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Evaluating the Best Beta-Alanine Supplement

Anyone with a dedicated fitness plan knows the quality of your performance depends on the quality of your fuel. Just think: if you consistently nourished your body with only processed or fast foods — without eating any fruits, vegetables, or high-quality protein — your workou...

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Natural Alternatives International Appoints Aaron Starr Vice President For CarnoSyn® Brands

CARLSBAD, CA, April 21, 2022—Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), an international leader in custom contract nutritional supplement manufacturing for over four decades, announced Aaron Starr has been promoted to Vice President of CarnoSyn® Brands. In his new role, Starr will be responsible for the leadership of business tea...

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The TOUGH Get Innovating

Nutritional Outlook By Judy Blatman As customers rededicate themselves to sports and active nutrition, supplement companies are looking beyond challenges at long-term opportunities. Of all the challenges the sports nutrition market is facing in 2022, perhaps one of the most daunt-ing would be to start your own company during the roller coaster ride of an [&h...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces 2022 Q2 and YTD Results

– $37.7 million Net Sales, $1.8 million Net Income, $0.30 diluted EPS CARLSBAD, CALIF., Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer, and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced net income of $1.8 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, on net sale...

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Natural Alternatives International Adds Sherri Balzer As Business Development Manager For CarnoSyn® Brands

CARLSBAD, CA, January 31, 2022—Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), an international leader in custom contract nutritional supplement manufacturing for over four decades, announced Sherri Balzer has joined as Business Development Manager, Health & Wellness. She will guide growth in the Health and Wellness sector through ...

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Beta-Alanine Set For Growth In Sports Nutrition And Healthy Aging Post-COVID, Natural Alternatives International Reports At SupplySide West 2021

Jennifer Grebow Nutritional Outlook The beta-alanine market is primed for growth, bolstered by consumers’ increased focus on health and wellness in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company said. The beta-alanine market is primed for growth, bolstered by consumers’ increased focus on health and wellness in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Mar...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces 2022 Q1 Results

2022 Q1: $38.3 million Net Sales, $3.3 million Net Income, $0.51 diluted EPS CARLSBAD, CALIF, November 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer, and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced net income of $3.3 million, or $0.51 per diluted...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc. To Announce First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

CARLSBAD, CALIF, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced that it will release its first quarter 2022 financial results on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 after the market close. An updated inve...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Manufacturing and Warehouse Facility

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAIi) , a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced the purchase of a 54,154 ft2 manufacturing and warehouse facility in Carlsbad, CA in a transaction that closed on August 20, 2...

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How COVID-19 Shook The Sports Nutrition Market. Is Recovery In Sight?

Judy Blatman Nutritional Outlook, Nutritional Outlook Vol. 24 No. 2, Volume 24, Issue 2 Paused for pandemic? Reflections and predictions on COVID-19 from sports nutrition suppliers Much has been written about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, specifically on the business sector. While it’s been widely acknowledged that the immunity pro...

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Stonegate Capital Partners Initiates Coverage On Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAII)

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2021 / Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAII): The full report can be accessed by clicking on the following link: http://stonegateinc.com/reports/NAII Initiation.pdf. Due to an error in our model, we are updating our report dated March 2, 2021. Company Description Natural Alternatives International (NAI) i...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Release of Investor Presentation

CARLSBAD, CALIF, February 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced it has added an investor presentation to its website. The presentation can be found on the investor relations tab of our webs...

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Understanding the Role of Nutrients in Human Immune Response Metrics
Understanding the Role of Nutrients in Human Immune Response Metrics

Written By:  Mark A. LeDoux, J.D., Nancy Steely, ND, Di Tan, PhD. If the year 2020 has taught us anything, it is to recognize that the human condition is not devoid of existential risk.  The declaration of a Pandemic in spring of 2020 by the World Health Organization based on an outbreak of SARS-Cov2 (aka […]...

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Benefits Of Beta-Alanine Supplementation For Female Athletes

In female study populations ranging from young to old and various levels of physical fitness, the amino acid beta-alanine showed potential benefits. Mark LeDoux | Dec 24, 2020 Insider Takes Naturally occurring amino acid beta-alanine supports the synthesis of muscle carnosine in the body. Beta-alanine has shown noteworthy effects specific to women of varying...

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NIE Supplier Of The Month

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NAI) is a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements and provides strategic partnering services to its customers. Mark LeDoux founded NAI in 1980. With more than 45 years of experience since joining the nutritional supplements industry in 1975, LeDoux is considered a highly regarded lead...

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How Safe is Generic Beta-Alanine? Key Takeaways from NPI’s Series

In a four-part series, the Natural Products Insider (NPI) sheds light on the ongoing battle within the FDA and the dietary supplements industry: efficacy in the enforcement of consumer protections. To date, Natural Alternatives International (NAI) is the only company that has adhered to the requirement of submitting a new dietary ingredient notification (NDI...

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FDA Leaves Open Possibility Of NDI Enforcement Against Chinese-Produced Beta-Alanine

FDA hasn’t ruled out taking enforcement action against beta-alanine, according to an agency official who oversees the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs. Josh Long | Sep 29, 2020 Editor’s note: This is the final installation in a four-part series of articles on FDA enforcement of the new dietary ingredient notification requirement in U.S. law. Par...

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FDA, Supplement Manufacturer Debate NDI Import Alert Request

PA manufacturer of nutritional supplements has come up short in its request for FDA to issue an import alert for beta-alanine produced in China. Josh Long | Aug 03, 2020 Editor’s note: This is part three of a four-part series of articles on FDA enforcement of the new dietary ingredient notification requirement in U.S. law. […]...

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Supplement Maker, FDA Met Several Times Over NDI Enforcement

People close to nutritional supplements maker Natural Alternatives International Inc. met numerous times with FDA to persuade the agency to target an ingredient produced in China—beta-alanine—that hasn’t been the subject of FDA review. Josh Long | Jul 27, 2020 Editor’s note: This is part two of a four-part series of articles on FDA enforcement of...

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Supplement Industry, FDA Clash Over NDI Enforcement

This series of articles highlights a lingering—and perhaps growing—rift between FDA and some factions of industry over enforcement of a provision in a 26-year-old law intended to flag novel ingredients in supplements before they pose risks to consumers.   Josh Long | Jul 20, 2020 Editor’s note: This is part one of a four-part series of […]...

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The Pandemic May Push The Supplement Industry To Adopt Domestic Supply Chain, Says Industry Expert

By Sebastian Krawiec June 10, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has been a gamechanger in so many ways, not least of which was exposing how an over-reliance on a global supply chain can put both businesses and consumers at a disadvantage when international supply chains experience bottlenecks in times of global crisis. Mark LeDoux, founder, CEO, […]...

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