Nutrasource Blog

What to look for in a dietary supplement CRO

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Choosing a contract research organization (CRO) is one of the most important steps in a dietary supplement research and development plan.

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Tags: Dietary Supplements, Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Regulatory

5 essential tips for substantiating dietary supplement claims [NEW E-BOOK]

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Product claims are a key component of dietary supplement positioning and marketing. Companies use claims to showcase their product's health effects, nutritional benefits or performance to reinforce brand values and help boost sales.

Substantiating product claims is an important aspect of any product launch or
repositioning strategy. Not having the right type or level of data required to support a
claim can put a brand at risk for regulatory consequences, negative publicity and,
ultimately, a loss of market share and competitive advantage.

Below are five essential tips and best practices from our Dietary Supplement Claims Substantiation E-Book which you can use to develop an effective claims strategy for your dietary supplement:

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Tags: Product Marketing, Dietary Supplements, Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Health Claims, Regulatory, Concept to Claim, Product Positioning

Best practices for choosing a contract research organization

Posted by William Rowe on Tue, Dec 03, 2013

Choosing a contract research organization (CRO) can be a daunting task. The primary concern of each of our clients, whether they be from the pharmaceutical, natural health product, or functional food industries, is getting their product to market on time and on budget. But what do each of our clients look for when choosing a CRO?

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Tags: Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Regulatory

How to overcome common R&D challenges in the health product industry

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Tue, Nov 19, 2013

Nutrasource has had its fair share of clients facing research and development challenges. In today's post the NDI team focuses on the five most common R&D challenges when it comes to the health product development. The team also offers advice on how to survive (and thrive) when faced with these challenges.

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Tags: Natural Health Products, Dietary Supplements, Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Regulatory

Understanding the Concept to Claim Pathway

Posted by William Rowe on Tue, Oct 08, 2013

Nutrasource is a research and development service provider to the health products industry.  We review hundreds of products per year from pharmaceuticals to foods and everything in between. 

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Tags: Product Marketing, Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Health Claims, Regulatory, Concept to Claim

How to: Grow your Business using a Contract Research Organization

Posted by William Rowe on Wed, Aug 14, 2013

As the nutraceutical and functional food industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, the research and science behind products in the market can become the key differentiating factor for today’s educated consumer. As a result, contract research organizations such as Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. (NDI) are becoming a necessary partner for companies within or looking to enter the industry. As companies realize the value in supporting their business practises through sound science, and find it advantageous to have support through the ever changing regulatory requirements associated with natural health products, contract research organizations (CRO) will continue to be in demand.

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Tags: Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research, Regulatory