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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 | Ju...

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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 ingred...

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CarnoSyn® Supports Its Brand Partners—Now More than Ever

CarnoSyn® provides brand partners with a true product differentiator: a science-backed ingredient that delivers real results. With New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the FDA, self-affirmed GRAS...

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Carnosine: The Athletes’ Secret to Greater Gains

About Carnosine: Science, Sources, and Benefits Carnosine is a dipeptide or compound made up of two linked amino acids: beta-alanine and histidine. This compound is found in the active tissues of the ...

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Behind The Brand: Lauren Davison, CarnoSyn® Brands Marketing Specialist

Let’s kick it off with two truths & a lie—go! *Lie revealed at the end* I moved to China on a whim when I was 20-years-old. I quit drinking coffee 4 years ago. My cat has more than 50,000 foll...

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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 a...

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What Changes Will Last in the Supplement World Post-COVID?

While the dietary supplement industry continues to adapt, here’s a look at how protocol may be changing for manufacturing, research, marketing and more. There is a broadening consensus that desp...

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Beta-Alanine And The Importance Of Quality

    By Mark LeDoux May 15, 2020 The market is doubling down on beta-alanine – but is it using the right kind? Mark LeDoux explains how generic beta-alanine ingredients can cost you in the ...

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CarnoSyn Verified
3 Steps to Delivering the Verified Results Your Customers Want

As the sports nutrition market continues to expand and evolve, consumers are becoming savvier, demanding quality sourcing and proven results. They often ask questions like: When should I take performa...

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Top Performers Trust CarnoSyn® Because It Works.
Top Performers Trust CarnoSyn® Because It Works.

With the NFL Draft just behind us, we’re focused more than ever on perfecting performance—and we’re beaming with pride for the 2020 Team CarnoSyn® athletes who were picked up by NFL teams over...

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Contract Manufacturing Comes of Age
Contract Manufacturing Comes of Age

April 9, 2020 by James Gormley The Participants Are: Annie Eng, CEO, HP Ingredients, Bradenton, FL, https://hpingredients.com Mark LeDoux, Founder and CEO, Natural Alternatives International (NAI), Ca...

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Immune-Health Roundtable: Ingredients Backed By Science
Immune-Health Roundtable: Ingredients Backed By Science

By Alissa Marrapodi April 24, 2020 Immune health is one of the top dietary supplement categories, as more consumers each year are interested in maintaining not only their own health but their children...

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How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Boosts Immune Response
How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Boosts Immune Response

Consumers will never stop seeking ways to stay healthy as they age. Increasingly, the major tools used in this endeavor are dietary supplements. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the...

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What is the Difference Between Generic and Patented Beta-Alanine?

Beta-alanine is one of the most used and professional-commended supplements to athletes to enhance their performance, the capacity to exercise and train, build lean muscle mass, and support enhanced r...

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2020 Team CarnoSyn
CarnoSyn® Brands Enters Third Year of Strategic Partnership with TEST Football Academy — Team CarnoSyn® Athletes Shine at 2020 NFL Scouting Combine

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 6, 2020 – CarnoSyn® Brands, a division of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), and one of the world’s leading sports performanc...

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How Do Pro Athletes Gain The Competitive Edge With Beta-Alanine?
How Do Pro Athletes Gain The Competitive Edge With Beta-Alanine?

Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid that supports the synthesis of muscle carnosine in the body, which acts as a buffer against lactic acid and delays the onset of muscle fatigue and fail...

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What are the Benefits of Beta-Alanine?
What are the Benefits of Beta-Alanine?

Better performance. Better endurance. Better gains. These are the goals of every athlete, and there are so many mixed messages in the market about what supplements can actually help you achieve these ...

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Why Does Beta-Alanine Make Me Tingle?
Why Does Beta-Alanine Make Me Tingle?

Beta-alanine is one of the most used and professional-commended supplements to athletes and professionals to enhance the capacity to exercise and train, build lean muscle mass, and improve physical fu...

