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  • Peak ATP Reduces Muscle Fatigue and Maintains Muscle Strength

    October 17, 2012
    TSI Group, Missoula, MT, in collaboration with its research and product development partner Metabolic Technologies, Inc., Ames, IA, has released details on a Peak ATP clinical study, which was published in the Journal of the International Society of…

  • JAMA Study Links Multivitamins to Modest Cancer Reduction in Men

    October 17, 2012
    A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found “daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but significantly reduced the risk of total cancer” in a large population of healthy male physicians. …

  • BioCell Collagen Partners with MD Pharmaceuticals in Singapore

    October 16, 2012
    Coinciding with this year’s 35th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in Singapore, leaders in the field of orthopedics met to discuss the latest scientific data on BioCell Collagen at the sponsored symposium "BioCell Collagen: A novel holistic…

  • Getting to the Root of Why Europeans Gain Weight

    October 16, 2012
    A network of 13 research centers in Europe is set to begin a €3.8m ($4.8m USD) study on the factors that cause weight gain among Europeans. The project, called “Spotlight,” will look at the physical and social environment which shape…

  • LifeVantage Corporation: Walley, Darlene R., Ph.D

    October 15, 2012
    LifeVantage Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT, has introduced Darlene R. Walley, Ph.D. as the company's new chief science officer. Dr. Walley will oversee the expansion of the company's research and development as it seeks to expand its product…

  • CocoaWell Observational Study Shows Improved Endothelial Function

    October 15, 2012
    New York University professor of internal medicine Steven Lamm, MD, conducted an observational study to determine if cocoa supplementation had a positive effect on cardiovascular health and endothelial function. In the trial 10 patients between the a…

  • Gaga for Greek Yogurt

    October 15, 2012
    A new market report from Innova Market Insights has found that Greek yogurt and Greek-style options represented 8% of the total yogurt global launches in the 12 months to the end of June 2012, up from less than 2% in the previous five years, with act…

  • Study to Examine Efficacy of Palm on Biopsy Wounds

    October 15, 2012
    A new human clinical trial from Carotech Inc., plans to evaluate the efficacy of natural full spectrum palm tocotrienol complex in skin wound healing via topical and oral supplementation. Seventy-one healthy adults ages 18-50 years will be recruited…

  • Are Fruit and Vegetable Intakes Corrupted by Dietary Supplement Use?

    Are Fruit and Vegetable Intakes Corrupted by Dietary Supplement Use?

    Michael McBurney, PhD, Head of Scientific Affairs at DSM Nutritional Products LLC || October 15, 2012
    Ok, I admit, this piece was stimulated by a news article, not a peer-reviewed paper. My ire was raised when I read the Australian Herald Sun headline: “Experts fear popping vitamins may corrupt kid's dietary habits into adulthood.” &n…

  • Healthier Care for Fluffy and Rex

    Healthier Care for Fluffy and Rex

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || October 15, 2012
    The increased humaniziation of family pets and furry companions is increasing the market value of dietary supplements and alternative veterinary care for pets.

  • Pharmachem Laboratories Announces Key Appointments

    October 11, 2012
    Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. announced the appointment of Tim Bauer as Senior Director, Key Account Development; and Alexis Collins as Manager of Scientific Affairs. Both executives will be based out of Pharmachem's Kearny, NJ headquarters. B…

  • Nationwide Cooperation Yields Healthful New Food Label

    October 11, 2012
    A health food renaissance is upon us, as the notion of “healthful” is being redefined nationwide, according to the recently released “The New Healthful: Culinary Trend Mapping Report” from Packaged Facts and San Francisco…

  • The Sugary Beverage Backlash

    The Sugary Beverage Backlash

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || October 11, 2012
    Americans love their sodas and sugar-sweetened beverages, but research warns they aren’t healthy when consumed without moderation, touching off another battle between consumers, beverage advocates and health policy makers.

  • Study Set to Determine if Omega-3 Can Impact Solider Suicide Rate

    October 10, 2012
    A $10 million, three-year study will soon begin testing to see whether or not a specially formulated omega-3 smoothie can influence military suicide rates. The multi-organizational study, funded by the Military Operational Medicine Joint Program Comm…

  • Kerry Group to Establish Global Technology & Innovation Center in Ireland

    October 10, 2012
    Kerry Group, a global ingredients & flavors and consumer foods group, announced the establishment of a Technology & Innovation Centre in Ireland that will serve the Group’s global and regional customers in the EMEA Region. The new flags…

  • Lycopene Found to Decrease Stroke Risk in Men

    October 10, 2012
    A diet high in lycopene-rich foods and vegetables can decrease the risk of stroke in men, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. Researchers in Finland studied 1,031 men aged 46-65 and found a total of 67 strokes occurred among…

