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Category: Trends

PeakO2® Supply Chain

Supply Chain Woes: PeakO2® Might Be The Answer

November 17th, 2021

Ingredient swapping is probably on your mind right now and that’s not surprising. As a nebulous supply chain crisis looms above formulator heads, it’s time to make innovative moves in order to differentiate with PeakO2®. Enter: PeakO2® for Supply Chain Solutions For over a decade, beta-alanine and citrulline have dominated pre-workout formulas while PeakO2 was […]

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Gamer Products

Buy Gaming Products with Extended Energy Benefits

November 2nd, 2021

We don’t want to brag but we did just conduct a seminal gaming study leveraging AIM Lab, created by Statespace. The study concluded that supplementation with 75mg Dynamine™ and 50mg of TeaCrine® amplified key aspects of cognitive control, and greater consistency in reaction time when added to a moderate 125mg dose of caffeine (about an […]

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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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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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Monk Fruit and Stevia

What’s Wrong with Stevia and Monk Fruit

July 12th, 2021

The typical natural sweetening system consists of stevia + monk fruit. The combination tastes great, but… It’s expensive The supply is tight Sustainability is questionable Now there’s a better alternative that will make the stevia-monk fruit combination obsolete. Monk fruit’s cost-in-use is one the highest of any sweetener in the world. The cost per kilo […]

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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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Tributyrin What You Should Know

What You Need to Know About Tributyrin and Gut Health

February 3rd, 2021

In this article, we’re talking about gut health and the benefits of tributyrin, the #1 postbiotic. Keep reading for the breakdown of what makes a healthy gut versus unhealthy gut, what butyrate is, what you need to know about tributyrin, and why CoreBiome® tributyrin is particularly important. Can you believe that there was a time […]

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goFAT® Olive Oil Fat Powder

(Even Better)Good Fats: Introducing goFAT® Olive Oil

January 27th, 2021

goFAT® Olive Oil Fat Powder is 50% extra virgin olive oil on prebiotic acacia. This is the new era of good fats; an unrefined, nutrient-rich fat powder. The olive oil from Boundary Bend, makers of Cobram Estate®, has won the world’s best olive oil 7 years in a row. It is fully preserved in nutritional […]

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healthy sweets

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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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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low-carb diet, coffee

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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What are Short Chain Fatty Acids?

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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FitExpo LA 2020

FitExpo LA 2020 Recap

January 28th, 2020

This weekend we visited FitExpo LA. This location is FitExpo’s biggest show of the year – and the show did not disappoint. We were pleasantly surprised at the turnout of brands. Whether you attended, wished you could have, or if you are a brand thinking about jumping into the expo scene, pay attention to the […]

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