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CarnoSyn® Brands Presenting Latest Health And Wellness Solutions During IHS Conference

CARLSBAD, CA, January 29, 2020—Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), the company behind SR CarnoSyn®, a patented, sustained-release beta-alanine, will exhibit at the...

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What Is The Link Between Carnosine and Beta-Alanine?
What Is The Link Between Carnosine and Beta-Alanine?

What is Beta-Alanine? Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid that supports the synthesis of muscle carnosine in the body, which acts as a buffer against lactic acid and delays the onset of m...

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Mark LeDoux
Behind The Brand:  Mark LeDoux, CEO of Natural Alternatives International

Whether he’s flying a plane 2,000 feet above Niagara Falls, eating dinner on a river in Prague, or driving the dietary supplement industry forward—it’s safe to say Mark LeDoux leaves you fascina...

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How Does Beta-Alanine Work?
How Does Beta-Alanine Work?

Beta-alanine is a non-proteogenic amino acid that’s naturally produced in the body, and also found in foods such as certain meat and fish. It combines with the amino acid histidine to form a dipepti...

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Reflecting on 2019 with Gratitude
Reflecting on 2019 with Gratitude

It’s hard to believe the 2019 holiday season is upon us. The team at CarnoSyn® would like to take a moment to recognize our achievements and give gratitude. What We’re Thankful For There are so m...

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Renee Michaelson
Behind The Brand: Renee Michaelson, CarnoSyn® Brands Marketing Manager

Even-tempered, highly intelligent, cheerful, loyal​—​with shiny golden locks​—​not only describes Renee Michaelson’s 8-year-old Golden Retriever, Nova, but in fact, it describes her as w...

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AMMG
CarnoSyn® Brands Showcasing Groundbreaking Health And Wellness Solutions At AMMG Conference

TUCSON, AZ, November 7-10, 2019—Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), the company behind SR CarnoSyn®, a patented, sustained-release version of CarnoSyn® beta-alanin...

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Supply Side West
CarnoSyn® Brands Showcasing Latest Innovations At SupplySide West

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), the company behind SR CarnoSyn®, a patented, sustained-release version of be...

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Behind The Brand: Chelsea Dersarkissian, CarnoSyn® Operations Manager

With a wit that could rival Oscar Wilde—or Lorelai Gilmore (for the Gilmore Girls fans in the back)—Chelsea Dersarkissian manages to keep the CarnoSyn® machine running seamlessly, all while outwi...

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Mark LeDoux Receiving Novel Award For CarnoSyn
The Natural Products Association Honors CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine with the 2019 Novel Ingredient and Science Award

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) today proudly announces its CarnoSyn® beta-alanine has received the c...

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Behind The Brand: Dr. Di Tan, Director of Scientific Affairs for CarnoSyn® Brands

“Paradox: a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.” When you meet Dr. Di Tan, Director of Scientific Affairs for CarnoSyn​®​ Brands—the word paradox ...

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The Best Workouts Regardless of Your Terrain
The Best Workouts Regardless of Your Terrain

No gym membership? No problem. Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, there’s a workout that’s ideal for your location. Here are the best workouts for six unique terrains.   Beaches The next time...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Vitalize Labs, LLC

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) announced today that it filed suit against Vitalize Labs, LLC (doing bus...

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Mark LeDoux, NAI CEO & Chairman, proudly accepts CarnoSyn®’s Sports Nutrition Ingredient of the Year award.
CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine Wins NutraIngredients-USA 2019 Sports Nutrition Ingredient Of The Year

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) today proudly announces its CarnoSyn® beta-alanine has won NutraIngredi...

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ifia Japan with CarnoSyn beta alanine
Natural Alternatives International Announces Participation as Exhibitor and Presenter In the 2019 ifia® Japan

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) today announced its participation, partnering with NAI’s exclusive...

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Team CarnoSyn® Prevails in the 2019 NFL Draft – Darnell Savage Selected as First Round Pick by the Green Bay Packers

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 2, 2019 – CarnoSyn® Brands, a division of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), and one of the world’s leading sports performance ...

