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Guarana has higher antioxidant potential than green tea

Guarana has higher antioxidant potential than green tea

Guarana has higher antioxidant potential than green tea

The millions of people who consume green tea all over the world benefit from the catechins it contains. Catechins are a class of chemical compounds with anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, among other healthy ingredients. Researchers at the University of São Paulo’s Public Health School (FSP-USP) have discovered that guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a worthy competitor…

Help to make informed decisions at the grocery store

Help to make informed decisions at the grocery store

Help to make informed decisions at the grocery store

Chronic illness and obesity are currently the most common, costly, and preventable health issues Americans face today. Among the top contributing factors to chronic disease is poor diet, which has encouraged a national movement towards better nutrition. To help consumers make healthier decisions at the grocery store, the NutriSavings wellness program has joined forces with…

Ketone esters improve endurance exercise and cognitive function

Ketone esters improve endurance exercise and cognitive function

Ketone esters improve endurance exercise and cognitive function

New research published online in The FASEB Journal shows that in rats, a substance called a ketone ester significantly increase exercise endurance, cognitive function and energy levels in the heart at high workloads. Ketone esters are small organic chemicals that provide energy for the heart, brain and skeletal muscle in a highly efficient way, but…

How a protein could become the next big sweetener

How a protein could become the next big sweetener

How a protein could become the next big sweetener

High-fructose corn syrup and sugar are on the outs with calorie-wary consumers. As a result, low- and no-calorie alternatives have become popular, and soon, there could be another option that tastes more sugar-like than other substitutes. Scientists report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry a step toward commercial production of a fruit protein…

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Guarana has higher antioxidant potential than green tea

Guarana has higher antioxidant potential than green tea

The millions of people who consume green tea all over the world benefit from the catechins it contains. Catechins are a class of chemical compounds…

Help to make informed decisions at the grocery store

Help to make informed decisions at the grocery store

Chronic illness and obesity are currently the most common, costly, and preventable health issues Americans face today. Among the top contributing factors to chronic disease…

Ketone esters improve endurance exercise and cognitive function

Ketone esters improve endurance exercise and cognitive function

New research published online in The FASEB Journal shows that in rats, a substance called a ketone ester significantly increase exercise endurance, cognitive function and…

How a protein could become the next big sweetener

How a protein could become the next big sweetener

High-fructose corn syrup and sugar are on the outs with calorie-wary consumers. As a result, low- and no-calorie alternatives have become popular…

Homocysteine for Depression

Homocysteine for Depression

It is estimated that 15.7 million American adults experienced depression in 2014. And one of the main reasons so many people continue to experience…

Polyunsaturated fat in adipose tissue linked to lower mortality

Polyunsaturated fat in adipose tissue linked to lower mortality

In a study from Uppsala University, published in the American journal JAMA Cardiology, the fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was…

Ingredients, Latest Ingredients, Supplements

Fermented soybean extract NSK-SD® as a novel food

Fermented soybean extract NSK-SD® as a novel food

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the…

Demand surges for trust-based supplement ingredients

Demand surges for trust-based supplement ingredients

Frutarom Health BU reports a surge in demand for its EFLA® HyperPure Line in the US market since the beginning of 2016. The unprecedented growth…

Natural flavor solutions

Natural flavor solutions

FlavorHealth™, a new specialty flavor company offering natural flavor solutions to address today’s health and wellness consumer trends, is launching its product line at…

GRAS for next-generation sweetener

GRAS for next-generation sweetener

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) No Objection Letter, for Cargill’s next-generation…

Plant-based ingredient helps meet need for reduced fat

Plant-based ingredient helps meet need for reduced fat

Dow Food Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is helping to meet growing market demand by introducing a new product line called…

3 New powerful herb extracts

3 New powerful herb extracts

Quality Herb is proud to announce the newest members of their herb extract inventory: kudzu root extract, icariin, and bilberry extract. These new herb extracts…

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Dietary reference values on choline

EFSA has set dietary reference values for choline as part of its review of scientific advice on nutrient intakes. Choline plays an important role in the human body, in particular for the maintenance of normal liver function. The Panel on…

New Product Introductions

Energy Bombs Chewing Gum

Energy Bombs Chewing Gum

Energy Bombs, a growing leader in the energy supplementation retail industry, announces the availability of its revolutionary, premium Energy Chewing Gum to the retail trade market. Already a proven retail…

New Skin® Collagen Beauty Booster

New Skin® Collagen Beauty Booster

Herbalife, a global nutrition company, announced its newest skin product in the U.S., the Herbalife SKIN Collagen Beauty Booster, formulated with Verisol®* Collagen, which tests have shown support for…

Clinoptilolite, first dietary supplement of its kind

Clinoptilolite, first dietary supplement of its kind

GLOCK Health, Science and Research Inc. launches a new dietary supplement and health product first of its kind, called G-PURTM, containing clinoptilolite, to be marketed to selected pharmacies in…

Healthy, clean label, on-the-go fresh noodles

Healthy, clean label, on-the-go fresh noodles

Revolution Foods, a leader in high-quality, accessible food for families across America, announced the launch of In a Cup! ™, the first healthy, convenient, kid-friendly, noodle-based meal available…

Sleep Complex and Omega-3 EFA

Sleep Complex and Omega-3 EFA

The introduction of these two new dietary and nutritional supplements supports those facing challenges with sleep, or wanting an effective and pleasant tasting Omega-3 oil for various health benefits…

Fruit cups just for adults

Fruit cups just for adults

Del Monte is known for offering healthy, great-tasting foods. And now Del Monte is excited to team up with actress Katrina Bowden to introduce Del Monte® Fruit Refreshers™, the…

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