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Category: Trends

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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what does a postbiotic do?

What does a postbiotic do?

September 7th, 2021

Postbiotics are a growing research topic for gut health experts but what does a postbiotic do? When pre- and probiotics work together in the gut, there is a fermentation process that occurs in which the outcome is postbiotic. We used to call them “waste products.” But these postbiotics aren’t a waste! Postbiotics can be made…

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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 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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Difference between prebiotics and postbiotics

The difference between prebiotics and postbiotics

August 3rd, 2021

Prebiotics are the fiber you get from vegetables and postbiotics are the bioactive compounds or byproducts that come from the good bacteria in your gut, “feeding” on the prebiotics.   The difference between prebiotics and postbiotics goes a lot deeper than that. Maybe an oversimplification,  but the basics are as follows: 1. You eat fibrous…

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Why you should care about prebiotics and postbiotics

Why should you care about prebiotics and postbiotics?

August 3rd, 2021

Why should you care about prebiotics and postbiotics?   By embracing prebiotics and postbiotics, you’re helping your gut help itself. Prebiotics and postbiotics represent deep nourishment that satisfies and balances the body from the inside out. Everyone has a health journey, and it always starts in the gut. Prebiotics feed the good bacteria in our gut.…

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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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What is postbiotic butyrate?

What is postbiotic butyrate and where can I find it?

March 1st, 2021

The human gut is a fascinating because it tangibly impacts countless aspects of our lives, including mood, brain function, immunity, athletic performance, and even the appearance of your skin! In this article, we talk about postbiotic butyrate and what’s at the center of gut health (and by extension human health and wellness) and the unique…

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