Learning & Education

Questions to Ask Before Buying Nutritional Supplements
Mar 24, 2023
How can you know if the supplements you are taking are safe and effective when (a) the supplement industry is completely unregulated by the FDA and (b) we have the unenviable task of choosing from millions of products and thousands of brands on the market?  This article will help you navigate. Let's dive in!
What is First-Pass Metabolism?
Jul 14, 2022
First-pass metabolism, otherwise known as the "first-pass effect." This phenomenon relates mainly to drugs and other supplements that are consumed orally. The concentration of a drug or supplement that we ingest is often not the amount that is eventually seen in the blood (systemic circulation). 
Why GMP is so Important
Feb 17, 2022
One of the most important sets of regulations for consumables is Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). These regulations ensure that the companies that produce products such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, supplements, and more do so at a consistently high quality from batch to batch.