods (kimchi, pickles, sauerkraut), and resistant starch (sweet potatoes, oats, chilled rice, under-ripe bananas) that you never ever have…

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Cognitive Ingredients for Today's Consumers

How to Win in the Cognitive Supplement Category

August 4th, 2021

Given that the League of Legends World Championship is bigger than the Super Bowl, the cognitive category will only grow. Everyone wants to capture a piece of this market and unseat Alpha Brain and GFuel, but formulators continue to make a couple mistakes that are easily rectified and will give them access to this enticing…

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What is tributyrin and where can I buy tributyrin supplements?

What is Tributyrin and Where Can I Buy Tributyrin Supplements?

August 3rd, 2021

Still being researched, the gut health journey begins with asking what is tributyrin and where can I buy tributyrin supplements? The answer starts here: tributyrin is a triglyceride. This means it is a polyol – multiple hydroxyl groups – combined with three fatty acids. When these compounds work together, it helps the intestinal gut flora…

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New Gaming Study Performed with Statespace and Aim Lab Training

New Gaming Study Supports Supplementation Benefits for eSports Athletes

June 28th, 2021

Developing innovative products for the gaming market just got easier with the release of compelling new supplementation data on esports athletes. Our new study, published in the Journal of Exercise and Nutrition, sought to measure how supplementing with specific ingredient combinations, including popular nootropic ingredients TeaCrine® and Dynamine™, would impact eports athletes’ performance in FPS/IPS…

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Innovating for women's health

Innovating for Women’s Health

May 21st, 2021

Formulators, this is all about innovating for women’s health. Read on for a how-to guide on uniting low-carb, food-as-medicine and beauty into practical applications for women. Women drive up to 80% of a household’s purchases.* While this stat has held strong for 30 years, innovating for women’s health is finally taking hold with marketers. The…

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Plant Protein

How to Make Your Plant Protein Stand Out

April 5th, 2021

Your plant protein may be boring. Here’s how to make it stand out in a new way. Plant based protein has created an entire new category of health and wellness that goes far beyond what we thought we could only accomplish with traditional whey protein. The question always was, “what whey protein are you using?”.…

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Caffeine Shortage

Here are Solutions to the Caffeine Shortage

March 30th, 2021

By now you must have heard that there’s a bit of a shift happening within the global caffeine export process in China. Some see it as a caffeine shortage, but we see it as another reason to keep innovating. We’ll get into the solutions in this quick article;  but first, the facts. Caffeine is a…

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