You may recall an early 2018 article titled “In with the Nootropics.” Here, we learned that nootropics are a class of cognition-enhancing supplements used to boost concentration and improve memory. Typically referred to as “smart drugs,” and based off of the Greek words “nous” and “trepein,” which translates loosely to “mind bender,” these supplements are showing optimal benefits for the brain (cosmicnovo). Many nootropics can boost memory, creativity, motivation, and alertness (healthline). From this article we also learned that the brain health supplement market is expected to reach $11.6 billion by 2024. Not only is this true… it’s something YOUR brand can be a part of! If you haven’t already added nootropics to your line, we are here with five of the best supplements to get ideas rolling for your next product!
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa), not to be confused with blue cohosh, has been linked to several menopause-related symptoms, including night sweats, mood swings, and hot flashes. A member of the buttercup family, black cohosh is a plant native to North America. People use it as a dietary supplement for a multitude of menopausal symptoms, but also for premenstrual syndrome, menstrual cramps, and to induce labor. According to Dr. Christiane Northrup, the former president of the American Holistic Medical Association, most American women reach menopause between 45 and 55 years of age, but symptoms associated with menopause may begin at least ten years prior. Cue the black cohosh!
Today, Inc. Magazine revealed its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Among those companies—Makers Nutrition. The Inc. 5000 list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It’s more prominent, especially in America, than most people thought. This disease can range in severity from a minor liver function impairment (NAFLD) to a higher level of liver inflammation (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) or NASH. While there is no proven effective drug treatment for either of these conditions, YOUR dietary supplements can significantly help!