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What can maple syrup do for athletes? - podcast

20:57 | May 9th

During the Maple Symposium at the American Chemical Society conference in Orlando, Florida, Jonathon Tremblay, Ph.D., associate professor, School of Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Montreal, sat down with INSIDER to detail the latest ...Show More
Orrin Hatch reflects on DSHEA—podcast

14:59 | May 8th

In this podcast interview, former U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) reflects on the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), whether the law is in need of reform and the concept of a mandatory product registry.
Exploring the Japanese specialty food market – podcast

17:29 | May 7th

Japanese shoppers have a variety of healthy consumer package goods (CPGs) to choose from offered in several types of retail outlets from convenient stores to supermarkets, specialty stores and high-end shops in luxury stores. Like American consumers,...Show More
Natural sweeteners advance sugar reduction efforts — podcast

08:05 | May 3rd

In this podcast narrated by INSIDER’S Judie Bizzozero along with Lynn Dornblaser of Mintel, Megan Bishof of Tate & Lyle, and Afrouz Naeini of Ingredion, discuss how natural sweeteners are advancing sugar reduction efforts by food and beverage makers...Show More
‘Professor Maple’ talks about the latest science and info on all things maple

21:36 | May 2nd

INSIDER caught up with Navindra Seeram, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Rhode Island, at the 2nd Annual Maple Symposium during the American Chemical Society Conference in Orlando, Florida,...Show More
Prepared beans bring culture, health, flavor to underserved populations — podcast

11:37 | Apr 30th

A Dozen Cousins, a natural food brand that makes ready-to-eat (RTE) beans inspired by regional Black and Latino recipes, serves underprivileged populations that otherwise have little access to healthy foods. The brand does this by using authentic, ye...Show More
DSHEA author reflects on law’s impact and future - podcast

19:18 | Apr 25th

A quarter century ago, Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA). One of the lead architects of the original law, attorney Scott Bass, was a champion for the dietary supplement industry, working collaboratively with Sen. O...Show More
Formulating fermented pepper flakes starts with pepper love, ends with award - podcast

13:08 | Apr 23rd

Fermentation, a traditional food production method, is gaining traction among consumers looking for ancient wisdom in current food offerings, according to data presented by NEXT Data and Insights at SupplySide East 2019. Foremother Foods LLC’s new L...Show More
25 years of DSHEA: a GMP auditor’s perspective - podcast

11:38 | Apr 18th

The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) gave FDA the authority to issue cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) requirements for dietary supplements, which the agency did in 2007. Tara Lin Couch, Ph.D., senior director of d...Show More
CBD, ancient wisdom, alternative supplement delivery trending at SupplySide East - podcast

25:47 | Apr 17th

SupplySide East, the East Coast’s leading ingredient and solutions trade show, showcased the happenings making waves in the natural product industry, including transparency, the expansion of “-biotics” and plant-based nutrition. In this podcast, Info...Show More
Grass-fed burgers made with regeneration in mind – podcast

12:08 | Apr 16th

Teton Waters Ranch, a grass-fed beef product company, offers consumers Certified Humane® raised and handled burgers, sausages, hot dogs and meatballs while ensuring ranching practices are regenerative. The brand’s new product—Teton Waters Ranch Burge...Show More
Product innovation for microbiome support – podcast

12:45 | Apr 11th

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Michelle Perkins, founder of Counter Culture, discuss the process of innovation that led to Counter Culture’s all-purpose probiotic household cleaner.
Mars seeks entrepreneurs looking for growth acceleration – podcast

14:28 | Apr 8th

Food giant Mars Inc. recently launched its Seeds of Change Accelerator program, which offers funding and mentorship for purpose-driven businesses. Informa’s Heather Granato spoke with Mars’ Gary Arora, head of accelerator and global lead, launchpad, ...Show More
Educating consumers on new Supplement Facts Labels - podcast

09:15 | Apr 4th

In 2016, FDA announced its Final Rule requiring both the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts boxes on product labels get updated to reflect new scientific information and to help consumers make more informed choices. Most brands have until 2020 unti...Show More
The benefits and challenges of incorporating climate action – podcast

14:20 | Apr 4th

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Sara Newmark, vice president of social impact at MegaFood, talk about the benefits and challenges of incorporating climate action into a company’s business model.
Defining exercise recovery and highlighting restorative nutrition

19:22 | Mar 29th

Recovering from exercise goes beyond the short window following that last sprint, bench press or mile, advised Susan Hewlings, Ph.D., R.D., vice president of scientific affairs for Nutrasource, in this podcast preview to her talk at SupplySide East 2...Show More
Ashwagandha gets lampooned on Saturday Night Live. That’s great news!

08:53 | Mar 28th

Adaptogenic herbs might be as close to the silver bullet as it gets—lowers stress, increases energy sans jittery caffeine, improves mental clarity. While ginseng has been around longer, ashwagandha has been leading the adaptogenic charge for the past...Show More
Water buffalo dairy products meet consumer demands, face supply challenges - podcast

12:28 | Mar 26th

It was not enough for Annabella Buffalo Creamery to offer dairy products that contains higher levels of protein, fat, calcium and phosphorous compared to cow’s milk (Functional Foods in Health and Disease 2012, 2(4):86-106). Nor was it enough that An...Show More
Omnichannel connects consumers and brands in new ways - podcast

11:20 | Mar 25th

Jeff Hilton, chief marketing officer at Brand Hive, talks with INSIDER editor Todd Runestad about the brave new world of omnichannel marketing. What is this omnichannel, you ask? Not your father’s TV, that’s for sure. Hilton talks about • Directing m...Show More
How MorningStar Farms is leading by example in the plant-based foods category – podcast

12:52 | Mar 22nd

Understanding evolving consumer needs has been critical to exploding the plant-based foods category. Listen to Sara Young, vice president and general manager of Morningstar Farms & Plant Based Proteins, and Judie Bizzozero, senior editor, Natural Pro...Show More
Standards and trends at 2019’s Expo West – podcast

18:11 | Mar 19th

Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, Connor Lovejoy, assistant editor, and Alex Smolokoff, editorial coordinator, discuss what goes on behind the scenes with the Expo West standards team and discuss the trends that stood out.
2019 Expo West supplement trends: CBD/hemp, functional ingredients and wellness shots – podcast

23:41 | Mar 18th

Supplements take many forms, and senior editor Todd Runestad takes many supplements. In this podcast, he and Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, explore Expo West 2019 trends such as CBD/hemp, the microbiome, functional ingredients and wellness shots.
Mushrooms, mentorship and plant-based drive launches at 2019’s Expo West – podcast

24:53 | Mar 15th

Among the food, beverage and supplement launches at Expo West 2019, Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, and Karen Butler, senior editor, discuss trends such as mushrooms, mentorship and plant-based.
Introduction to DSHEA—podcast series

18:29 | Mar 14th

Sandy Almendarez and Josh Long of Natural Products INSIDER discuss the basics of DSHEA as part of a series of podcasts examining the 25th anniversary of the dietary supplement law.
Keto, oat milk and microbiome support trending at Expo West 2019 – podcast

23:04 | Mar 13th

Keto, oat milk and microbiome support trending at Expo West 2019 – podcast Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, and Rachel Adams, managing editor, review trends seen at Expo West including keto-inspired products, an insurgence of oat milk and widening...Show More
Legal Expo West 2019 trends: CBD craze and FDA Commissioner resigns—podcast

12:24 | Mar 12th

In this podcast, INSIDER’s Sandy Almendarez and Josh Long reflect on quality and legal issues around CBD highlighted March 5 during an all-day summit at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California.
Top Expo West 2019 Trends: Protein, Coconut, Digestion and Philanthropy

17:45 | Mar 11th

Natural product experts Heather Granato and Sandy Almendarez discuss the trends they saw during 2019’s Natural Products Expo West tradeshow in Anaheim, California. Natural Products Expo West, with its 88,000 attendees in 2019, is the place to find tr...Show More
Improving Lives Foundation promotes gender equality and nutrition among rural farmers – podcast

17:24 | Mar 6th

The initiative from OmniActive Health Technologies aims to fostering positive change for the communities, customers and consumers impacted by the company’s products and practices. To foster positive change for the communities that help build dietary ...Show More
Change and disruption in the organic & natural sector – podcast

22:43 | Mar 4th

We are at a clear inflection point in terms of creating the next generation of food and agriculture. Listen to Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market and now principal at Stonewall Robb Advisors, and Judie Bizzozero, senior editor, Natural ...Show More
Baby boomers looking for CBD ‘brake pedal’

05:47 | Feb 28th

In this podcast, a naturopathic doctor, Colorado lobbyist and VP of a wholesale ingredient manufacturer discuss the hottest ingredient in the natural products industry—CBD.
Growing the plant-based market – podcast

20:52 | Feb 27th

Data from a 2018 study conducted by Nielsen and commissioned by the Plant Based Foods Association revealed plant-based food sales grew by 20 percent from the previous year to reach a staggering $3.3 billion. Listen to Michele Simon, executive directo...Show More
Lessons from 30 years of bringing natural products to market – podcast

