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Color of the Week: 4th of July

Vibrant colors for the 4th of July are possible with natural reds and blues.

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Probiotic CareBar

USDA-certified organic probiotics? EFFi Foods and supplier Ganeden Biotech got it done for the new Probiotic CareBar.

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Valensa Answers Chia Recalls with Unique Technology

The company says its supercritical CO2 extraction technique essentially washes chia without water.

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Ingredient Spotlight: Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion's mane mushroom, also known as hedgehog mushroom, has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine.

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China Sets Omega-3 DRIs

The announcement comes includes new dietary reference intakes for EPA and DHA, as well as special recommendations of DHA for certain populations.

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Still No Consensus on the Need for Vitamin D Deficiency Testing

Evidence for—or against—vitamin D testing is still “insufficient,” the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said last week.

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Smart Ways to Think about Vitamin D

Vitamin D is not a magic bullet; it is, however, an essential nutrient for many bodily functions—including the brain’s.

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Holy cow! Beef fortified with DHA and EPA omega-3s?

Where’s the Omega-3 Beef?

Beef fortified with DHA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids is getting closer to market.

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New Algae Player in the Market

The company says its natural, sun-grown chlorella is grown near Lisbon.

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Marigolds (Tagetes erecta) are a commercial source of zeaxanthin, as are peppers

Fierce Debate over Zeaxanthin Isomers

A French government report raised questions about meso-zeaxanthin safety and sparked renewed debate over zeaxanthin isomers.

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