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.
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
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
Having trouble getting a competitive quote for your formula? Look no more. 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
The Making of Incredible Mood Pt. 1: Manufacturing & Formulation
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.
Curcumin: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide
Curcumin made its way from tandoori to tablet pretty damn fast. It's the best selling herbal supplement in the world. Startling fact: did you know most supplementary curcumin is useless? Special steps have to be taken to make it bioavailable, otherwise you just poop it out. That's where specialized forms of curcumin come in........they take extra steps to make sure it gets out of your tummy. Here's a detailed look at how the five biggest suppliers compare to one another, and what they get right and wrong.
Adam Conover Says Megadosing Vitamins Is Bad. Is He Right?
Adam Conover is a TV-wise-guy that likes to poke sticks at popular canons to reveal deeper truths. He just did a piece on vitamins and why a belief in their therapeutic capabilities are massively overstated. WATCH OUT FOLKS!!! Looks like we've got a controversy-a-brewin'. His insights run counter to my sensibilities, so I angrily come before you readers, debatin' muscles ready to flex, with foam at my mouth so I can animalistically defend my intellectual soap box and settle the score. Adam Conover, meet your archnemesis, Jonathan Bechtel!
Nootropics: An Unconventional Guide
Can you really take pills to make yourself smarter? If your IQ is below 100 then probably yes. If not, sorry......back to the chalkboard you go. But it is possible to use supplements to create a discernable effect on your cognition. Read on to discover how to UNLOCK THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF EXPLOSIVE IQ GROWTH.
New Endeavor: Health Kismet Consulting
The past few years I've dabbled on the side as a consultant. The endeavor has gradually grown, despite me not putting a lot of effort into marketing it. Today that officially stops. Health Kismet Consulting is officially here and it offers a lot of unique solutions to companies in the natural products industry. Read on to find out more!