13:54 | Feb 20th

Success in the natural products market comes to brands that plan, revaluate and execute a business strategy that hinges on the people and capital. Bob Burke, principal, Natural Products Consulting, discusses the steps brands can take to ensure they a...Show More
Developing scientifically backed dietary supplements – podcast

11:18 | Feb 14th

Nutraceutical innovations have helped countless consumers in their pursuit of well-being. In this podcast, Gene Bruno of Twinlab talks with editor Karen Butler about the importance of creating scientifically backed products that meet all regulatory r...Show More
Flex time, Fridays off help Millennials flourish in natural product industry – podcast

14:02 | Feb 12th

The work environment that best suits the next generation of natural product industry leaders includes flexible time and the ability to work from home when needed. Monique Simison, senior sourcing manager, nutrition global procurement, Nutrilite, says...Show More
Online listening to understand social media users, trends – podcast

15:18 | Feb 6th

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Lori Colman and Bob Musinski, CBD Marketing, discuss the role of online listening in understanding social media health trends and consumers.
How to play at hemp CBD—and win - podcast

12:49 | Jan 31st

Mickey Schuett, president of GBMM Brokers and Consulting, talks with INSIDER editor Todd Runestad about the business of hemp. Schuett consults with many hemp-derived CBD companies. Here we discuss the following issues: • How the evangelical community...Show More
Supplement OWL registry grows to 12,000 labels – podcast

14:39 | Jan 30th

Since ideation two years ago, the Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) launched, and now includes over 12,000 labels and is guided by an advisory board to ensure it continuously meets industry needs. In addition, the Commercial Data Exchange (CDX...Show More
Innovation in natural skin care -podcast

18:50 | Jan 24th

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Ian Lirenman, CEO and founder of emerginC, discusses the process of innovation behind its recently launched Rawceuticals Blend moisturizer, a finalist in the 2018 SupplySide West Editor’...Show More
Personalized nutrition to create better sleep, stress products - podcast

17:19 | Jan 22nd

Falling asleep is “an act of faith,” notes Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., author, educator and integrative medicine clinician, where humans must trust they are in a safe place to become unconscious for hours. It’s no wonder that botanicals and other supplem...Show More
How to win in the gluten free frozen pizza category – podcast

06:50 | Jan 17th

Phoenix-based Spinato’s Fine Foods recently took its award-winning gluten free pizza recipe from the restaurant to retail stores nationwide. Listen to Todd Niezgodzki, national director of sales and business development, Spinato’s Fine Foods, and Jud...Show More
Ted Mills on the future of personalized medicine -podcast

19:15 | Jan 15th

LifeBoost CEO Ted Mills talks with Todd Runestad, INSIDER senior editor, about his company’s cute little countertop appliance, Tespo, and how it will change the game for nutrient intake. Mr. Coffee has met his match.
Equipment manufacturer uses SupplySide West to ‘save lives’ -podcast

11:30 | Jan 14th

For every SupplySide West 2018 attendee who washed their hands at the booth of hygiene equipment provider Meritech, the company donated US$1 to Edesia Nutrition, a nonprofit organization that produces peanut-based, ready-to-use therapeutic foods for ...Show More
Integrating botanicals for wellness – podcast

21:06 | Jan 10th

Botanical ingredients such as echinacea, boswellia, curcumin and andrographis offer potential benefits, whether in humans or animals. In this podcast, Cheryl Myers of EuroPharma tells editor Karen Butler how she integrated her knowledge as a register...Show More
Today’s ingredient, tomorrow’s consumer concerns-podcast

12:38 | Jan 9th

Todd Runestad, senior editor at Informa Health & Nutrition, talks with Scott Larkin, CEO of Connect Nutrition, about relationship building between suppliers and manufacturers. As an industry veteran, Larkin gets into a number of fascinating ingredien...Show More
Probiotic myths: True or false – podcast

12:16 | Jan 7th

Do bacteria cells really outnumber human cells in our bodies six to one? Is bacterial diversity in the gut always better? Listen to this podcast with Don Brown, N.D., director of Natural Products Research and Consultants, as he describes the facts an...Show More
UNPA studies CBD/hemp extracts–podcast

07:26 | Jan 4th

n this podcast interview during SupplySide West in November 2018, Frank Lampe of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) discusses UNPA members’ increasing interest in CBD and hemp extracts.
Repurposing ingredients to boost nutrition and reduce waste streams – podcast

25:02 | Jan 3rd

A passion for beer led to a patented technology for rescuing spent grains that could revolutionize the food ingredient supply chain. In this podcast, Dan Kurzrock of ReGrained talks with editor Karen Butler about upcycling, and the joys and challenge...Show More
Building an influencer program – podcast

13:55 | Jan 2nd

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Lindsey Bristol, MS, RD, senior marketing manager at Swanson, offers tips and insight on building an influencer program from scratch.
Healthy Insider podcast: A new look at ‘sleep-promoting’ ingredients

19:04 | Dec 26th, 2018

Research has shown the many benefits sleep has for every target demographic, but research has not shown that dietary ingredients can cause rid consumers of insomnia or put them to sleep faster. But perhaps, that shouldn’t be the goal of botanicals, v...Show More
Healthy INSIDER podcast – vitamin K2 research shows astonishing efficacy

10:15 | Dec 20th, 2018

Todd Runestad, senior editor at Informa Health & Nutrition, talks with Eric Anderson of NattoPharma about “the forgotten vitamin,” vitamin K2, especially the menaquinone-7, or MK-7, form. Compelling research is catapulting the ingredient into the sup...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Social media marketing regulations

16:47 | Dec 19th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Justin Prochnow, shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, draws on FTC and FDA actions and regulations to offer guidance on legally marketing via social media.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Exploring Technology & Transparency Part 2

08:02 | Dec 17th, 2018

Companies are seeking greater transparency through the supply chain, with ingredient buyers looking to truly understand where their ingredients are sourced and produced. In June 2018, Heather Granato, vice president of content, took part in Ingredien...Show More
Healthy INSIDER podcast - 5 ways to disrupt the disruptive hemp/CBD category

15:12 | Dec 12th, 2018

Todd Runestad, senior editor at Informa Health & Nutrition, powwowed with Tim Gordon, president of Functional Remedies and the Colorado Hemp Industries Association, about the current state of affairs in the booming hemp and CBD market. Gordon reveals...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Clean Label Alliance to drive clean label supplement solutions

09:40 | Dec 11th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy Insider Podcast, Steve Peirce, president and CEO of RIBUS, discusses the launch and vision of the Clean Label Alliance.
SupplySide West: Entrepreneurs launch supplement venture with portion of sales devoted to charity

06:57 | Dec 10th, 2018

In this podcast interview at SupplySide West, Sean Lake of BUBS Naturals—a marketer of collagen protein—weighs in on a friend from childhood who inspired him to start a business that gives a portion of its proceeds to a military charity.
Healthy Insider Podcast: Mandated supplement registry likely inevitable

08:20 | Dec 7th, 2018

Voluntary supplement product registries, such as the Supplement OWL, are great for the industry, but they aren’t enough to allow FDA to reduce the amount of illegal ingredients on the market. The solution, according to attorney Scott Bass, partner, S...Show More
Healthy INSIDER podcast - Trend watching at Health ingredients (Hi) Europe 2018

17:45 | Dec 5th, 2018

The health and nutrition ingredients industry is constantly evolving with customers actively seeking functional foods to meet their nutritional challenges, from antioxidants to anti-allergens, and fat reduction to sports nutrition and healthy aging. ...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: The state of prebiotics

13:14 | Dec 5th, 2018

From the science, definition and regulatory environment to product development and market data, global interest in prebiotics is on the rise. In this podcast, Len Monheit of the Global Prebiotic Association (GPA) talks with Karen Butler about the wea...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Consumer confidence in dietary supplements

12:37 | Dec 3rd, 2018

In this podcast interview at SupplySide West, Brian Wommack of the Council for Responsible Nutrition discusses findings of a survey that highlight consumers’ growing confidence in, and demand for, dietary supplements.
SupplySide West podcast: Diversity, anti-inflammatories and research on display

14:54 | Nov 27th, 2018

SupplySide West brings diversity of companies, diversity of ingredients and diversity of health conditions addressed, as noted by first-timer Connor Lovejoy, assistant editor, INSIDER. In this podcast, Lovejoy discusses the trends he saw at the Las V...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Ingredients and clean labels moving the supplement industry

29:57 | Nov 26th, 2018

From CBD’s upgraded status as “the biggest product in the history of natural products” to rice and chickpea making labels easier to read, Todd Runestad, senior editor, INSIDER, and ingredients editor, New Hope, discusses trends he saw at SupplySide W...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Prebiotics 2.0 and beyond

