The U.S. Pharmacopeia (Rockville, MD) opened a new, 1800-sq-meter facility in the Wtorre Technology Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 18. The facility, situated close to several of USP’s pharmaceutical clients, contains state-of-the-art office and laboratory space that the organization will use to dispense its publications and reference standards to local manufacturers.
Adding a specific enzyme system to processed whey protein can double or triple the rate at which the protein is absorbed, according to a new study published in the July issue of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
Cognis Nutrition & Health received good manufacturing practices (GMPs) registration for its Covtiol vitamin E, Vegapure phytosterol, and Tonalin conjugated linoleic acid ingredients, the company announced on August 4. NSF International (Ann Arbor, MI) awarded the certification to Cognis’ production facilities in Kankakee, IL, and Illertissen, Germany, after conducting an intensive plant audit. NSF also will conduct periodic audits in the future.
Supplementation with Carnipure tartrate boosts muscle oxygen consumption, potentially countering hypoxic stress, according to a new study published in the July issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Hypoxic stress caused by resistance exercise can lead to muscle soreness and hinder athletic performance.
Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC; Nova Scotia, Canada) announced that Arnold Bread has launched Grains & More Double Omega, a new bread formulated to improve heart health.
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Vitamins and minerals have nuanced effects that may vary depending on the study population.
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Good manufacturing practices help ensure that dietary supplements meet specifications for identity, purity, strength, and composition.
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New functional beverages such as Elations supply glucosamine and chondroitin in a ready-to-drink format.
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