  • Vitiva Offers Analytical Services

    October 9, 2012
    Slovenia-based company Vitiva has opened Vitiva Analytical Services to offer analytical, applications and R&D services. The new service is part of Vitiva’s recently unveiled New Innovation Center. Product and ingredient system analysis, con…

  • Intertek Report Supports Relaxed Dosing Guidelines for Bitter Orange Extract

    October 9, 2012
    Intertek, West Caldwell, NJ, has reviewed the safety of p‑synephrine, and continues to support p-synephrine dosages up to 60 mg. P‑synephrine is the dominant amine in Advantra Z (from company Nutratech, West Caldwell, NJ),and is a paten…

  • Soy Protein Consumption May Reduce Body and Liver Fat and Support Colon Health

    October 9, 2012
    A new study to be published in PLOS One suggests that consuming soy protein may benefit weight management, liver and colon health, which are of specific concern for obese individuals. The trial was conducted in mice and aimed to explore the effects o…

  • Lifetrients Learn & Liquid

    October 9, 2012
    Expanding its lifetrients line, NourishLife, Lake Forest, IL, has added two new high-potency omega 3 products: lifetrients learn capsules and learn liquid. The capsules are small and easy to swallow and the emulsified, “smoothie-like”, le…

  • Vitamin E and Childhood Asthma

    Vitamin E and Childhood Asthma

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || October 8, 2012
    U.K. researchers are working to determine if maternal food-source vitamin E intake can impact the development of asthma in children.

  • Chr.Hansen Probiotics Prevents Recurrent UTIs

    October 5, 2012
    A clinical study published in Archives of Internal Medicine compared the effectiveness of Urex and antibiotics respectively in preventing recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in 252 postmenopausal women. The yearlong study documents that Urex is…

  • Study Confirms Vascular Benefits of Resveratrol

    October 5, 2012
    A new study verifies the beneficial role of resveratrol in the support of cardiovascular health, with results demonstrating that regular supplementation with DSM Resvida resveratrol has a positive and sustained effect on circulatory function in obese…

  • New Book Addressing Plant-Based Chemicals

    October 4, 2012
    A new book published by CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, entitled Phytochemicals: Health Promotion and Therapeutic Potential is the seventh in a series exploring emerging science on plant-based chemicals. The book aims to pres…

  • Antioxidants Extend Shelf Life of Cereals

    October 4, 2012
    A recent study has confirmed that natural antioxidants from Kalsec, Kalamazoo, MI, provided a 79% reduction in the formation of hexanal, a marker for oxidation in foods, in extruded cereal containing 5% milled flax seed. Reducing the development of o…

  • Probiotics Shorten URI in College Students

    October 4, 2012
    With college students working hard (and playing hard) they’re often more susceptible to illness. Every year, approximately 55% of U.S. college students experience at least one upper respiratory infection (URI). In a new study to be published in…

  • We Really Are What We Eat

    We Really Are What We Eat

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || October 4, 2012
    Food Elitists and Food Realists: SAI identifies the complex relationship between food and social class in America.

  • Dietary Supplements: Structure/Function Claims Fail To Meet Federal Requirements

    October 3, 2012
    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General has issued a report warning that many weight loss and immune support supplements are illegally labeled and lack the scientific evidence warranted to use those structure/fu…

  • Fluxome Inc. Addresses Bankruptcy Rumors

    October 3, 2012
    In light of recent press, Fluxome A/S, Danish based parent to Fluxome, Inc., has issued a statement indicating it has recently filed for formal reconstruction. “This action was taken in part to preserve assets for its U.S. commercial operations…

  • EPA/DHA Omega-3 Products Market to Hit $35 Billion by 2016

    October 3, 2012
    In a new report titled “The Global Market for EPA/DHA Omega-3 Products,” Packaged Facts has projected that global consumer spending on EPA/DHA fortified products will jump from $25.4 billion in 2011 to $34.7 billion in 2016, for a compoun…

  • Biophytis Completes €2 Million EUR B Round Financing

    October 3, 2012
    In an effort to continue the development of its nutraceutical and drug pipeline, Biophytis, a research company that focuses on metabolic disorders and age-related diseases, has raised €2 million EUR ($2.6 million USD) in a B round. Metabrain Res…

  • Green Coffee Bean Extract with Svetol

    Green Coffee Bean Extract with Svetol

    October 2, 2012
    Private Label Nutraceuticals, Atlanta, GA, has developed Green Coffee Bean Extract with Svetol, following new formula recommendations announced on a popular daytime T.V. health and wellness program. According to new, highly publicized research, Sveto…

  • Frost & Sullivan Innovation Award for Phenolea Complex

    October 2, 2012
    Based on its recent analysis of the antioxidants market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Italian company Phenofarmwith the 2012 Europe New Product Innovation Award for its extract Phenolea Complex. The product is set to address the European deman…