11:34 | Nov 21st, 2018

Prebiotic ingredients have moved to function 2.0 by serving a dual purpose of feeding beneficial probiotics in guts as well as offering other health benefits, such as cognitive or anti-inflammatory health. Prebiotics’ emerging popularity is among the...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Diversity without inclusion is meaningless

11:16 | Nov 20th, 2018

Diversity in a professional setting is necessary, but it does little to affect a company’s processes if people don’t feel included. In this podcast, Renee Beall, senor marketing managing, DSM, talks about the importance of the relationships that deve...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: 2018 Good food trends clean up the supply chain

10:29 | Nov 20th, 2018

The food and beverage supply chain is cleaning up to better provide regenerative, nourishing, accessible and tasty options to consumers across the globe. But this is no easy task with food brands needing to examine their practices and understand how ...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: The little pea that could and other food trends

20:42 | Nov 19th, 2018

Pea protein ingredient launches flourished at SupplySide West 2018, with suppliers offering enhanced options that address pea’s earthy flavor and gritty texture. Judie Bizzozero, senior editor, INSIDER, talks about companies such as Axiom Foods, Dani...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Millennial career paths in food R&D

15:50 | Nov 16th, 2018

Tradeshows are a great way for Millennial professionals in the health and nutrition industry to meet mentors that help them progress their careers, according to Kimberly Schaub senior product developer, Bulletproof, who discusses her occupation with ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: CBD and state lawmakers dominate 2018 legal trends

14:27 | Nov 16th, 2018

Products using cannabidiol (CBD) as a dietary or food ingredient are increasing in the health and nutrition market, but brands must weigh consumer interest against legal challenges, according to Josh Long, legal and regulatory editor, INSIDER. CBD is...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Sport Nutrition 2018 trends

12:53 | Nov 15th, 2018

Like elsewhere in the health and nutrition industry, sports performance researchers are looking to cannabidiol (CBD) to uncover new athletic benefits. Science is also starting to look at how natural ingredients affect women specifically rather than t...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Accessibility and inclusion drive innovation

18:09 | Nov 14th, 2018

Companies are becoming increasingly conscious that business as usual isn’t what will support long-term success. Instead, those operations that are focusing on diversity and inclusion—both in their own teams and in how they look at consumer needs—are ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Global trends impacting the supply chain

12:47 | Nov 13th, 2018

The natural products industry has a long history of focusing on consumer needs, whether that’s in terms of greater communication or looking to the latest health issues, as well as thinking about the broader ways to give back to the world. At this yea...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: CPGs helping Vitamin Angels reach 50 million pregnant women by 2030

12:11 | Nov 12th, 2018

Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization that distributes life-saving supplements to malnourished children throughout the world, has an ambitious goal to provide prenatal vitamins to 50 million pregnant women by 2030. This achievement will be reached...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Managing oxidative stress from exercise

26:07 | Nov 6th, 2018

Strenuous exercise boosts reactive oxygen species that potentially damage muscles, performance
SupplySide West Podcast: The Changing Sports Nutrition Retail Landscape

25:43 | Nov 5th, 2018

Amazon and social media are forcing changes to legacy brands and brick-and-mortar outlets.
SupplySide West podcast: Finding the right recipe for clean label food and beverage success

10:05 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Being a leader in the clean label food and beverage space doesn't happen overnight. Understanding trends, ingredient considerations, supply chain issues and production processes is paramount for success.
SupplySide Podcast: Inclusive workforce leads to inclusive sales

17:21 | Nov 1st, 2018

Hiring and supporting employees that better mirror the population of a brand’s target demographics helps improve business return on investment (ROI) because product attributes can better respond to consumer needs. Having that personal expertise in ho...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: CBD market explodes while experts debate regulations

17:35 | Oct 31st, 2018

Total cannabidiol (CBD) sales in the United States are expected to be $1.9 billion in 2022, with hemp-derived CBD products making up $646 million, marijuana-derived CBD selling $626 million and pharmaceuticals taking the rest at $647 million, accordi...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Psychobiotics’ emerging cognitive health research

27:17 | Oct 31st, 2018

Research conducted on probiotics’ benefits is growing so rapidly that it’s difficult for anyone to follow completely, according to product developer Jeremy Appleton. N.D., vice president of science and education, Klaire Labs. However, Dr. Appleton en...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Increasing transparency with forward-thinking technology

20:36 | Oct 30th, 2018

Using blockchain and mobile phone apps to connect the supply chain from farmer to consumer The supply chain for botanical ingredients used in dietary supplements is uniquely complex due to harvesting variations and finite resources, yet consumers—and...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Supply chain connections to boost ROI

28:50 | Oct 30th, 2018

Creating business partnerships in the health and nutrition space is more than contracts, certificates of analysis (CoAs) and yearly audits. To make a truly successful relationship that provides sustainable return on investment (ROI), people who run f...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Selecting the right contract lab

11:06 | Oct 29th, 2018

Supplement brands are required to evaluate their products for safety under federally mandated GMPs (good manufacturing practices), but many brands don’t have the expertise or equipment in house to conduct appropriate tests. Brands can turn to third-p...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Botanical testing considerations

11:33 | Oct 26th, 2018

While the New York Attorney General’s investigation may have put the topic of botanical identity testing squarely in the mainstream spotlight, the industry has for years understood that herbs and botanicals pose unique challenges in laboratory testin...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Regulatory women are backbone of nutrition industry

19:58 | Oct 25th, 2018

A regulatory consultant in the food and supplement industries must be confident and knowledgeable to navigate the murky waters of laws that are often not black and white. When a woman takes this role, she is acting outside of gender norms in a field ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Technology streamlining the supply chain

16:00 | Oct 24th, 2018

In a market with an increasing interest in transparency, technology solutions are now coming to the fore to help streamline the supply chain. Whether they’re using blockchain or other tech, companies are looking for ways to bring the dietary suppleme...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Exploring the state of the organic industry

13:35 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The term “organic” has a federal definition and decades of history, and sales growth rates for organic products continue to outpace those of conventional goods. Meeting the current and rising demand will take greater investments in the supply chain f...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Healthy aging market trends

15:50 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Concerns about getting older can take many forms, from fear of burdening others to lack of energy and even running out of money to support oneself. Steve French, managing partner, Natural Marketing Institute, lays out what consumers fear most about g...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Translating nutrition science to the plate

15:26 | Oct 19th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Amanda Archibald, registered dietician and principal at the Genomic Kitchen, tackle the question: How do we translate nutrition science to the plate?
SupplySide West Podcast: Driving forces affecting the nutrition industry

12:07 | Oct 18th, 2018

Consumers have always been in the driver’s seat when it comes to product development, as brand marketers try to anticipate and meet their needs. However, in an increasingly speedy world, what should marketers consider as they look at the trends and d...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Effectively partnering with contract labs

14:49 | Oct 17th, 2018

In this podcast interview, Tara Lin Couch, Ph.D., of EAS Consulting Group, weighs in on brand owners—or so-called own-label distributors of dietary supplements—effectively partnering with contract laboratories to perform a variety of testing services...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Creating a roadmap for success in the functional beverage market

23:32 | Oct 15th, 2018

Today’s range of functional beverages include everything from enhanced waters, juices, cold-brew coffee, RTD teas, etc. with an increased emphasis on the inclusion of shorter ingredient lists, with simple and recognizable names.
SupplySide West podcast: Courting the baby boomer consumer

09:49 | Oct 12th, 2018

With so many natural products having broad appeal across age ranges, tailoring the verbiage, channel and takeaways to different demographics can incrementally improve market acceptance.
SupplySide West podcast: Getting employees to buy into corporate vision

22:32 | Oct 11th, 2018

SupplySide West podcast: Getting employees to buy into corporate vision Executives at health and nutrition brand often create noble mission statements and visions, but those goals don’t always get appropriated translated and adopted throughout the co...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Ingredients for cognitive health

22:27 | Oct 10th, 2018

Maintaining and improving cognitive health is something that affects almost every consumer and only becomes more difficult as they age. There are, however, vitamins, minerals and nutrients that can make that job easier. Parris Kidd, Ph.D., explains w...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Probiotics market opportunities

11:41 | Oct 9th, 2018

Probiotics have been one of the consistent growth categories across the natural products space, with product introductions in the supplement, food, beverage and even personal care categories. However, even as researchers are exploring the health bene...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Biotechnology and the ingredient supply chain

11:29 | Oct 8th, 2018

Biotechnology has been applied in fields from medicine to agriculture for many years. But there remain a number of questions about the long-term usage of such technologies, particularly as it relates to consumer acceptability. In the lead-in to Suppl...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Targeting the Gen X demographic

11:39 | Oct 5th, 2018

Gen X may be the sandwich generation in more ways than one. Not only is this generation of 65 million people bookended by 75 million Boomers and 79 million Millennials, but they’re also the ones taking care of both aging parents and high demand child...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: How technology is driving personalized nutrition

12:40 | Oct 3rd, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Tamara Bernadot, co-founder and chief nutrition officer at Persona, discuss the role of technology in creating personalized nutrition solutions, and in...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Effectively partnering with a contract laboratory

