Our goal in this podcast is to support natural product brands, dietary supplement companies, functional food and beverage companies, and nutraceutical industry professionals by offering interviews with top industry experts. These interviews will contain best practices, trends, recent news, and other insights as they relate to business ops, supply chain, quality, science and regulatory, manufacturing, marketing, strategy, branding and more.
#42 Todd Pauli - Founder + Publisher @ Move Nutrition Network | Move Nutrition + Sports Nutrition
23:04On this episode, Todd Pauli, founder and publisher of Move Nutrition Network and founder at 24 Stories Marketing, joined the show to talk about the creation of Move Nutrition Network, a home for sports nutritionists, dietitians, and trainers to easily access the most important performance nutrition research, brand innovations, and trade news headlines.Todd also tackles the hard-hitting question, "Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?"
#41 Pauline Cox - Functional Nutritionist + Co-Founder @ Sow & Arrow | Supplements + Natural Medicine + Sustainability Practices
26:25On this episode, Functional Nutritionist and Co-Founder of Sow & Arrow joined the show to discuss supplements, natural medicine, and sustainability practices that speak to consumers.Pauline is also an author and entrepreneur with degrees in Anatomical Sciences and Physiotherapy and is currently undertaking the much sought-after master's level in integrative medicine. Her second book, "Hungry Woman," is due for release in June 2023. Her first book, the award-winning “Primal living in a Modern World,” is available at sowandarrow.com.
#40 Asa Waldstein - Principal @ Supplement Advisory Group | FDA Enforcement Trends + Social Media Compliance + Warning Letter Wednesday
27:52On this episode, Asa Waldstein, Principal @ Supplement Advisory Group, joined the show to discuss FDA Enforcement Trends for 2023, Social Media Compliance, and his weekly newsletter, Warning Letter Wednesday.Asa is a Certified Clinical Herbalist and a 20-year dietary supplement executive. Asa's consulting company, Supplement Advisory Group, is a boutique group focusing on marketing risk analysis and practical marketing solutions for the web and social media. He chairs the American Herbal Products Association’s (AHPA) Cannabis Committee.
#39 Alexis Collins - Director of Product & Brand Strategy @ Stratum Nutrition | Postbiotics + Year in Review + 2023 Trends
29:14On this episode, Alexis Collins, Director of Product & Brand Strategy at Stratum Nutrition, joined the show to discuss Postbiotics, Stratum Nutrition, and the look ahead in the industry for 2023.Alexis is our very own Director of Product & Brand Strategy here at Stratum Nutrition. She is a scientist and researcher with broad experience in nutrition and medicine. Alexis has direct experience with product development of dietary supplements, evaluating clinical studies, animal research, medical science reviews, and the hospital environment.
#38 Brandon Griffin - CEO/Co-Founder @ REJIMUS | FDA + New Ingredients to Market + Common Pitfalls
27:40On this episode, Brandon Griffin, CEO of REJIMUS, INC., joined the show to discuss some great topics surrounding the FDA. Brandon holds a degree in Genetics & Plant Biology from U.C. Berkeley, and spearheads the overall growth and direction of the company as well as its online regulatory service solution development initiatives. He brings over two decades of wide-ranging experience throughout the food, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical development sectors to the table, with expertise in sales leadership and modeling, transition management and operational optimization, and strategic planning expertise for FDA regulated markets. Take a listen - it's one you don't want to miss!
#37 Tiffany Krumins - Founder Ava the Elephant® & Opu Probiotics | Shark Tank + Life Experience + Opu Probiotics
15:38In this episode, Tiffany Krumins, Founder of Opu Probiotics joins the show to discuss her entrepreneurial journey. She is a respected inventor, iHeartRadio host, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, and mother of four, Tiffany now leads all of her ventures with a daily intention that business success and personal fulfillment are not mutually exclusive. Listen to her inspiring story!
#36 Katherine Cole - R&D Manager at ChildLife Essentials | Children + Immune Health + Supplementation + Vulnerable Population
21:36On this episode, Katherine Cole joined the show to discuss children's health and supplementation. Katherine leads research and development efforts at ChildLife Essentials as the R&D Manager. She is responsible for bringing together the latest science, technology, and premium ingredients to deliver innovative products in children’s health. Her passion for discovering where science and health intersect began while earning her degree at the University of California, Berkeley in Integrative Human Biology.
#35 Ivan Wasserman - Managing Partner at Amin Talati Wasserman, LLP | Class Actions + Claims + Probiotic Comedy
25:54On this episode, Ivan Wasserman joined the show to discuss class actions, claims, & probiotic comedy. Ivan serves as Managing Partner of Amin Talati Wasserman & is one of the nation's premier attorneys for health, wellness, beauty, and other consumer products.Companies of all sizes making, marketing, and selling food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, over-the-counter drugs, and medical devices praise the depth of his knowledge and experience, his humor and his ability to maintain the human perspective while leading them through this heavily regulated landscape. Frequently cited by the media as a legal authority, Ivan helps his clients launch products and create and execute advertising campaigns that match the clinical evidence they have for their products, paying close attention to the changing rules governing internet marketing, consumer testimonials and social media. Ivan has been included in Best Lawyers in America from 2007 to 2022.Enjoy this fun podcast with Ivan Wasserman.
#34 Dr. Susan Kleiner - Owner @ High Performance Nutrition, LLC | Women's Health & Fitness + Lack of Research + The Need to Authentically Listen to Consumers
27:59On this episode, Dr. Susan Kleiner discusses women's health and fitness, the lack of research in women's health, and the need to be authentic. She is the owner of High Performance Nutrition, LLC, a consulting firm in Washington. She has consulted with many professional teams and team members, Olympians, and elite athletes in countless sports. She has authored 8 books and is one of the foremost nutrition authorities on eating for strength. Her POWER EATING® program has reshaped the lives of thousands.
#33 Dr. Susan Hewlings - Director of Scientific Affairs @ NutraSource | Eating for Fuel + Turmeric + Consumers, Dietary Supps & No Quick Fix
17:47On this episode, Dr. Susan Hewlings joined the show to discuss Science & Nutrition. She has over 20 years of experience in nutrition, sports nutrition, and scientific consulting for the dietary supplement and medical industries. She is currently the director of Scientific Affairs at NutraSource, and the author of Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices and has published multiple articles on various topics.