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Beta-Alanine for Food Application Receives Approval from Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

NAI to Immediately Enter Japanese Market with CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine CARLSBAD, Calif., April 24, 2019 – The public announcement of the approval of beta-alanine in the Japanese food market was made ...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Prevails in Much-Anticipated Federal Circuit Appeal on CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine Patents

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, and marketer of customized nutritional suppleme...

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CarnoSyn® Brands Partners with TEST Football Academy and Kaged Muscle To Fuel 2019 NFL Hopefuls & Announces Sponsorship of 2019 Team CarnoSyn® Athletes

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CarnoSyn® Brands, a division of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), and one of the world’s leading sports performan...

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CarnoSyn NDI FDA Approved beta-alanine
Natural Alternatives’ CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine Receives New Dietary Ingredient Status From The FDA

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, and marketer of customized nutritional supplemen...

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Natural Alternatives International Announces Participation as Exhibitor and Sponsor in the 2019 Integrative Healthcare Symposium

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) today announced its participation in the 15th edition of the Integrativ...

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Natural Alternatives International Welcomes New CarnoSyn® Brands Business Development Manager to Support Market Expansion

CARLSBAD, Calif., November 7, 2018 – Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) is proud to announce and welcome Steve Polzin as CarnoSyn® Brands General Wellness B...

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Natural Alternatives International Announces New Website Launch To Support Market Expansion Initiative into Healthy Aging & Everyday Wellness

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website to promote the SR Car...

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Team CarnoSyn® 2018 NFL Draft Highlights – A CarnoSyn® Sponsored Athlete Update

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CarnoSyn®, a division of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), and one of the world’s leading sports perfor...

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CarnoSyn® Partners with TEST Football Academy & Inner Armour® Sports Nutrition to Sponsor Top NFL Draft Candidates

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CarnoSyn®, a division of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), and one of the world’s leading sports ...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces Allowance of New US Instant Release Beta-Alanine Patent Application

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritio...

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Natural Alternatives International’s CarnoSyn® Beta-alanine Fuels Evertrain Sports Supplements

CARLSBAD, Calif., January 11, 2018 – Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplement...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces Allowance of New US Sustained Release Beta-Alanine Patent Application

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ:NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutrition...

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Natural Alternatives International’s Endurance-Boosting SR CarnoSyn® Sustained Release Beta-alanine Powers Inner Armour’s New Sports Nutrition Line

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutrition...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc to Contest Preliminary Beta-Alanine Patent Ruling

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, and marketer of customized nutritional supplemen...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces SR CarnoSyn® Sustained Release Beta-alanine in Indur Launch, A New Pre-Workout Formula by Indur

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24th, 2017 – Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements...

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CarnoSyn beta alanine loading & dosing
CarnoSyn® Launches Loading & Dosing Education Initiative

Global patent holder in beta-alanine sets the record straight to ensure maximum benefits CARLSBAD, Calif. – July 11, 2017 – Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), the...

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CarnoSyn beta-alanine recognized as safe
Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces SR CarnoSyn® Receives GRAS Affirmation

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 11, 2017 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional suppleme...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces Extension of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine Intellectual Property Portfolio

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 3, 2017 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplemen...

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Patented Sustained Release SR CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine, Now Commercially Available

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NAI) (NASDAQ: NAII), a global formulator and manufacturer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced the i...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces Issuance of New US Beta-alanine Patent

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 15, 2016 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supple...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Settles Patent Infringement Claims Against Woodbolt

SAN MARCOS, Calif., March 21, 2016 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supple...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Announces Expanded Commitment to the CarnoSyn® Brand and Previews SR CarnoSyn® Sustained Release Product Formulation

SAN MARCOS, Calif, – October 7, 2015 – Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NAI) (NASDAQ: NAII), a global formulator and manufacturer of customized nutritional supplements, announced its expa...

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Natural Alternatives International, Inc Files Unfair Competition, False Advertising and Disparagement Complaint Against Creative Compounds Inc

SAN MARCOS, Calif., September 18, 2015 — Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional su...

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