14:30 | Oct 1st, 2018

GMPs (good manufacturing practices) require an own label distributor/brand holder to test their products with scientifically valid methods, but it’s up to brands to decide if it’s best to test in house or by using a third-party lab. A lot of factors ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: AI’s impact on product innovation

17:11 | Sep 27th, 2018

Informa’s Heather Granato talks with Alex Zhavoronkov, Ph.D., of Insilico Medicine, about the evolution of artificial intelligence, and how AI technology is being applied to investigate new ingredients that could beneficially impact the aging process...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Stress Less Botanicals

11:26 | Sep 24th, 2018

Stress and anxiety can lead to many health problems including insomnia, hypertension, adrenal fatigue and more, but for millennia, humans have been using calming botanicals to help relax and boost mood. In this podcast, Vince Kreipke, scientific advi...Show More
SupplySide West podcast: Capitalizing on new product opportunities in the beverage sector

23:31 | Sep 20th, 2018

Developing a great-tasting functional beverage comes with challenges, but it’s far from impossible if you follow a few key guidelines.
SupplySide West Podcast: Using Blockchain to Drive Positive Change from Farm to Brand

10:41 | Sep 19th, 2018

The supply chain is becoming more connected and technology is driving transparency into the sourcing process. New solutions around blockchain can connect brands with their primary suppliers—even back to the farm—to create tangible, verifiable impacts...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Gen Z focus on health and thrift

10:53 | Sep 12th, 2018

Generation Z, those 20 years and younger, have had a short time to establish their shopping habits, but they have already have their own rules for what qualifies as a healthy product. They want brands to have helpful ingredients, demonstrate responsi...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: The basics and the nitty gritty of quality agreements

14:34 | Sep 5th, 2018

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Kurt Schneider, president of Tech Bridge West, review the basics of quality agreements in a contact manufacturer partnership, along with real-world examples and red flags that underscore the importance of an adequat...Show More
SupplySide West podcast – Exploring the Connection Between Organic & Regenerative Agriculture

16:53 | Aug 29th, 2018

Informa’s Heather Granato talks with Jeff Moyer of The Rodale Institute about organic and regenerative agriculture, and the ways brands can deliver truly healthy products to their consumers.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Exploring Technology & Transparency – podcast part 1

06:56 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Technology is transforming the supply chain, improving companies’ abilities to produce ingredients and bring them to market, as well as make it easier to access information at any point of production. On a trip to China, Informa’s Heather Granato dis...Show More
SupplySide West podcast - Are you ready for an FSMA audit?

22:48 | Aug 15th, 2018

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) which became law in 2011, and by September 2018 nearly all food, beverage and supplement makers will be required to follow the rules. FDA is actively enforcing rules and inspecting facilities based on varying ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Quality Systems in a Contract Manufacturing Partnership

19:36 | Aug 8th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Tara Couch, senior director of dietary supplement and tobacco services at EAS Consulting Group, discuss essential quality systems for an own label dist...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: IFT 2018 Food & Beverage Trends

39:05 | Jul 24th, 2018

Alternative sweeteners, clean label, plant-based protein, personalized nutrition, alternative dairy and better-for-you food and beverage ingredients. All these trends and more were on display at the 2018 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Educating Those Interested in Food Technology

07:53 | Jul 11th, 2018

Ginger Schlueter, assistant editor, spoke with Offir Benjamin, Ph.D., researcher and lecturer at Tel-Hai College. Listeners will learn about alternative dairy trends, how to reduce food waste and how education plays a vital role in entering the food ...Show More
Reporters Explore, Debate Impact of FDA Approval of CBD Medicine

17:21 | Jun 29th, 2018

In this podcast, reporters Todd Runestad and Josh Long review last week’s landmark event—FDA approval of Epidiolex, a CBD medicine to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy—and debate the potential impact on the natural products industry.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Celebrating a Year of the Supplement OWL

08:07 | Jun 20th, 2018

As consumers are seeking more transparency in the products they buy, and regulators aim to stretch tight budgets by focusing on the bad actors, self regulatory initiatives can take center stage. At SupplySide East in New Jersey in April, Heather Gran...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: InnovoPro’s Chickpea Offers Vegan Protein Choice

08:28 | Jun 13th, 2018

Ginger Schlueter, assistant editor, interviewed Taly Nechushtan, CEO and Nitzan N. Ben Chaim, CTO with InnovoPro Limited, makers of chickpea protein and starch. Learn why brands should consider chickpea protein and discover trends within the industry...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: 25 Years After DSHEA & NDI Process Is Broken

16:57 | Jun 6th, 2018

In 1994, Congress passed a landmark law—the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA)—that included thoughts about how companies could bring new ingredients to market; in the 25 years since, the waters around new dietary ingredients (NDIs) ha...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Munbatim Gives Bread a Clean Label Makeover

07:04 | May 30th, 2018

Ginger Schlueter, assistant editor, met and spoke with Boaz Olivero, founder and CEO, of Munbatim, to learn more about why the company got started, challenges and how he overcame them, and trends in the functional foods niche.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Supporting Businesses That Are a Force for Good

10:19 | May 23rd, 2018

Across the natural products industry, brands are taking steps to be more sustainable and support their communities. Retailers and consumers are taking steps to request more from their product suppliers, raising the bar for “doing good” with business....Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: The SARMs Conundrum

18:56 | May 16th, 2018

The use of SARMs (selective androgen receptor modulators), synthetic compounds being investigated as new drugs, have triggered industry and regulator efforts to remove these compounds from dietary supplements. What the best approach to doing so is a ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Supplements Market Drivers in China

12:23 | May 9th, 2018

In this Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Jeff Crowther, executive director of the US-China Health Products Association, discuss key factors driving growth of the dietary supplements market in China, including a push from th...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Sustainable Packaging Advances

14:52 | May 2nd, 2018

Ginger Schlueter, assistant editor, hosted Julia Schifter, VP business development, TIPA Corp, as she explained why and how the company got started, discussed environmental hazards of plastics and compared the concept of compostable flexible packagin...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Impacts of Social Media, Technology on Chinese Commerce

13:01 | Apr 25th, 2018

In this Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Jeff Crowther, executive director of the US-China Health Products Association, discuss the rapid adoption and evolution of social media and technology by Chinese consumers, and how t...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Cannabidiol (CBD) in Companion Animal Products

22:46 | Apr 20th, 2018

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a hot trend in natural products for humans—and their pets. Bill Bookout of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) shares an update on the regulatory status of using hemp and CBD for animals, touching on the roles of FDA-CV...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Detecting Food Contaminants in the Field

07:49 | Apr 18th, 2018

Ginger Schlueter, assistant editor, and Yair Moneta, head of business development, Inspecto, discuss the development of their nanoscale, a portable device that detects food contaminants in the field. The conversation explores Inspecto’s successes and...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: SupplySide East 2018 Trends

12:34 | Apr 13th, 2018

Prebiotics for synergistic support of the microbiome, an emphasis on clinical research on ingredients, interest in beauty from within offerings and unique delivery forms. All of this and more were on display at SupplySide East 2018. SupplySide East 2...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Hemp Industry Fights DEA Marijuana Extract Rule

05:47 | Apr 2nd, 2018

In this podcast, Josh Long of Natural Products INSIDER explores a lawsuit challenging a marijuana extract rule adopted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Long interviews cannabis attorney Bob Hoban and takes listeners to a federal appeals ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Innovation, Progress in Sustainable Packaging Solutions

20:37 | Mar 28th, 2018

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Lara Dickinson, executive director at OSC2, cofounder at Climate Collaborative and partner at Pluot Consulting, discuss the challenges related to development and adoption of sustainable, flexible packaging and the i...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: How Investing in Startups Turns Ideas into Scalable Products

24:41 | Mar 21st, 2018

Ingredion recently partnered with the non-profit food business incubator The Hatchery Chicago as part of the Ingredion for Emerging Business initiative to help new food and beverage companies turn innovative ideas into on-trend and scalable products....Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Expo West 2018 Trends

36:28 | Mar 15th, 2018

Supply chain traceability and mission-based business, plant-based protein and bone broth, and digestive health and CBD. All these trends and more were on display at the 38th annual Natural Products Expo West. In this episode, Heather Granato, vice pr...Show More
Healthy Insider Podcast: U.S. Nutrition Industry Strengthening the Bridge to China

16:03 | Mar 8th, 2018

China has always been important to the supply side of the U.S. health and nutrition industry, but smart businesses are tapping into the growing significance of the Chinese consumer base. Yet, accessing the market of 400 million people is not an easy ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Research & Development: Finding a Common Language

20:47 | Mar 5th, 2018

In this edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Judie Bizzozero, editor, Food Insider Journal, and Mary Christ-Erwin, partner at Porter Novelli and lead of the agency’s food and agriculture issues and policy group, discuss the importance of communica...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Authentic, Regenerative Leadership

