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April 2014 Issue
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A Cup of Joe with Immune Support
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published April 10, 2014
Reishi mushrooms used to enhance flavor and provide immune boosting beta-glucans. Read More »
Flourishing Flora: Probiotics & Prebiotics Market Update
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published April 1, 2014
Emerging science and broadened consumer awareness propel the probiotic and prebiotic categories to mainstream status. Read More »
Slideshow: A Healthy Immune Support Market
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published March 27, 2014
New products and ingredients sustain an important consumer need. Read More »
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Turmeric & Curcumin
By Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan & Catherine Adams Hutt, Sloan Trends, Inc.
Published March 3, 2014
The timing is perfect to spice up sales with turmeric and its bioactive components: curcumin and other curcuminoids. Read More »
Antioxidants Update: Following Science to Success
By Sean Moloughney, Editor
Published March 3, 2014
Continued research supporting product use for specific conditions will help grow consumer awareness and offer long-lasting, added value to the category. Read More »
Published February 14, 2014
A collaborative study by DuPont Nutrition & Health and the University of Reading (UK) examined the effect of Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07 on immune function in healthy elderly subjects, and found that consumption of the probiotic strain improved… Read More »
B&D Nutritional Ingredients Releases Infographic on Costs of a Sick Day
Published January 30, 2014
The cost of flus clocked in at just under $200 per worker in 2012-2013. Read More »
Published January 29, 2014
Testing found that two high-dose products contained about 40% more vitamin C than listed, and one had 15% less than listed. Read More »
Published January 6, 2014
Scientists in collaboration with Kyoto Prefectural University conducted in vivo and laboratory studies to see if Glutathione (GSH) resulted in a sustained presence in the body when taken orally.   GSH is believed to improve liver function, advan… Read More »
Published January 2, 2014
Nutraceutical: Multivitamins and Selenium Indication: HIV Disease Progression Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, 2013;310(20):2154-2163 Research: Researchers investigated whether long-term micronutrient supplementation is effecti… Read More »
Immune Support: Wellness For All Seasons
By Jessica Lake, Contributing Writer
Published January 2, 2014
Consumers are looking for proven products to maintain their health and prevent illness. Read More »
Published January 2, 2014
Download the monograph for more information on integrative therapies. Read More »
Published December 16, 2013
A study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science has demonstrated daily oral intake of heat-treated Lactobacillus plantarum (HK L-137), the dominant constituent of House Wellness Foods’ flagship immunobiotic formula Immuno-LP20, decrease… Read More »
Published December 3, 2013
Nutraceutical: Probiotics Indication: Respiratory & Gastrointestinal Illness Source: Clinical Nutrition, Oct. 14, 2013 Research: This study examined the effect of supplementation with probiotics on respiratory and gastrointestinal illness in hea… Read More »
Published December 2, 2013
Micronutrient supplementation may be effective in reducing the risk of immune decline and morbidity. Read More »
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