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Category: Health & Nutrition

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CSI Tasting Room: Healthy Sweets (Featuring Smart Sweets)

September 9th, 2020

Now that consumers are becoming more aware of what goes into their bodies, brands are creating healthier alternatives to the typical snacks and sweet treats we are all used to. Our series, CSI Tasting Room, aims to look at different formulas and products and dive deeper. We examine what makes a product innovative, what products…

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Formulating for the Low-Carb Diet: Is it Still Relevant?

September 1st, 2020

Attention formulators! Keto is as relevant as ever. It’s one of the top diets in the world, and intermittent fasting is Google searched at a white-hot pace. The “real” question is “How to do keto?” The low-carb movement will likely last years or decades. You can also directly target the keto market, but that will…

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Why Short-Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA)?

June 12th, 2020

Have you ever heard of vegetable toxicity, or a friend tell you, “Man, I’ve got way too much of a good thing in my gut microbiome?” No. Short-chain fatty acids come from vegetables, and this article reviews why they matter and why they’re bubbling up in conversation. Learn more about SCFAs and postbiotics by downloading…

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Gut Health and Immunity: Article Round-Up

April 8th, 2020

It’s no secret that gut health is linked to many other systems in the human body. In fact, over the past decade or so, this has been brought to light to the masses. Now, many people are finding that gut health and immunity go hand-in-hand.  We’re bringing you a round-up of articles that show that…

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Collagen and Functional Coffee: Collagen, Phase 2

January 30th, 2020

For many who use collagen, they use both collagen and coffee on a daily basis. Daily use presents an immense economic opportunity. But because collagen and functional coffee is fairly new, sales may be slower if you’re a retail brand on Wal-Mart shelves, for example. But if you have influencers, Facebook groups, email lists, YouTube…

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Collagen, Phase 2: Beauty from within and gut-skin

January 30th, 2020

If you’re a global brand, look to Asia. While the opportunity in North America is giant, the opportunity in Asia is colossal. The opportunities in beauty-from-within are more complex due to various dosage forms including powder, capsule, creams and more. In powder form, your collagen product could include ceramides, selenium, SOD (superoxide dismutase), grape seed…

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Active Lifestyle and Collagen: Phase 2 Collagen Formulas

January 29th, 2020

We all receive two messages on nearly a daily basis: Just a small quantity of exercise can turn one’s health around. Obesity and chronic disease rates are rising. After years of these messages, people are listening. A majority of people are now engaged in learning how to live an active lifestyle (make sure to download…

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Keto and Collagen: Phase 2 Collagen Formulas

January 29th, 2020

Keto and collagen – how do we merge the two? Keto is also known as the low-carb movement. Low-carb is a global macro trend that could last years or decades. It may morph into the “low sugar” movement as people separate fiber carbs from sugar carbs, but low-carb will remain. If low-carb is the macro…

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Nutrition and Supplementation in Gaming: The Ultimate Guide

January 7th, 2020

Proper nutrition is critical to an athlete’s performance, focus, stamina, and recovery. Field sport athletes have known about the importance of a proper diet for decades, but only recently has the same attention been given to the eating habits of eSports athletes, or nutrition in gaming. While much debate has raged over whether gamers really…

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