Manufacturers are formulating high-protein plant-based bars to deliver on taste, texture, and freshness.
Appethyl is made from all-natural spinach extract supplied by research and development firm Greenleaf Medical AB.
This U.S. patent is for 3-hydroxy-dibenzo-α-pyrone (3-OH-DBP), also known as urolithin B. Urolithin B is a natural bioactive present in shilajit, a sticky, tarlike substance that may help to regulate weight gain.
Low-Glycemic Diet with Beneo’s Palatinose Supports Blood Sugar, Fat Burning, In New Study in Asian Subjects
The study, performed in Chinese men, found that a low-glycemic diet supplemented with Beneo’s functional carbohydrate isomaltulose Palatinose helped control subjects’ blood sugar levels and support weight management compared with a high-glycemic diet.
A company representative from AIDP told Nutritional Outlook that consumer interest in gut health is growing as the research community begins to unravel the complex connections between gut health and everything from healthy skin to cognitive function.
According to a new report from Mintel, global launches of food and beverage products containing stevia have grown steadily since 2012, with an 11% increase in beverage launches from 2016 to 2017 and a 10% increase in food product launches from 2016 to 2017.
Device to Measure Consumers’ Aortic Stiffness May Also Provide Vitamin K2 Market Opportunities, Says NattoPharma at Natural Products Expo West 2018
Company representatives from NattoPharma spoke with Nutritional Outlook about how the company plans to raise consumer and industry awareness about vitamin K2 for cardiovascular health through research initiatives, as well as through a new iHeart device that measures a user’s “internal age,” or aortic stiffness.
BI Nutraceuticals Emphasizes Importance of Kill-Step Validation, Supply Chain Transparency at Natural Products Expo West
Nutritional Outlook spoke with a representative from BI about how the company’s Protexx HP Green Steam botanical sterilization process can provide manufacturers a “safety net” for botanical ingredients, and why kill-step validation and adequate testing methods are now an industry imperative.
The company said that this reforestation project will ensure that more than 166,600 Indian Kino trees, whose extract is traditionally used to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels, are planted over the next 10 years.
Results from a recently published study show that supplementation with Beneo’s oligofructose chicory root fiber ingredient, Orafti P95, may help to improve bowel regularity in subjects with low dietary fiber intake, as well as help “bridge the fiber gap” in many North Americans’ diets.