Advancing Nutraceutical Products

Celebrating yet another remarkable milestone, the Nutraceutical Alliance takes immense pride in its recent accomplishment – the successful VHP registration of an innovative equine product line comprising 10 robust nutraceutical offerings. Simultaneously, a formidable canine and feline nutraceutical line of 9 products was also ushered into the coveted realm of VHP recognition. This achievement resonates […]

Streamlining Compliance Across Continents

In the dynamic landscape of nutraceutical regulations, a profound shift is underway as North American and European markets increasingly cross each other’s horizons. North American enterprises seek to conquer the European market, while European products strive for prominence in North America. Amidst these strategic ambitions, the Nutraceutical Alliance emerges as a cornerstone in ensuring regulatory […]

GRAS Notification Approval

In the intricate landscape of regulatory compliance, the FDA’s “Current Animal Foods GRAS Notices Inventory” stands as a pivotal reference. This inventory catalogues Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notifications, signifying ingredients that have garnered recognition as safe for use in animal food products. Yet, even within this comprehensive framework, there are instances where certain ingredients […]

Navigating Regulatory Requirements

Across various jurisdictions, nutraceutical supplements, health supplements, and functional foods are subject to regulations, primarily designed to ensure public safety. These regulations play a vital role in guaranteeing that: Ingredients used in nutraceutical supplements are safe, with minimal contamination and free from harmful chemicals. Packaging, shipment, and storage conditions of ingredients prevent adulteration. The manufacturing […]

Nutraceuticals Combat Age-Related Decrease

Many of us are familiar with the loss in muscle mass we experience as we get older. This ‘sarcopenia’ happens despite our efforts to prevent losses by participating in regular activities, trying to eat well and trying to manage life’s daily stresses. Sarcopenia is a major contributor to mobility and functional impairments in the elderly. […]

Guideline For Designing Safe and Effective Nutraceutical Supplements

At the Nutraceutical Alliance we have designed dozens of nutraceutical products, and have assisted many clients with developing, or re-developing based on scientific principles (evidence-based research). But many people ‘design’ products without much of a plan and without a scientific, evidence-based approach. Much care must be taken when using information from the internet to ‘support’ […]

Resource Guides

Here is the current list of our Resource Guides (July2021) Resources Guides are a great way to get started, and to help you achieve your goals. – Grow Your Business Using Effective, Science-Based Marketing – The Nutraceutical ProductsIndustry Needs GreatScience Too! – Horse Sport Magazine CannaHorse Feature – Canadian Food Business Winter 2020 Ebook-Nutraceuticals – […]

Right Type, Right Amount, Right Composition

New and exciting research has linked the microbial population of the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) to juvenile growth and development in vertebrates such as mice, with direct translatability to humans. In their recent review Schwarzer et al. (2018) made the case for an important link between the quality of gut microbiota and the ability of animals […]

Optimizing the GI Tract

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a very special organ and performs a number of special functions that go well beyond the breakdown of foodstuffs (digestion) and absorption of nutrients. These include the destruction of pathogenic organisms and substances, the production of nutrients, the provision of energy sources for cells lining the intestine, the provision of […]

What Are the Key Characteristics of A Good Supplement?

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So many products on the market, and more being introduced every day. So many appear to be the same: same ingredients, same proportions, same claims, some making claims that should not be made. And each one claiming to be better than the competition. Here, I will briefly describe the key attributes of a good supplement, […]