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.
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Cargill conducted new global field research in which half of the U.S. consumers surveyed said they consume both dairy and dairy-alternative products.
Digestive Enzyme Supplements Will See Strong Growth through 2025. Deerland Enzymes Talks about What’s Driving Growth.
Following a recent report predicting 6.9% CAGR for global digestive enzyme supplements through 2025, Nutritional Outlook spoke to enzymes supplier Deerland Enzymes about what’s driving that growth.
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.
What Will It Take to Grow the Pea Protein Market? Puris Discusses at Natural Products Expo West 2018
Pea ingredients supplier Puris says that while pea protein is still a fraction of the size of the soy market, the company’s new partnership with Cargill will help grow the pea protein supply.
Carbonated High-Protein Drinks Possible with Whey Protein Isolate: Natural Products Expo West Report
At the March trade show, Milk Specialties Global described how its ProBev heat-stable whey protein isolate enabled the creation of what it said is one of the market’s first sparkling protein waters.