  • Standard Process Inc.: Logothetis, Bill

    October 2, 2012
    Standard Process Inc., Palmyra, WI, has hired Bill Logothetis as its customer service manager. Mr. Logothetis has more than 10 years of experience in customer service management, and will be responsible for overseeing the company’s customer ser…

  • Epax Receives Frost & Sullivan Product Differentiation Excellence Award

    October 2, 2012
    The Frost & Sullivan Product Differentiation Excellence Award has honored Oslo, Norway’s Epax for its condition-specific range of concentrated EPA/DHA omega 3 ingredient products and the company’s success in carving out a niche in a c…

  • Pinnaclife: Metz, Anna

    October 2, 2012
    Pinnaclife, Coralville, IA, has announced that Anna Metz, Pharm. D., has joined its research division as Pinnaclife's pharmacist. Ms. Metz received a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from The University of Iowa College o…

  • Cocoa and Chocolate Monograph

    October 1, 2012
    Cocoa and chocolate are derived from the cacao bean (Theobroma cacao). Cacao is native to South America and has been grown in the tropics for at least 3000 years.

  • Vitamin E: Liver cancer

    October 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Vitamin E   Indication: Liver cancer   Source: J Natl Cancer Inst, August 8, 2012;104(15):1174-82.   Research: To determine the relationship between vitamin E intake and liver cancer risk researchers analyzed…

  • Vitamin D: Fractures in adults

    October 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Vitamin D   Indication: Fractures in adults   Source: NEJM, July 5, 2012;[Epub ahead of print]   Research: The meta-analysis, “A Pooled Analysis of Vitamin D Dose Requirements for Fracture Prevention,&rd…

  • Vitamin B6: Breast cancer

    October 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Vitamin B6   Indication: Breast cancer   Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, August 9, 2012;[Epub ahead of print] Research: Researchers examined the association of pre-diagnostic plasma concen…

  • Cocoa flavanols: Cognitive function

    October 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical(s): Cocoa flavanols   Indication: Cognitive function   Source: Hypertension, September 2012;60 (3):794-801.   Research: In this study, 90 elderly participants with mild cognitive impairment were randomized to d…

  • Algal DHA: Reading performance, working memory and behavior (children)

    October 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Algal DHA   Indication: Reading performance, working memory and behavior (children)   Source: PLoS ONE journal, September 6, 2012;[Epub ahead of print]   Research: The DOLAB Trial was a parallel group, fixed-d…

  • The Research Process: Building A Research Platform

    The Research Process: Building A Research Platform

    Douglas Kalman, PhD, MS, RD, CCRC, FACN || October 1, 2012
    Using the tax credits available to your business could substantially increase the bottom line.

  • Healthcare Practitioner Corner: The Dangerous Path to Cheesecake Healthcare

    Healthcare Practitioner Corner: The Dangerous Path to Cheesecake Healthcare

    Erik Goldman || October 1, 2012
    Should the conventional medical system function like a chain restaurant?

  • Metagenics Forms New Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute

    September 28, 2012
    Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health and reversing chronic illness, has announced the foundation of a new organization, the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI). The not-for-profit o…

  • Thorne Research Looks Toward Sports Nutrition

    September 28, 2012
    Developer and manufacturer of dietary supplements, Thorne Research, Inc., Sandpoint, ID, has unveiled that the company, in collaboration with Integrative Health Resources, LLC (IHR), Indianapolis, IN, has developed a product line of nutritional formu…

  • Blueberry Antioxidant Significantly Reduces Blood Pressure in Adults

    September 28, 2012
    ChromaDex Corporation Irvine, CA, has released findings from a Phase 2/3 trial at the University of Mississippi Medical Center showing its patented nutritional ingredient pTeroPure (pterostilbene) significantly reduced blood…

  • Naturalrest Plus+ & Açaí Flavored Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak

    Naturalrest Plus+ & Açaí Flavored Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak

    September 28, 2012
    Trace Minerals Research (TMR), Ogden, UT, provider of trace mineral based supplements, has announced the addition of NaturalRest Plus+ to its line of stress and sleep aid products, and a new Açaí Berry flavor to its line of Electrolyte…

  • An Interview with John Elway

    An Interview with John Elway

    Sheldon Baker || September 28, 2012
    John Elway is currently executive vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004 in his first year of eligibility, he played college football at Stanford University and spent his entire professional career with the Denver Broncos.

  • Antioxidant-Rich Foods Cut Heart Risk, Supplements Do Not, Say Researchers

    September 24, 2012
    Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have declared that a diet including seven servings of antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetables per day can decrease a woman’s risk of heart attack by 20-29%. The findings were based on data that c…