12:51 | Feb 28th, 2018

Authentic leadership can be described as bringing oneself wholly into your team and business—“showing up” and being truly invested in revealing our true selves. This concept goes further in regenerative leadership, which takes the concepts of buildin...Show More
Healthy Insider Podcast: 2018 U.S. Politics with Loren Israelsen

18:05 | Feb 26th, 2018

2018 is a big year for U.S. politics and regulations that affect the health and nutrition industry. This year will bring the full implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a new Farm Bill, mid-term elections, and the retirement of u...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Regenerative Agriculture and Biodynamic Farming

13:06 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Regenerative farming applies the principles of organic, while adding a focus on farms as closed systems—living organisms able to provide their own intrinsic solutions for healthy longevity. In this Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Heather Granato, vice presi...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: The Current State of GMOs

19:38 | Feb 21st, 2018

In this edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Judie Bizzozero, managing editor, and Megan Westgate, executive director of the Non-GMO Project, discuss the current state of GMOs in the food supply and upcoming regulations scheduled to take effect in...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Going ‘Inside the Bottle’

09:43 | Feb 16th, 2018

Across the dietary supplements space, there’s a great interest in promoting quality, building trust and improving the transparency in the supply chain. At the same time, we’ve seen the rise of content marketing as a key platform for conveying informa...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: The Role of Transparency in Supplements Category

11:40 | Feb 7th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Scott Steinford, founder and CEO of Trust Transparency Consulting, discuss the role of transparency in establishing trust with supplements consumers.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Innovation in the Industry

16:41 | Feb 1st, 2018

There seems to be no shortage of innovative solutions and inspired product development in the global health and nutrition industry and the innovation landscape continues to look promising. Alessio Dantino from Crowdfooding joins us to discuss all are...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Supplement Brands’ FSMA Requirements

07:50 | Jan 31st, 2018

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which became law in 2011, increased the regulatory requirements that food—and supplement—manufacturers must follow to ensure food safety. These risk-based preventative measures accompany the good manufacturin...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Macro Trends for Europe

15:50 | Jan 30th, 2018

Nutrition Business Journal’s Global Supplement Business Report 2017 offers extensive insight to the European market ups and downs. Claire Morton, senior industry analyst at NBJ, joins us to discuss the ‘sleeping giant’ that is the European supplement...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Astaxanthin and Skin Health

35:42 | Jan 25th, 2018

For most people, skin is an integral part of healthy ageing, but it's usually skin appearance that gets the most attention. Topical products sales are booming, with more and more consumers concerned about wrinkles and thinning skin, but as Dr Mark Mi...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Clean Label in Colours and Flavours

10:26 | Jan 24th, 2018

Consumer demand for clean label means manufacturers need to consider the demand for naturalness stretching into colours and flavours. More than just a rejection of E numbers, this is part of the consumer shift to 'everything healthy' and colours and ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Nutritional Protection for Modern Eyes

13:46 | Jan 24th, 2018

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the inner spirit may need some yellow shades. Potentially damaging blue light was once only a problem for eyes subject to sun overexposure, but modern eyes are bombarded by blue light from endless device scree...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Illness to Wellness Shift in Nutraceuticals

12:12 | Jan 18th, 2018

The health care industry is undergoing functional and structural changes from a 'fee-for-service' to 'value-based' services at a national level in various countries. This movement is currently experiencing renewed impetus as several food components a...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Capturing Millennials with the ‘Softer Side of Health’

16:00 | Jan 17th, 2018

Millennials view food and health differently than Boomers and Gen X’ers. Millennials want food from brands with values, missions and purposes that align with their own ideals of improving the world. For them, health is not a blood pressure level or a...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – 2-aminoisoheptane and Supplement Adulteration

12:57 | Jan 16th, 2018

Many supplement manufacturers have been searching for new ingredients to replace ephedrine since it was banned by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2004, and subsequently prohibited in Europe. As a researcher following the supplement industry cl...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Neuroscience and Brand Positioning

16:17 | Jan 11th, 2018

Experiences leave their mark on the brain… literally. Baroness Greenfield explains how brands and digital advertising can actually shape our brains and how food and drink businesses can influence their consumers. Conveying taste and smell to a 'scree...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast: Personal Care Market Drivers, Trends

12:30 | Jan 10th, 2018

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Xuesong Li, director of the management consulting practice at Kline & Co., discuss factors impacting the growth and trends of the global personal care ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Geopolitics and Food

25:27 | Jan 9th, 2018

With Brexit and the US election sending ripples across the world, it's only logical to expect implications to food prices and supplies. Brexit sees the United Kingdom forced to consider agricultural policy, food safety standards and import tariffs fo...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Trends for 2018

24:21 | Jan 5th, 2018

2018 is upon us and all thoughts are turning to the potential and opportunities a new year brings. We called Hamish Renton, managing director of HRA Food and Drink, to discuss his predictions for the food and beverage markets in 2018 and how these ap...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Supplement Opportunities with Integrative Physicians

14:43 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Many integrative physicians—medical doctors and doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) who self-identify as using holistic practices—turn to supplements to help their patients’ wellness. Brands that communicate and connect with these practitioners can...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast #82: Human Trends Continue in Animal Nutrition

17:56 | Dec 27th, 2017

Affirming that pet trends are influenced by what’s hot for humans, a probiotic food topper for dogs and cats earned a 2017 Editor’s Choice Award (ECA) for best new animal nutrition product. In this podcast, Mika Wheelwright, CEO of Fidobiotics and Me...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 81: Succeeding in Personalized Nutrition

12:05 | Dec 20th, 2017

Winning a 2017 Editor’s Choice Award (ECA) for best new multivitamin, Vitamin Packs capitalized on the personalized nutrition and convenience trends with its online assessment tool and home delivery model. In this podcast, CEO Jason Brown discusses h...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 154: Working With Dieticians as Omega-3 Influencers

16:56 | Dec 19th, 2017

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Elana Natker, MS, RD, discuss the role of dieticians as influencers to consumers, and how brands can work with dieticians to educate consumers on ingredients and ingredient science. Natker will present during the GO...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 153: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Macromolecular Antioxidants

10:01 | Dec 15th, 2017

Clinical studies show diets full of antioxidants are associated with significant decreases in the overall risk of various lifestyle diseases, including cardiovascular diseases and some cancers. But current research focuses solely on the low molecular...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 80: Active Consumers Blend Sports and Mainstream Nutrition

12:31 | Dec 13th, 2017

Steve Myers, managing editor, chats with Kara Nielsen, sales and engagement manager USA for Innova Market Insights, about the impact and dynamics of active consumers and active nutrition.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 152: Vitafoods Insights – Resveratrol and Women’s Health

15:03 | Dec 12th, 2017

Resveratrol, first brought into the spotlight in the context of the French paradox (just how do they have such a low rate of cardiovascular disease despite having a diet rich in saturated fats, smoking cigarettes and consuming large amounts of alcoho...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 151: Omega-3 Functional Food Market Trends

11:07 | Dec 12th, 2017

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Stephanie Mattucci, global food science analyst at Mintel, discuss key trends impacting the omega-3 functional food market. Mattucci will present during the GOED Exchange 2018, Feb. 6 to 8, in Seattle Washington.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 150: Vitafoods Insights — Avoiding Saccharides on a Low-FODMAP Diet

24:30 | Dec 7th, 2017

The link between foods and digestive orders is well recognised, and for many people FODMAPs are the culprit. These short-chain carbohydrates can ferment in the lower part of the large intestine if they're not digested properly, causing pain and bloat...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 79: Formulating Natural Cosmetics

08:05 | Dec 6th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Perry Romanowski, vice president of Element 44 Inc., discuss strategies for formulating natural cosmetics.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 149: Vitafoods Insights - Consumer Lifestyle Influencing Nutraceuticals

12:17 | Dec 6th, 2017

Lifestyle trends from the food and drink industry are increasingly influencing the nutritional supplements market: from clean label to the shift towards vegetarian and vegan diets, movements originating in the food and drink sector are constantly evo...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 148: Looking at the Chinese Supply Chain … in China

18:59 | Dec 4th, 2017

China is emerging as a critical global partner across myriad industries, including the supplement and food/beverage markets. In fact, between 70 and 80 percent of the raw materials in the U.S. dietary supplement industry are coming from China. Chines...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast147: Vitafoods Insights – Immune Health for All Seasons

11:59 | Nov 30th, 2017

Immune health may well be a continuing area of interest for the nutraceutical and functional food industry, but this time of year, interest skyrockets. Germs abound and consumers snuffle and sneeze their way to the traditional cold and flu products, ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 78: Supporting Muscle Mass and Strength in Seniors

08:57 | Nov 29th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, and Bettina Mittendorfer, professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, discuss the unique nutritional needs of seniors, including...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 146: Vitafoods Insights–The Importance of Sustainability in the Supply Chain

