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Muscle Cells Respond to Shilajit in Study

New Brunswick, NJ—Shilajit has long been thought to support muscle growth, and new research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food helps explain why. During...
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Hope for Metabolic Syndrome: Wheat Starch

Atchison, KS—A new study conducted at South Dakota State University suggests that a patented resistant wheat starch (Fibersym RW from MGP, based here) may...
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Prebiotic Reduces Exercise-Induced Asthma

Helier, Jersey—New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition offers data suggesting a branded trans-galactooligosaccharide prebiotic complex (B-GOS, Bimuno from Clasado) lessens exercise-induced...
Supplier Briefs

Supplier Briefs: September 2016

East Windsor, NJ-based Sabinsa Corporation now uses a “conclusive test to guarantee” its Curcumin C3 Complex products are all of natural origin. The firm...

Researchers Link Ashwagandha to Fewer Food Cravings

Los Angeles, CA— Ashwagandha is known for stress support, but can it help with stress-induced eating? Yes, according to new research published in the Journal...
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Natural Extract Boosts Athletic Performance in Study

Momence, IL—Athletes looking to get an edge may want to consider looking in an unlikely place: apples and ancient peat. In a recent study...

Lonza To Buy InterHealth for $300M

Basel, Switzerland—Raw materials giant Lonza announced that InterHealth Nutraceuticals of Benicia, CA, will soon be part of its health and nutrition portfolio. The firm...

IFT 2016: Round-Up

Chicago, IL—The Institute for Food Technologists (IFT) held a busy annual convention in Chicago in July where more than 23,000 food scientists from around...
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“Made With Pulses” Seal Launched at IFT

Chicago, IL—Shoppers may now have an easier time identifying foods made with pulses thanks to a new seal launched at IFT by the Global Pulse...
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UPDATE: First Results from NAXA Verification Program

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA) recently announced the expansion of its astaxanthin verification program to include retail products, and has released some...