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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Ways Collagen Helps The Human Body

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Collagen is a structural protein found in the skin and connective tissues throughout the human body. As we age, collagen production becomes less efficient is not repaired as effectively. 

Since its preliminary structure was identified in 1935, the scientific community has identified six main

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Size-Up Your CMO in 2019

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No matter where the global economy goes in 2019, the dietary supplement industry is poised for continued expansion. 

But if your product idea is still in your head, an ink-board or languishing at your current contract manufacturer, the time to get moving or change CMOs was yesterday

We

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5 Big Differences Between Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements

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There was a time in the not-too-distant past that distinct industries separated dietary supplements and medical foods.The thought that a single company would offer both a medical food and a nutritional supplement as part of its product line-up would be like combining the rosters of the Los

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3 Therapies, 1 Molecule. Is Hyaluronic Acid Worth the Hype?

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Hyaluronic Acid (HA) has come a long way since researchers discovered it under a cow's eyelidin the 1930s. But is the relatively recent hype tied to this once-mysterious body goop justified?

At first, scientists didn't seem to bat an eye at its significance. It wasn't until the 1960s that

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10 Key Questions to Ask BEFORE You Hire a Contract Manufacturer

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Not all Contract Manufacturers in the Nutraceuticals Industry are created equal.Let's face it, just because someone answered "yes" to most of your questions about bringing your product to market, doesn't mean they understand your long-term needs.We came up with 10 questions to ask your contract

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