16:06 | Nov 28th, 2017

Companies are increasingly exposed to risks across supply chains and in an increasingly global marketplace, businesses need to ensure they are resilient to the many risks posed by climate change and the possibilities of unethical practices in factori...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 145: More Americans Take, Have Confidence in Supplements

12:01 | Nov 27th, 2017

Supplement use is at an all-time high—76 percent—among U.S. adults, and most (87 percent) are confident that supplements are safe, quality and efficacious, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and c...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 144: Vitafoods Insights – The Weighty Issue of Obesity

12:09 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Today, obesity is a global epidemic with a total economic impact exceeded $2 trillion each year but, as Karin Elise Nielsen from IDNutra explains, encouraging consumers to purchase weight management products is trickier than expected. Trust and trans...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 77: NEXT Trends in Health & Nutrition

21:43 | Nov 21st, 2017

The NEXT Forecast draws from proprietary market data and new product trend analyses to identify macro trends and emerging opportunities in the natural products industry. In this podcast, Todd Runestad, ingredients and supplements editor at New Hope N...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 143: Vitafoods Insights - Considering Wine and Shoelaces for Healthy Ageing

25:56 | Nov 21st, 2017

If the body's cells are constantly replicating and repairing tissues, why does the body age? Dr Mark Miller explains ageing is driven by various concepts, including shortening telomeres, the epigenome and inflammation. As he says, telomeres can be co...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 142: Supplement Industry Working Toward Common Voice

14:41 | Nov 16th, 2017

Myriad trade organizations represent companies in the supplement and functional food industries, but through partnerships and collaboration, five prominent groups are working together to offer a common voice in discussions on Capitol Hill and with FD...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 141: Vitafoods Insights – Why Won’t People Just Get Enough Omega-3 Already?

12:06 | Nov 16th, 2017

Healthcare costs related to treating lifestyle diseases (that could be avoided if people just ate enough fish) will, according to a recent report, reach more than $22 trillion globally in the next 15 years. For a lot of people, getting more omega-3 s...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 76: Making Measurement Count in Personalized Nutrition

10:09 | Nov 15th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Karen Howard, CEO and executive director of the Organic & Natural Health Association, discuss the role of nutrient field trials to determine effective ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 140: Vitafoods Insights – Natural Ingredients for Joint Health

13:46 | Nov 14th, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease affecting around 1 percent of the global population and research shows diet and other lifestyle factors influence this prevalence. The high intake of animal protein worldwide is also bringing gout back to the...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 139: Protein's Benefits to Healthy Aging

06:36 | Nov 9th, 2017

Protein offers a range of general benefits for healthy adults, but it may play an even more critical role in supporting a healthy lifespan as people age. In this podcast, McMaster University's Chris Mcglory, Ph.D., discusses optimal timing for protei...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 138: Vitafoods Insights – Staple Food Fortification

08:53 | Nov 9th, 2017

Good nutrition is crucial in the early stages of life, yet there are some typical nutrient deficiencies seen in children. To discuss children's health and how staple food fortification can have a major impact on preventing nutritional deficiencies an...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 75: Omega-3 Market’s Decade of Growth

15:45 | Nov 8th, 2017

In 10 years, the omega-3 market has grown from a concentration on fish oil concentrates to a diverse industry with several sources and an increasingly interesting scientific substantiation. Adam Ismail, Global Organization for Eicosapentaenoic Acid ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 137: Vitafoods Insights – Getting up Close and Personal with Omega-3 Levels

17:17 | Nov 7th, 2017

Healthy INSIDER Podcast 137: Vitafoods Insights – Getting up Close and Personal with Omega-3 Levels by Natural Products INSIDER
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 136: Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition

11:55 | Nov 3rd, 2017

According to Ahmed El-Sohemy, Ph.D., founder of Nutrigenomix and professor at the University of Toronto, the field of nutrigenomics—the effects of nutrition intake on gene expression—is gaining popularity, particularly as consumers gravitate toward p...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 74: Successful Product Development With Functional Ingredients

16:30 | Nov 1st, 2017

Taking home a 2017 Editor’s Choice Award (ECA) for best new probiotic product with its Superfood Chocolate Cocoa Mocha COFFEEBERRY® bar, Good Superfoods is also a contract manufacturer with a firm grasp of how to create winning natural products. In t...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 135: Identifying Clean Label Opportunities in the Food & Beverage Space

11:40 | Oct 25th, 2017

From its roots in reducing the number of ingredients and opting for more "natural" alternatives, clean label has evolved to include transparency at every level—from sourcing and production methods to packaging and claims. As consumers continue to emb...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 134: Vitafoods Insights – Putting the ‘Fun’ Into Omega-3 Functional Foods

17:56 | Oct 20th, 2017

Awareness of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids - DHA and EPA - may not be as widespread as expected; as Shai Karlinksi, vice president sales and marketing at Anlit, points out, people may know the term 'omega-3' but have less knowledge of their...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 73: Minimizing Class Action Lawsuit Risk

10:58 | Oct 18th, 2017

If a brand succeeds in the health and nutrition market, it will reach another milestone: getting sued by plaintiffs represented by a class action lawyer, according to Ivan Wasserman, partner, Amin Talati Upadhye. In this podcast, recorded on the expo...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 133: Vitafoods Insights – Astaxanthin for Sports Nutrition… and Flamingos

24:23 | Oct 18th, 2017

Think of a pink food: salmon, shrimp, red trout… flamingos. Astaxanthin is a deep red, fat-soluble pigment widely found through nature, giving these fish (and birds) their 'gorgeous' hue. Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant and recent clinical tria...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 72: Product Trends at SupplySide West 2017

13:12 | Oct 16th, 2017

SupplySide West, the largest gathering of the global health and nutrition industry, give a glimpse of what’s hot and what’s to come in new health product launches. In this podcast, Karen Butler, contact marketing manager, Informa’s health and nutriti...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 71: Supplement Trends at SupplySide West

22:36 | Oct 13th, 2017

Supplements are following foods and beverages with their attention on “clean” labels, but in some ways, supplements are leading the transparent trend. In this podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, supplements and beauty, INSIDER, covers the clean l...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 70: Sports Nutrition Trends at SupplySide West 2017

19:24 | Oct 12th, 2017

Sports nutrition products are becoming more mindful, mainstream and self-regulated, according to Steve Myers, managing editor, sports nutrition, INSIDER, who divulges the active nutrition trends he saw at SupplySide West on Sept. 25 to 29 in Las Vega...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 69: Nutricosmetics Markets Trends, Drivers

09:03 | Oct 11th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INISDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Paula Simpson, principal at Nutribloom Consulting, discuss key trends and drivers impacting the global nutricosmetics market. Simpson presented during ...Show More
SupplySide Podcast 68: Legal & Regulatory Trends at SupplySide West

17:54 | Oct 11th, 2017

The supplement industry faces a lot of legal hurdles that come from federal agencies, state attorney generals, plaintiff lawyers and self-regulatory efforts. In this Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Josh Long, INSIDER legal and regulatory editor discusses th...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 67: Food & Beverage Trends at SupplySide West 2017

17:33 | Oct 10th, 2017

It’s no surprise “clean label” is the major trend on the 2017 food and beverage scene, but the innovation lies in clean label’s emerging ties to trust and transparency, and the investment brands are making to ensure their products align with consumer...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 66: Global Trends at SupplySide West 2017

10:39 | Oct 9th, 2017

Many high-level movements are affecting the global health and nutrition industry, and several of these were highlighted at the 2017 SupplySide West trade show, held Sept. 25 to 29 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. In this podcast, Heather Granato, vi...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 132: Can A Clean Label Help You Achieve Brand Love?

16:03 | Oct 6th, 2017

We are in the midst of a food renaissance. Food is no longer just an aspect of our individual lives; it’s increasingly a central part of our culture. It’s being used to help define who we are and the values important to us. The signs are everywhere—f...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 131: Vitafoods Insights – Healthy Skin From the Inside Out

19:54 | Oct 4th, 2017

Consumers traditionally believe the skincare industry is all about topical products: the myriad creams, lotions and potions that saturate the market. Attitudes have since changed, as Golan Raz, head of global health division at Lycored explains, and ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 130: Vitafoods Insights – Bioavailability: A Cat is Not a Small Tiger

32:11 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Bioavailability is defined as 'the proportion of a substance which enters the circulation when introduced into the body and so is able to have an active effect'. For dietary supplements, bioavailability 'generally designates simply the quantity or fr...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 128: Exploring Consumer Perception, Challenges Around ‘Natural’

16:07 | Sep 29th, 2017

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Ronak Sheth, chief customer officer at Label Insight, discuss consumer interest in “natural,” along with the evolution of the term. This podcast interview was recorded at the Natural Product Association’s The Big Na...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – Defining a Market: Free From What?

