A look at the science behind some of today’s most successful weight-management dietary supplement ingredients.
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New Zealand is the first country to launch the 100%-stevia-sweetened Coke, which the company says it was able to sweeten with stevia alone and not in combination with other types of sweeteners or sugar.
“It appears…that supply of organic stevia will not catch up with demand for a few more years,” says one industry expert.
Icon Foods’ new KetoseSweet+ ingredients are suited for those controlling blood sugar levels as well as those on low-sugar or ketogenic diets.
Sweet Green Fields announced a new development: its new Optimizer Stevia line that aims to retain the affordability of Reb A but provide a better-tasting ingredient.
Minor Stevia Extracts Like Reb M and Reb D Are in High Demand. How Can Stevia Suppliers Scale Up Supply?
Minor glycosides like Reb M and Reb D are still in smaller supply compared to a major glycoside like Reb A. How will suppliers increase the supply of these rarer in-demand glycosides?
Sabinsa says that the results from this animal study add to the company’s existing research highlighting the synergistic effects of piperine combined with curcumin.
In the study, Glucodia was shown to help prevent insulin resistance and visceral fat accumulation, factors that the study authors say can lead to metabolic syndrome.
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.