Melissa Crispell, ND, CNS, CNHP

HEALCon 2024

Dietary Supplement Ingredients: The Industry’s Dirty Secrets

Date: Friday, April 26

Time:  1:45 – 3:15 pm

Speaker Bio

Melissa is the President of Pure Essentials.  She is a holistic wellness advocate on a mission to help reclaim health for humanity. With over 13 years of global teaching, Melissa enjoys empowering practitioners to create unique programs using nutritional genetics tests, food sensitivity tests, and dietary supplements.

Currently, Melissa is focused on co-formulating dietary supplements grounded in recent and relevant scientific research. With an unwavering commitment to integrity, Melissa elevates the wellness experience by ensuring each product aligns with the highest standards of efficacy and authenticity.

By combining scientific rigor and passion for holistic health, Melissa’s team is delivering supplements that resonate with integrity and profound commitment to well-being while redefining what it means to be transparent.


Discover the hidden truths behind your dietary supplements in this eye-opening presentation. Join us on a revealing journey through the shadowy world of supplement production, where labels often don’t match reality. Explore the murky processing practices of natural ingredients and dive into an illuminating experience with organic cranberries.

Uncover the secrets of herbal supplement extraction, including Ayurvedic herbs, and their impact on product quality. Demystify the supply chain, unraveling manufacturing intricacies and the truth behind private labeling.

Unveil undisclosed ingredients posing health risks and explore the accuracy of supplement labels. Learn to decode what’s truly inside the bottle and gain the power to ask the right questions for product integrity. We’ll also delve into FDA requirements for private label supplements, empowering you to advocate for transparency and accountability.

Join us to become an informed consumer and champion for integrity in the supplement industry. Your health and well-being deserve nothing less.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to identify what is really in your dietary supplements from the way a soft gel feels to understanding the fact panel on the label.
  • Learn how to ask the best questions to get you the answers you deserve from your supplement supplier.
  • Learn what is required of you from the FDA if you are carrying a private label supplement line.