21:32 | Sep 28th, 2017

Free-from is among the latest food trends hitting the shelves, and whether you call it clean label, natural or wholesome, consumer demand for 'naturalness' is driving the free-from market and causing food and beverage makers to rethink how they formu...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast: Vitafoods Insights – What Was Hot at Vitafoods Asia 2017

21:54 | Sep 25th, 2017

Vitafoods Asia 2017 was a melting pot of innovation, education and excitement about the nutraceutical and functional food industry in Southeast Asia. After an action-packed event, Heather Granato, VP Content for the Global Health and Nutrition Networ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 65: Examining Science of Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients

21:53 | Sep 22nd, 2017

In this podcast interview, Jeremy Appleton—vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs with SFI USA—explains how inflammation works in the body and the current state of research on anti-inflammatory ingredients found in many dietary supplemen...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 64: Clean Label, Transparency Trends in Supplements Market

12:07 | Sep 22nd, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Brooke Bright, senior data strategy manager at Label Insight, discuss how demands for clean labels and transparency are impacting dietary supplements.
SupplySide West Podcast 63: A View From Both Sides of the Contract Manufacturing Relationship

16:46 | Sep 21st, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Kurt Schneider, president at Tech Bridge West, discuss critical considerations when entering a contract manufacturing agreement from the perspective of...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 126: Vitafoods Insights – The Spicy Side of Weight Management

07:27 | Sep 20th, 2017

Weight management is a hot topic, with consumers turning to natural ingredients to help: one of these is capsaicinoids, the bioactive found in spicy peppers, commonly known to help boost metabolism. Capsaicinoids can seriously irritate intestines how...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 62: Market Potential for Personalized Nutrition

14:35 | Sep 20th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Jeff Hilton, co-founder and partner of BrandHive, review market conditions driving demand for personalized nutrition.
SupplySide West Podcast 60: Assessing FDA Regulations, Enforcement in Trump Administration

20:11 | Sep 19th, 2017

In this wide-ranging podcast interview, attorney Stuart Pape—head of the FDA practice group with the law firm Polsinelli PC—discusses the regulatory environment under the Trump administration, a forthcoming USDA regulation to implement a law requirin...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 59: Dissecting State AG Activities in Dietary Supplement Industry

16:31 | Sep 19th, 2017

In this podcast interview, Lori Kalani and former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore—attorneys with Cozen O'Connor’s State Attorneys General Practice —weigh in on state activities against the dietary supplement industry and risks of elevated enf...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 60: Research to Drive the Advancement of Personalized Nutrition

22:15 | Sep 19th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Jennifer Cooper, vice president of research and development (R&D) and quality at TCC, discuss how research is driving the advancement and relevancy of ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 125: Vitafoods Insights – Energy Highs and Energy Lows

28:03 | Sep 18th, 2017

The progressively more stressful lives led around the world have prompted an increase in searches for products and ingredients to boost energy. Dr Susan Kleiner believes it's crucial to focus on diet before turning to supplements: many consumers seek...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 58: Agreements for a Successful Contract Manufacturing Partnership

24:44 | Sep 18th, 2017

In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Justin Prochnow, Esq., shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, discuss key considerations to ensure contract manufacturing agreements are sufficient for opti...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 57: Assessing Inflammation Claims for Dietary Supplements

16:06 | Sep 15th, 2017

In this podcast interview, Ashish Talati—a partner in Chicago with the law firm Amin Talati Upadhye LLP—weighs in on the sometimes gray area between acceptable structure/function claims and prohibited disease claims when marketing dietary supplements...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 124: Vitafoods Insights – Sustainable Supply Chains

09:09 | Sep 15th, 2017

For any company relying on a global supply chain, the risks facing suppliers on a local level can have a domino effect for businesses , resulting in having to raise prices or reputational damage. Yoni Glickman, president of natural product solutions ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 56: D.C. Lawyer Assesses State of Flux at FTC

25:44 | Sep 14th, 2017

In this podcast interview, John Villafranco—a partner in Washington with the law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP—describes the “tremendous state of flux” at the Federal Trade Commission and the potential implications for the dietary supplement industry...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 55: Contract Lab Verification

12:07 | Sep 14th, 2017

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SupplySide West Podcast 54: Preparing for a Merger or Acquisition

16:02 | Sep 13th, 2017

When evaluating a company’s price for a merger or acquisition, it’s important to look at more than revenue, according to Todd Harrison, Esq., attorney, Venable LLP, who has helped health and nutrition brands manage merges and acquisitions (M&As) for ...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 123: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Physical Activity & Dietary Interactions

09:37 | Sep 13th, 2017

Brought to you live from Vitafoods Asia 2017, VP Content Heather Granato spoke with Dr Stephen Burns about his session on the Life Stages Theatre: physical activity and dietary interactions for the prevention of lifestyle diseases. Dr Burns argues sm...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 53: Trends in Healthy Aging Supplements

16:09 | Sep 12th, 2017

As consumers age, they want many of the same things as younger consumers, such as a healthy weight, personalized nutrition and healthy skin, but they are also more focused on certain categories of health, such as cognition and mobility (joint health)...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 52: Assessing Market for Hemp-based CBD

22:24 | Sep 11th, 2017

In this podcast interview, Sean Murphy—founder and publisher of Hemp Business Journal—reports on sales of hemp-based CBD products and discusses related trends, including characteristics associated with successful companies in the burgeoning CBD marke...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 51: Preventing Botanical Adulteration

24:34 | Sep 8th, 2017

Product adulteration can be prevented, but it takes work from natural product brands who are committed to quality and safety, according to Josef A. Brinckmann, research fellow, medicinal plants and botanical supply chain, Traditional Medicinals Inc.,...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 122: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Prenatal Nutrition

12:24 | Sep 8th, 2017

Recent survey results have shown supplement intake for European women peaked during pregnancy and very early motherhood, with 87 percent of respondents reporting consumption of vitamin supplements or fortified products while pregnant, and 75 percent ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 50: Potential Factors Contributing to Weight Issues

19:41 | Sep 7th, 2017

Despite the wealth of products, information and resources available for fit living, obesity and overweight are causing health issues of global proportions. In this podcast, David Foreman—a registered pharmacist, author and media personality known as ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 49: Former DOJ Official Weighs in on Actions Against Supplement Industry

27:45 | Sep 6th, 2017

In filing civil and criminal actions against the $41 billion dietary supplement industry, the federal government considers, among other factors, harm to consumers. In this wide-ranging podcast interview, Venable attorneys Michelle Jackson and Mich...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 48: Reimagining the Weight Loss Category

15:45 | Sep 6th, 2017

Weight loss products have had an uphill battle, from a small but impactful number of unscrupulous players and potentially harmful products to consumer frustration from failing results. In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief Rick Polito and Senior Industry...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 121: Vitafoods Insights – Branding that Speaks to Consumers

07:33 | Sep 6th, 2017

Consumers today are more knowledgeable about health and nutrition and are looking for solid evidence backing a product's efficacy. Dr Elke de Clerck, product and business development manager for Peptan, Rousselot, believes it is the ingredient suppli...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 47: Senior Nutrition Needs and Desires

16:08 | Sep 5th, 2017

Consumers aged 50 and older want the same attributes as other generations: efficacious products with clean labels in a variety of delivery forms. But brands need to address certain needs, such products that are easier to bite and that address their c...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 46: Record Year for Nutrition M&As Expected

15:55 | Sep 1st, 2017

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the nutrition and healthy ingredients are on the rise, and 2017 is expected to be a record year, according to M&A expert Joseph Downing, managing director and partner, Alantra. In this podcast, Downing and Sandy Alm...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 120: Vitafoods Insights – The Booming Global Free-From Market

23:33 | Aug 31st, 2017

The free-from foods market is booming in many parts of the world, widening into new categories and increasingly moving into the mainstream with introductions from major manufacturers and brands. Considerable effort has gone into developing gluten-fre...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 45: Research-Based Brain Health Ingredients

30:56 | Aug 30th, 2017

Rescuing memory requires improving brain function. Fortunately, many next-generation memory ingredients offer substantial promise backed by clinical research. In this podcast, Parris Kidd, Ph.D., chief science officer and director of quality for Brai...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 119: Vitafoods Insights – The Probiotics Market in Asia

11:29 | Aug 29th, 2017

The Asia-Pacific probiotics market is the largest globally, accounting for an estimated share of 38 percent in 2016. Part of this can be attributed to increasing awareness of the benefits of probiotics, and George Paraskevakos, executive director of ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 44: Weight Management Overview

16:42 | Aug 28th, 2017

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15:06 | Aug 25th, 2017

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SupplySIde West Podcast 43: Millennial Attitudes Toward Supplements, Foods, Beverages

16:52 | Aug 24th, 2017

Millennials are taking supplements and consuming functional foods and beverages, but their buying patterns, desires and loyalty are unlike their predecessors. Millennials bring an estimated 80 million supplement users to the market, and they love to ...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 42: Impact of Nutrients on Brain Health

