Michael Smith, MD, Life Extension’s senior scientist, talks about how his company is leading the way using AI engines to not only formulate dietary supplements but also to improve the overall efficiency of nutrition research.
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CoQ10 Sports Prototypes Target Athlete Need States, Including Recovery and Immune Health, Says Kaneka
Kaneka showcased new sports prototypes featuring its ubiquinol CoQ10 ingredient combined with other vitamins and minerals, including in vegicap, powder stick, gel, and gelatin capsule formats, at May’s Vitafoods Europe trade show.
New Microencapsulated Iron Ingredient Creates Melt-in-Your-Mouth Supplement Prototype for Pregnant and Nursing Women
Lipofoods says that the new Lipofer microencapsulated iron ingredient provides 100% of the U.S. Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for iron, enabling higher absorption and without the metallic taste often associated with iron supplements.
Saw Palmetto “Fresh from Florida” Logo Conveys Authenticity, Lack of Adulteration to Consumers, Valensa Says
Valensa says it received the “Fresh from Florida” designation from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which it says will help educate both consumers and the industry about the threat of adulteration of saw palmetto crops.
HP Ingredients has been granted an EU patent for its NeuroActin cognitive-health ingredient, a specific extract of Andrographis paniculata, following animal studies showing potential benefits for use in Alzheimer’s disease.
In honor of Hemp History Week, Josh Hendrix, director of business development for CBD supplier CV Sciences Inc., shared with us five lesser-known facts about the hemp plant.
Algaia Receives €4 Million Equity Increase for New Seaweed Extract Facility, Expanded Innovation Center
The equity increase will allow the alginates firm to install a new specialty seaweed extract production unity in its Lannilis, France, manufacturing facility and to ramp up its production of specialty functional algae ingredients above and beyond the firm’s traditional seaweed ingredients.
Arjuna says the new European patent for its BCM-95 turmeric extract ingredient covers its specific “composition for use in treatment.”
BGG and Solix Algredients have merged to form a new company that will supply fruit, plant, and algae ingredients to the nutrition, food and beverage, personal care, and feed markets.
Vitamin Supplement Aimed at Helping Consumers Feel Better After They Drink Alcohol Expands into More Stores, Including Beverage and Liquor Stores
The B4 supplement is a non-caffeinated, “pre-drinking” beverage supplement with electrolytes, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that combats the aftereffects of alcohol consumption, the company says.