Natural Products Expo West: 2 Key Insights, and Why Chia Is Taking Over the World

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Just got back from Natural Products Expo West.

HOLY COW!

My, things are getting pretty intense over there in Anaheim.

Next year I’m expecting a ferris wheel and an organic craps table. It was extremely crowded, a bit overwhelming, and a lot of fun.

Want to know the key takeaway points from the event? Want irrefutable proof about how big the chia seed industry has grown?

Then read on.

My Acid Reflux Sent Me to the Hospital. Here’s What I Did.

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The other day my barbecued tofu took a ride around my GI tract and got to come back out to show the world what it found.

Maybe it had a good time, but I certainly did not. Debilitating heart burn IS NOT FUN.

Here’s how it happened, and here’s what I did afterward to make it go away

CBD Oil: Everything You Need to Know

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Does anyone else find it funny that marijuana’s illegal but concentrated extracts of its active ingredient are not?

The world’s a strange place sometimes.

Nevertheless……

CBD is a pretty remarkable compound with pretty remarkable health benefits.

So here’s a pretty remarkable review about what it does and how you can buy it.

New Service: Manufacturer Matchmaking

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Having trouble getting a competitive quote for your formula?

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We have a new service that’ll allow prospective formula shoppers to get matched up with the right manufacturer.

More details inside!

The Making of Incredible Mood Pt. 2: Development & Marketing

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Second installment in our “Making of Incredible Mood” series.

More insights, pedantic e-mail conversations, and silly mistakes by yours truly.

Equal parts revealing, insightful and contentious.

The Making of Incredible Mood Pt. 1: Manufacturing & Formulation

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The past is much more enjoyable when you can replay it with the benefit of hindsight.

In the present……it’s usually a bit of a crunch. Deadlines, budgets, angry customers, angrier girlfriends, fits of deep thought that move you to spontaneous sets of pushups in the middle of the night……the tyranny of the present can move a man to unusual means.

So with the day-to-day angst of Incredible Mood out of the way, let’s step back, kick up our feet, and replay the story of its becoming, shall we?

It comes in two parts. Here’s the first.