10:25 | Aug 23rd, 2017

The advice to eat fruits and veggies isn’t just an old wives’ tale; research continues to document the connection between good health and certain nutrients such as vitamins and carotenoids. In this podcast, Nicole Stringham, Ph.D.—postdoctoral resear...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 117: Vitafoods Insights – Weight Management Simplified

09:17 | Aug 22nd, 2017

The proportion of people who are obese or overweight has risen significantly in recent years – data from the World Health Organization found 40 percent of women and 39 percent over men were overweight – that’s nearly 2 billion adults worldwide! Accor...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 41: Online Marketing to Capture Millennials

08:50 | Aug 21st, 2017

Capturing consumers online may look like an easy breezy conversation between a brand and its loyal followers, but a successful dialog comes after a lot of research. As Lance Bachmann, president & CEO, 1SEO.com Digital Agency, explains in this podcast...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 40: Botanicals for Brain Health

19:33 | Aug 18th, 2017

As people become more confident in herbs and their versatile health-enhancing functions, the category of brain enhancers is steadily on the rise. In this podcast, Chris Kilham—medicine hunter, author and educator—shares his favorite brain-boosting bo...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 116: Vitafoods Insights – Gut Health Just Got Cool

16:10 | Aug 18th, 2017

Better known as DJs and presenters, we're joined by the Mac Twins to discuss their other passion: gut health! As part of the British Gut Project and Twin Research, Alana and Lisa Macfarlane founded The Gut Stuff, a website dedicated to bringing aware...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 39: Supplement Delivery Forms for Older Consumers

14:07 | Aug 17th, 2017

Older consumers rely on supplements to help keep them healthy, but they can have difficulty swallowing pills, or they’re simply tired of taking pill after pill. Supplement brands that offer efficacious supplements in easy-to-take delivery forms can s...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 38: Brain Health and Omega-3s

11:11 | Aug 16th, 2017

Not only are omega-3s such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) integral to the neuron cell membrane, they may also prove beneficial in traumatic brain injury. In this podcast, Michael Lewis, M.D.— founder of the Brain Health Education and Research Institut...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 115: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Neuroimaging

10:14 | Aug 15th, 2017

Neuroimaging methods are increasingly being used to study the effects of nutritional interventions—there are a number of methods which assess changes in brain structure and function following intervention. Dr David White, Research Fellow at the Centr...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 37: Omega-3s’ Role in Heart Health

12:30 | Aug 14th, 2017

The long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFSs) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have a proven record to benefit heart health, according to long-time omega-3 researcher Bruce J. Holub, Ph.D., university professor emeritus...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 36: Nutrients for Heart Health and Beyond

14:12 | Aug 11th, 2017

The heart doesn’t work in isolation, and supplementing with ingredients targeted only at the heart will have effects elsewhere. And the opposite is true; nutrients for other body systems, such as the gut, will affect the heart. In this podcast, Blake...Show More
SSW Podcast 35: Consultant Says Supplement Regulations ‘Efficient if Applied and Enforced’

31:59 | Aug 10th, 2017

In this wide-ranging podcast interview, Jim Lassiter of Ingredient Identity, a regulatory management consulting firm, weighs in on dietary supplement regulations, the development of an authoritative list of old dietary ingredients and how the industr...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 114: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to the War on Diabetes in Asia

12:47 | Aug 10th, 2017

With a global increase in the prevalence of obesity, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, rising healthcare costs mean finding sustainable solutions for the prevention of diabetes is becoming a main priority for governments around the world and the...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 34: The Next Trend in Heart Health Supplements

16:49 | Aug 9th, 2017

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SupplySide West Podcast 33: Ex-FDA Supplement Head: ‘You Have to Engage’ with Lawmakers in D.C.

31:13 | Aug 8th, 2017

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Healthy INSIDER Podcast 113: Vitafoods Insights – Defining Supplementation

20:25 | Aug 8th, 2017

By eating a healthy, balanced diet, most people are able to get all the vitamins and minerals they need, but as modern lifestyles shift diets further and further away from nutrient-dense foods, nutrient deficiency is becoming a widespread epidemic. M...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 32: Heart Health Ingredients Market

14:26 | Aug 7th, 2017

The heart health ingredient market is big—US$1.1 billion in the United States and $2 billion worldwide—but there is still room for growth, given the aging population and the high incidence rate of heart issues in high-income countries. In this podcas...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 31: Opportunities in the Healthy Aging Category

11:51 | Aug 4th, 2017

Aging consumers are focused on their overall health and energy as well as on specific conditions, such as heart health and brain health. Supplement brands that want to target this important demographic would be smart to focus on healthy lifestyles in...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 112: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Health Claims in Southeast Asia

05:26 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Claims on the compositional content or putative health beenfits of foods are regulated in an increasing number of countries worldwide. Existing regulations and guidelines around health claims in Southeast Asia are not consistent, including definition...Show More
SSW Podcast 30: Common Misconception: ‘Supplement Industry Is Not Regulated’

29:53 | Aug 1st, 2017

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Healthy INSIDER Podcast 111: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Personalised Nutrition

08:45 | Aug 1st, 2017

As healthcare spending is estimated to double by 2050, making up to 30 percent of GDP in some economies, the concept of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition is increasingly becoming a priority. The question still remains how much of the innovatio...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 29: Working with Nutrition Influencers

15:55 | Jul 31st, 2017

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Healthy INSIDER Podcast 110: Vitafoods Insights – Intro to Asian Market Regulation

07:13 | Jul 28th, 2017

Food regulation and registration differs between Europe and Asia - not least because in Europe, there is one unifying body (EFSA) to regulate across all Member States. Nicholas Lauw, partner at Rajah & Tann and member of the Life Sciences Asia Pacifi...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 28: DEA Definition of Marijuana Extract ‘Counter to our Federal Law’

19:55 | Jul 27th, 2017

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s adoption of a marijuana extract rule has caused a commotion in the hemp industry. In this podcast, cannabis lawyer Bob Hoban weighs in on DEA’s controversial rule and a lawsuit challenging it.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 109: Understanding Shifts in the ‘Natural’ Perspective

16:12 | Jul 26th, 2017

Rachel Adams, managing editor, and Andrew Manzy, director of strategic insights at Nielsen, discuss how consumer perspective of “natural”is shifting at The Big Natural in Las Vegas, June 7-9.
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 108: Vitafoods Insights—Omega-3 Restrictions in Indonesia

08:38 | Jul 25th, 2017

Omega-3 supplement restrictions in Indonesia have been reversed following pressure from the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) and the local trade body, Asosiasi Pengusaha Suplemen Keshatan Indonesia (APSKI). The original restriction...Show More
INSIDER Podcast 107: Looking Back at ISSN 2017

26:29 | Jul 24th, 2017

The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) held its annual conference in Phoenix this year, and INSIDER attended for the first time. In this podcast, INSIDER’s Sandy Almendarez and Steve Myers talk about their experiences at the event, incl...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 27: Elements of a Successful Product Launch

15:48 | Jul 19th, 2017

For a new product launch to be successful, a brand must plan the time to fail, according to Joe Farinella, vice president of research and development, Imbibe, who has 17 years’ experience developing new food and beverage products. In this podcast Far...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 100: Vitafoods Insights—The Global Omega-3 Index Project

15:10 | Jul 18th, 2017

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SupplySide West Podcast 26: Cannabis Industry ‘Embraces’ Regulation

17:03 | Jul 18th, 2017

The regulation of cannabis under laws in Colorado and other states gives the public confidence that the industry “is closely guarded and strictly controlled,” attorney Bob Hoban tells Natural Products INSIDER. In this podcast, Hoban describes the ben...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 99: Vitafoods Insights—The Gut: The Secret to Longevity

16:02 | Jul 14th, 2017

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SupplySide West Podcast 25: Connecting to the Millennial Woman

20:32 | Jul 13th, 2017

Millennial women are more complex about the natural products they buy, meaning they do more research and consider many factors before purchasing compared to male Millennials or females from other generations. Millennial women also like to show off th...Show More
Healthy INSIDER Podcast 98: Vitafoods Insights—The Untapped Maternal Nutrition Market

11:43 | Jul 12th, 2017

DSM Nutritional Products unveiled the results of a new survey into maternal supplement usage at Vitafoods Europe 2017. The findings revealed supplement intake peaks during pregnancy and consumers are calling for new delivery formats and innovation as...Show More
Healthy Insider Podcast 98: Top Food & Beverage Takeaways from IFT 2017

24:19 | Jul 10th, 2017

Ancient grains and pulses, stevia and starches, proteins and plant-based proteins, cold-brew coffee and tea, fiber and gums, healthy fats and oils. All these trends and more were on display on the IFT 2017 trade show floor June 26-28 in Las Vegas. In...Show More
SupplySide West Podcast 24: Patents and Trademarks Beyond IP Protection

18:20 | Jul 7th, 2017

Trademarks and patents give health and nutrition products exclusive rights to their own intellectual property (IP), but they can also bring brands an edge with transparency, research and marketing, according to Andreas Baltatzis, director, KramerAmad...Show More