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Category: Ingredient Science

low-carb diet

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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how to formulate a pre-workout

How to Formulate a Pre-Workout – 2020

July 21st, 2020

There is always space for a great pre-workout. Innovation in this category is one of the most dynamic in all of dietary supplements. Is the consumer hardcore and a “stim junkie,” or more active lifestyle? Read on for insider tips on how to formulate a pre-workout and how to differentiate with new ingredients at effective…

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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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Dynamine® vs. TeaCrine®

Dynamine™ vs. TeaCrine®

June 11th, 2020

This is one question we get asked frequently – What are the differences between Dynamine™ and TeaCrine®? Let’s take a look at Dynamine™ vs. TeaCrine®. What is TeaCrine®? Theacrine (1,3,7,9-tetramethyluric acid) is a chemical cousin of caffeine that provides long-lasting energy, mood, and focus to complement the immediate, sharp energy infusion supplied by caffeine. TeaCrine®…

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EAAs vs BCAAs

BCAAs vs. EAAs; Amino Supplement Innovation

April 28th, 2020

First off, why formulate with aminos right now? Short answer: the market is ready. Supplement sales have spiked and people are working out at home in unprecedented numbers. Which is right for your new amino formula: EAAs or BCAAs? We’d argue EAAs have several advantages over BCAAs, though each belongs in the conversation for new…

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Find Your Optimal Energy Blend with TeaCrine® and Dynamine™

April 7th, 2020

Whether you’re a biohacker, gamer, WFH professional, or formulator, this guide will help you dial in the perfect combination of energy, mood and focus with TeaCrine® and Dynamine™. What is TeaCrine®? TeaCrine® is a patented compound derived from the kucha tea leaf that delivers energy, mood, motivation and focus. TeaCrine® is ideal for anyone looking…

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New clinical trial shows impressive synergy between caffeine and Dynamine™

March 11th, 2020

Dynamine™’s (methylliberine) safety profile and regulatory compliance — combined with its sensory experience — are unmatched in the energy, mood and focus categories and has many potential applications such as: Energy drinks Pre-workouts Gaming formulas Nootropics Fat-burners Dynamine™ – New Research CSI and a university research partner have concluded a landmark clinical study demonstrating the…

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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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how to formulate a pre-workout

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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