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The Gut-Brain Axis and Its Probiotic Allies

Author: John Deaton, Ph.D.
Category: Educational Articles

Probiotics are naturally occurring microorganisms that inhabit the digestive tract and provide a myriad of beneficial and necessary functions vital to our well-being. But probiotics’ gut based functions are just…

The Path to Non-GMO Certification for Supplements

Author: Hope Hanley
Category: Educational Articles

The Rise of GMOs and Consumer Awareness The human tradition of altering living organisms is at least 12,000 years old and has progressed quite rapidly in the last few decades.…

Defining and Determining Efficacy

Author: John Deaton, Ph.D.
Category: Educational Articles

You may have heard the word “efficacy” and wondered exactly what that means as it relates to dietary supplements – beyond, of course, its literal definition which means producing a…

GMO or Non-GMO? That Is the Question...But What’s the Real Answer?

Author: John Davidson
Category: Educational Articles

A genetically modified organism, or GMO, is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering. The answer to the question as to…

Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Brand

Author: Tod Burgess
Category: Educational Articles

You’re investing in a branded ingredient – use it to its fullest! Take a look at this picture: If you are at a party and the dark-soda choices were either…

Whitepaper: Cultivate Your Success - How to Choose the Right Manufacturer for Your Probiotic Supplement Product

Author: Chris Martin
Category: Educational Articles

To take full advantage of the growth of the probiotic market, brand owners need to meet consumer demands for transparency and accountability—which is easily accomplished when partnering with the right…

Defining Microbiota and Microbiome

Author: John Deaton, Ph.D.
Category: Educational Articles

Many people now have heard the term “probiotics” and understand that they are beneficial for digestive, immune and overall health. Probiotics, as supplements and in yogurt, have been consumed knowledgeably…

Is Your Supplement Company FSMA Compliant?

Author: Hope Hanley
Category: Educational Articles

In a previous blog, we explained how the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011, grants the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sweeping new powers to…

Taking A Bite Out of FSMA Compliance: How Upcoming Regulations Will Affect Food and Supplement Manufacturers

Author: Hope Hanley
Category: Educational Articles

On January 4th 2011, the former President of the United States, Barack Obama, signed into law one of the most innovative and comprehensive revisions to food safety in almost eighty…

Navigating FODMAPs

Author: John Davidson
Category: Educational Articles

It appears that every few years brings a new food term. Typically, this results from new scientific understanding (or validation) of how foods affect the human organism, and are relevant…

The Prebiotic Definition Debate

Author: John Deaton, Ph.D.
Category: Educational Articles

Language is interesting to many people beyond professional linguists, and as well it should be. Definitions often morph and we change how we use words. “Prebiotics” is a great example,…

State-Of-The-Art Facility Accommodates Growing Demand for High Quality Probiotic Supplements

Author: Chris Martin
Category: Educational Articles

Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics recently expanded its manufacturing capabilities by opening a new, state-of-the-art facility dedicated to providing the optimal environment for handling probiotics. The new Deerland Probiotics facility is…

D3 Packaging System Safeguards Supplement Quality

Author: Chris Martin
Category: Educational Articles

As more Americans turn to probiotics and enzymes to reap their benefits of promoting better digestive and immune health, it’s important that manufacturers provide supplements that remain at the highest…

Systemic Enzymes: A Powerful Catalyst for Optimal Overall Health

Author: John Davidson
Category: Educational Articles

Every cell in the human body uses enzymes for building, maintenance and repair. Although the human body naturally produces many enzymes, their production may dwindle as early as age 25.…

Helping CRN’s OWL Soar

Author: Hope Hanley
Category: Educational Articles

Chaos and confusion frequently stem from something that is unclear, and can be interpreted or handled in multiple ways. When there’s a lack of a discernible, clear trajectory from point…

Understanding Probiotic Potency: CFU, Shelf Life and Label Claims

Author: John Davidson
Category: Educational Articles

By now, the benefits of probiotics have become well-known among health-conscious consumers. The good bacteria, referred to as probiotics, help to balance out the undesirable bacteria within the digestive tract,…

Prebiotics Clear the Way for Probiotics to Thrive

Author: John Davidson
Category: Educational Articles

At this point, mostly everyone has heard about probiotics – those ‘friendly’ living microorganisms like yeasts and bacteria that inhabit our intestines, promoting proper and regular digestion. They appear in…

The Journey of a Probiotic: From Raw Material to Finished Product

Author: Chris Martin
Category: Educational Articles

Proper handling is paramount in the manufacturing of probiotic supplement products. At Deerland Probiotics, the journey of a probiotic from raw material to finished product begins as soon as the…

Enzymes and Probiotics For Immune Health

Author: John Deaton, Ph.D.
Category: Educational Articles

The intestines contain more immune cells than the rest of the entire human body. In many cases, immune dysfunction begins with a “failure to communicate” in the human gut.  Considering…

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