Clinical Nutrition: A New Market Opportunity
Clearer language and scientific documentation for product benefits could open new doors for nutraceuticals in healthcare settings.
Preparing for FDA’s New Era of Food Safety
Here are some insights into U.S. regulatory requirements regarding the safety of food and dietary supplements.
Emerging Regulatory Pathways for Nutraceuticals
Each product class offers unique options for making claims and communicating benefits to consumers and healthcare professionals.
Nuances of the Healthcare Institutional Nutrition Market
The opportunity for distribution of nutritional products in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes and home care is growing dramatically.
‘No Pain, No Gain?’ What’s the Real Story?
Supplements that can tap into the potential of heat shock proteins could potentially transform the sports nutrition industry.
Flavor: The New Frontier
A critical component of new product development, flavor should be integrated into the overall concept and marketing strategy.
Safeguarding Your Intellectual Property for Nutraceuticals
Securing patents and trademarks will help protect your brand and lead to commercial success.
Taking the Mystery Out of Medical Foods
There are many regulatory factors to consider. Does your product qualify?
Practitioner Channel: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Supplement Brands
Current trends and acquisitions in the health care practitioner channel demonstrate common pitfalls and benefits supplement brands face selling through medical professionals.
Expect Changes for the Nutraceutical Industry in the Year Ahead
To succeed in a complex, emerging environment, don’t react; be the agent of change.
When a Patent Is Not Enough: Product Commercialization Considerations
A comprehensive intellectual property strategy can help assure successful commercialization.
Grow Your Nutritional Business through Effective Market Research
Experts offer advice for developing a well-informed market research plan that addresses your goals.
Unfolding the Interrelationship Between GI Health & Immunity
Diet and nutritional status are vitally connected to the immune and gastrointestinal systems.
Weighty Matters: Implications for Repeal of the Affordable Care Act
Based on current trends, obesity-related medical costs could increase to $256 billion by 2030.
Cyber-Security Questions for Nutraceutical Company Executives
While it may seem overwhelming, cyber threats can be managed with a focused approach.
Challenges for Nutritional Products in Healthcare Facilities
Marketing medical products to institutions is much different than targeting retailers or consumers.
What’s the Value of a CRO? And Do I Need One?
A well-managed clinical trial is a significant investment in money and time, and is often critical to success.
Understanding The GRAS Self-Determination Process
Gaining GRAS status can help companies expand their business into the fortified foods market.
A Thriving Market for High-Quality Meal Replacement Beverages
Manufacturers are developing great tasting, healthy products to replace missing or unbalanced meals.
The Importance of Significant Scientific Agreement for Medical Foods
Industry must be prepared to meet and exceed regulatory and scientific standards.
Scientific Requirements in Support of Medical Foods Claims
The strongest evidence comes from systematic reviews, meta-analyses and prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trials.
Dynamic Changes in the Health Practitioner Channel
Significant opportunities are emerging to expand the targeted customer base to more allopathic MDs.
Nutritional Interventions for the Aging Process
Baby Boomers want more nutraceutical ingredients in their everyday foods and beverages.
Insights on the Gluten-Free Market
Once believed to be a passing fad, the gluten-free foods category has evolved to become a mainstream star.
Nutritional Products in Healthcare Institutions
Hospitals, nursing homes and home care represent untapped opportunities for dietary supplements.
Video: Medical Foods, Innovation and the Healthcare Practitioner Channel
Greg Stephens of Windrose Partners discussed issues and opportunities in these important markets at the GOED Exchange in Salt Lake City, UT.
Rough Road Ahead for Medical Foods?
Recent FDA activity suggests increased scrutiny of the category and more aggressive enforcement.
Pharmaceuticals & Dietary Supplements Converge
It appears the relationship between these two markets may not be as adversarial as it was in years past.
Convergence of the Health Practitioner Channel & Medical Foods
Medical foods continue to grow as a class of products, in tandem with health practitioner influence.