• VESIsorb Delivery System Offers Better Bioavailability

    December 1, 2009
    A recent human study from SourceOne Global Partners compared the absorption and bioavailability of the key ingredient in Cholesstrinol HP, PMF-Source Citrus Polymethoxylated Flavones (PMF) with the patented VESIsorb Delivery System, to standard PMF p…

  • Puresterol May Inhibit Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

    December 1, 2009
    The role of phyto-oestrogens in women’s health, in particular breast health, has been the subject of debate for several years. A study recently published in the Proceedings of The Nutrition Society, conducted at Edinburgh’s Napier Univers…

  • ResistAid Increases Antibody Response

    November 1, 2009
    The results of a recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study showed that ResistAid, from Lonza, increased the antibody (Ab) response to the 23-valent pneu-mococcal (pneumonia) vaccine. The 72-day trial showed ResistA…

  • MegaNatural BP Grape Seed Extract May Help Lower Blood Pressure

    November 1, 2009
    A study published in the July 16th issue of Metabolism Clinical and Experimental indicates that, when taken in conjunction with lifestyle modification, MegaNatural BP grape seed extract, from Polyphenolics, a division of Constellation Wines U.S., may…

  • Study Suggests FenuLife Galactomannan Increases Satiety

    November 1, 2009
    A new study involving FenuLife galactomannan, from Frutarom, indicates this naturally sourced ingredient increases satiety. Results were published in the journal Phytotherapy Research. The single-blind, crossover study, performed at the University…

  • Research Confirms Weight Management Benefits of Cacti-Nea

    November 1, 2009
    Bio Serae Laboratories recently conducted a clinical study in order to confirm the diuretic and weight management effect of Cacti-Nea, a natural water extract of prickly pear cactus fruit (Opuntia ficus-indica), on humans. The 28-day, randomized,…

  • Fabuless Stimulates Natural Appetite Control

    November 1, 2009
    New research involving Fabuless, from DSM, demonstrates its ability to control appetite and weight management parameters. This controlled, double-blind, cross-over designed study investigated the effects of Fabuless on a group of men aged 20-59 with…

  • Fortigel May Promote Regeneration of Cartilage Tissue

    November 1, 2009
    Results of two independent investigations indicate the natural substance Fortigel, from GELITA AG, stimulates the regeneration of cartilage. Research was recently presented at the congress of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI)…

  • Resistant Starch May Improve Bowel Habits

    November 1, 2009
    New clinical research demonstrates that daily supplementation with 25 grams of Promitor Resistant Starch—an insoluble, natural dietary fiber from Tate & Lyle—promotes regularity in healthy adults without producing significant gastroin…

  • Powergrape Affects Antioxidant Status and Physical Performance

    November 1, 2009
    A recent study published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine demonstrates the ability of Powergrape, from Naturex, to enhance antioxidant status and physical performance in elite male athletes. This randomized, double-blind, placebo-cont…

  • Common Spices May Prevent Production of E. Coli Toxin

    November 1, 2009
    Researchers found that a common kitchen spice contains an active component that reduces the deadliness of the Escherichia coli O157 toxin, according to a new study published by the Institute of Food Technologists in the Journal of Food Science. S…

  • Stability Technology Prolongs Astaxanthin Shelf-Life

    October 1, 2009
    According to a 7-year study from Valensa International, the shelf-life of the company’s Zanthin natural astaxanthin has been extended to a minimum of 4 years. The shelf-life of this ultra-high pressure supercritical CO2 extract of Haematococcus…

  • Encapsulation Technology Improves Probiotic Stability

    October 1, 2009
    Trials with an encapsulated Lactobacillus acidophilus culture have found that resistance to temperatures up to 50°C (122°F) increased 10-fold when heat treatment was applied for 24 hours under dry conditions, according to researchers at Danis…

  • Lactium May Reduce Stress, Improve Sleep

    September 1, 2009
    A recent double-blind, placebo controlled study published in the Open Sleep Journal demonstrates that Lactium, a hydrolysate of milk proteins from Pharmachem Laboratories, may significantly improve various aspects of sleep disorders. Results indic…

  • Pycnogenol Inhibits Enzymes Linked to Inflammation

    September 1, 2009
    Pycnogenol French maritime pine bark extract from Natural Health Science may reduce inflammation and sooth pain associated with various health problems, according to a recent study published in International Immunopharmacology. The study involved…