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Category: Ingredient Science

New clinical trial demonstrates impressive synergy between caffeine and Dynamine®

March 11th, 2020

CSI and a university research partner have concluded a landmark clinical study demonstrating the synergy between Dynamine® and caffeine, as well as Dynamine® and TeaCrine® in combination with caffeine. The data suggests an increase in the benefits of caffeine using a lower dose, thereby minimizing any adverse effects. Dynamine®’s safety profile and regulatory compliance —…

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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. Collagen is the most…

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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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PeakO2® — The Better Beta-Alanine

December 16th, 2019

For over a decade, athletes seeking to improve their endurance, stamina, and time to exhaustion have turned to beta-alanine. Backed by numerous studies, beta-alanine is about as much of a “proven commodity” as you’ll find in the world of sports nutrition supplements, save creatine or caffeine. But, no matter how effective a particular ingredient may…

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Not All EAAs Are Created Equal

December 16th, 2019

First, before we can talk about EAAs, it’s important to note that BCAAs are contained in the EAAs, and that the two are complementary. Amino9™ is a Leucine-enhanced, clinically-substantiated* blend of all nine essential amino acids, including the three BCAAs — leucine, isoleucine, and valine. Amino9™ is designed to help bodybuilders, competitive athletes, and anyone…

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TeaCrine® And Caffeine — Simply Unbeatable

December 16th, 2019

Let’s talk TeaCrine® and caffeine. If you’re like most people, your day starts pretty much the same — roll out of bed and straight into the kitchen for a much-needed cup of coffee. What is it about coffee that’s so warm, comforting, and refreshing? Why is it the go-to way to start your day? Well,…

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TeaCrine®’s Energy vs. Caffeine’s Energy

December 11th, 2019

What makes TeaCrine®’s energy different from caffeine’s? Well, both modulate adenosine, which is what signals fatigue. But, caffeine hits adenosine head-on. Adenosine can no longer fire the fatigue signal. TeaCrine®, on the other hand, “unlocks” adenosine through the side door. It isn’t as aggressive as caffeine’s signal, so adenosine can still fire – just to…

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