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Indena partners on the development of DNA authentication kits

26 Sep 2017 --- Indena, Hyris and NHP Research Alliance have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the joint development of DNA authentication test kits for botanicals and related natural health products. The strategic partnership is intended to bring together the strengths of the two corporations alongside the consortium.

NP Nutra introduces Triple-T Verification Program

26 Sep 2017 --- Nature’s Power Nutraceuticals Corp (NP Nutra), a wholesale supplier of premium nutraceutical ingredients is to launch its Triple-T Verification Program at Supply Side West, which aims to guarantee the quality and traceability of its supply chain.

Three cups of coffee found to halve mortality risk in patients with both HIV and HCV

26 Sep 2017 --- Further potential benefits of drinking coffee have emerged with the news that in HIV-HCV co-infected patients, drinking at least three cups of coffee each day halved the risk of all-cause mortality. This is according to a new study published in the Journal of Hepatology.

Milk-alternative drinks shown to be short on iodine

26 Sep 2017 --- Consumers of milk-alternative drinks may be at risk of iodine deficiency, according to the findings of the first study of its kind in the UK, published in the British Journal of Nutrition. This may prove to be another potential marketing platform for the dairy industry following the recent European Court of Justice ruling that purely plant-based products cannot be marketed with names like “milk.”

Bayir achieves patent approval for “groundbreaking” curcumin nanoparticles

26 Sep 2017 --- Bayir Inc., a manufacturer of ingredients for the dietary supplement, functional food & beverage and nutraceutical industries, has announced the approval of a process patent synthesizing curcumin nanoparticles. The nanoparticles have been developed using the New Jersey, US-based company’s in-house technology.

PB Gelatins/PB Leiner explores collagen’s wide range of potential applications

25 Sep 2017 --- Convenience, health and wellness and protein are buzzwords on the tips of everyone’s tongues, and these trends are currently providing the inspiration for a range of NPD at PB Gelatins/PB Leiner. The company is currently bringing its convenient, indulgent products to a wide audience, with collagen peptides being its star ingredients.

Colorful whole food diet may help to stop colon cancer

25 Sep 2017 --- A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs, according to an international team of researchers. Understanding how these compounds work on a molecular level could be an initial step toward finding treatments for people with cancer.

American River Nutrition launches campaign to increase understanding of tocotrienols

25 Sep 2017 --- As part of its drive to improve the industry’s understanding of the difference between tocotrienols and other forms of vitamin E, American River Nutrition company is set to introduce a new campaign at SupplySide West in Las Vegas, which will include a new website, new logos and presentations to health care provider groups. 

Excess dietary manganese found to increase risk of staph heart infection

25 Sep 2017 --- Too much dietary manganese  an essential trace mineral found in leafy green vegetables, fruits and nuts promotes infection of the heart by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, according to a study in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. The findings add to the evidence that diet modifies risk for infection and suggest that people who have excess levels of tissue manganese, including those who consume dietary supplements with high concentrations of the metal, may be at increased risk for staph infection of the heart.

Additional studies highlight immune health benefits of Ganeden’s Staimune

25 Sep 2017 --- Ganeden has announced additional studies confirming the benefits of its novel immune health ingredient Staimune. The new ingredient became available earlier this summer and utilizes the inactivated cells of the patented shelf-stable probiotic strain GanedenBC30 to support immune health, at cost-effective inclusion levels, the company announced in its press release.

High-pressure processing ensures that broccoli sprouts keep cancer-fighting compounds, researchers find

22 Sep 2017 --- High-pressure processing could wipe out harmful bacteria in raw broccoli sprouts while maintaining high concentrations of its health-promoting ingredients, researchers have reported in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Breakthrough study shows DuPont probiotics impact intestinal microbiota in colon cancer patients

22 Sep 2017 --- A research study conducted by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont), has produced breakthrough results demonstrating that probiotic intervention can positively alter and modify intestinal microbiota in patients with colon cancer.

DSM to acquire Twilmij to strengthen position in Animal Nutrition & Health

22 Sep 2017 --- Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced the acquisition of Twilmij B.V., a well-established Dutch nutritional solutions company in the animal feed sector. DSM notes that its strategy in Animal Nutrition & Health is to offer tailor-made solutions to its customers leveraging its product portfolio and innovation capabilities. 

Doctors advised to recommend cranberry products as first line of defense against lingering UTIs

22 Sep 2017 --- A review of dozens of studies has led scientists to advise doctors to recommend cranberry products as the first line of defense against repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs).

NattoPharma to introduce first full-spectrum vitamin K2

22 Sep 2017 --- NattoPharma is set to launch MenaQ7 Full Spectrum K2. This latest innovation is the result of a proprietary technological breakthrough, creating a vitamin K2 that provides menaquinones (MK) 6, 7, 8 and 9, a range of isomers vital for cardiovascular health, the company reports. 

Australian survey uncovers main diet derailers per personality type

21 Sep 2017 --- A new Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) report has analyzed the five main diet-related personality types of more than 90,000 Australian adults to gain an insight into why many people find it hard to maintain a healthy diet. In what is the nation's largest-ever diet and personality survey, food cravings were found to be one of the most common reasons diets get derailed.

 

Salutivia launches new NPD food and nutrition laboratory

21 Sep 2017 --- Food ingredient and supplement distribution company Salutivia has announced the launch of its new laboratory, based in Redditch in the UK and dedicated to driving new product development (NPD) in support of customer projects. The new laboratory is capable of making finished consumer concepts incorporating ingredients from its supplier partners.

Study finds that nuts in diet can stop kilos piling on and lower likelihood of obesity

21 Sep 2017 --- People who include nuts in their diet are more likely to reduce weight gain and lower the risk of overweight and obesity, according to a study recently published online in the European Journal of Nutrition. The findings came to light after researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) evaluated diet and lifestyle data from more than 373,000 individuals from 10 European countries between the ages of 25 and 70.

Cholesterol-lowering version of breakfast cereal classic makes Australian debut

21 Sep 2017 --- Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing has unveiled an Australian-first extension to its iconic Weet-Bix, the country’s leading breakfast cereal, aimed at supporting the one in three Australian adults who need to manage their cholesterol levels for their heart health.

Frutarom launches fruit-based formulations to deliver nutraceuticals naturally

20 Sep 2017 --- Frutarom BU Health has launched Frutaceuticals, a new fruit-based delivery system combining “great flavor enhanced with the benefits of Frutarom’s-branded health ingredients.” The fruit-based supplements are to be first presented at SupplySide West, Las Vegas. 

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