nature-identical nutrients

Nature-identical nutrients: viewpoints from the experts.

Men's Health

Though we should always keep in mind what makes us the same, there are lots of important differences between men and women. These differences start biologically, and as a result, certain health issues more frequently apply to men.

Give and take in just the right balance makes everything to work out for the best. Too bad the mainstream food industry hasn’t learned anything about balance, and keeps trying to tip the scale toward an unhealthy diet.

Sabinsa Corporation released a new form of curcumin: uC3 CLEAR. This ingredient is said to offer an improved, more convenient delivery system for curcumin while overcoming the limitations of solid dosage delivery systems such as poor disintegration, slow dissolution or difficulty swallowing. The water-soluble uC3 CLEAR has GRAS status and is made without nanoparticles.

InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. now offers ZMA-3000 for powdered beverages. According to the company, “ZMA aids in replenishing zinc, magnesium, and vitamin B6 levels in the body,” potentially supporting exercise and recovery. The powder is lightly sweetened with acesulfame potassium, sucralose and vanilla flavor. It is suitable for protein powders, powdered energy beverages and more.

DietSpice is new from Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. This functional seasoning includes Phase 2 and is intended to be added to foods to “help people lose weight while they eat.” Flavors include Italian, Asian, Butter & Spice and Cinnamon Sweetener. DietSpice is available in numerous packaging options.

Orlando, FL—Informa Exhibitions LLC held Ingredient Marketplace in Orlando, FL, for the first time, after being held most recently in New York City.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

tinted sunscreenThe Tinted Organic Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide, from W.S. Badger Company, Inc., is a SPF 30 unscented cream. Made from mostly organic ingredients, such as sunflower oil, beeswax, sea buckthorn and vitamin E, the sunscreen is water and sweat resistant while it moisturizes, according to the company. The product is cruelty-free, reef safe and biodegradable.