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On March 23rd, herbal pharmacist David Foreman, RPh, discussed the topic of carb blockers and whether these ingredients really work for weight management.

“I personally feel that the claim of appetite suppression or weight management is raising hopes in the consumer’s mind thinking they’re going to get faster results than they actually will,” said Orgenetics's Saumil Maheshvari.

The company has yet another new innovation: a high-quality chia oil that it says retains all of chia’s healthful nutrients due to a special production process.

Though the term “dietary fiber” didn’t come into use until the 1950s, Hippocrates appears to have been the first person to reference fiber in medical literature.

New studies are showing that it’s the carbs—not fat—that contribute most to weight gain. Learn why carbs should be the focus and how you can control carbs through diet and supplementation.

Why Cargill thinks one particular star ingredient, chicory root fiber, can play a greater role in the sugar-reduction movement.

At March's Natural Products Expo West trade show, Cargill (Minneapolis) announced major moves aimed to demonstrate the company’s growing commitment to non-GMO traceability.

Capsimax has long been known as a thermogenic and an ingredient that increases lipolysis (breaking down fats), but recent studies are confirming additional benefits such as appetite control.

The latest nutricosmetics and cosmeceuticals get back to nature, harnessing everything from Ayurvedic spices to snow mushroom.


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