OptiPure Technologies has launched IncaCartilago, a high-quality chondroitin that offers targeted benefits for bone and joint health. According to studies, this Humboldt squid-derived chondroitin enhances the production of collagen; enhances osteoblastic and osteocalcin formation, replication and expression; and selectively binds to midkines (which are responsible for pain sensation).
Helios Corp. has partnered with Summit Resource Group to offer Diabetinol for those with diabetes. After completing the second part of a clinical study nearly four months ago, Helios believes that this ingredient can play a major part in helping to manage glucose intolerance. According to the companies, "Diabetinol provides a competitive, natural choice derived from Citrus components. The performance and safety data bearsa clear benefit as compared to any other botanical/nutra choice in thediabetes category."
Spectra Total ORAC from FutureCeuticals delivers more than 40,000 total ORAC per gram. It is offered in powdered form and is non- GMO and gluten free. The ingredient is made from high-quality fruit, vegetables, concentrates and herb extracts.
A&B ingredients, Inc. now offers Cytoguard Stat-N, a preservative that protects against spoilage bacteria and major pathogens. This new offering has a wide pH range and is water soluble. Also, it is intended for poultry, seafood, dairy and other food applications like dips and dressings. It is said to be free of GMOs and allergens.
Lalmin Vita D is the newest ingredient to debut from Lallemand Health Ingredients. The product contains elevated levels of vitamin D and is made with inactivated whole cell yeast. With 8,000 IU of vitamin D per gram, Lalmin Vita D it is intended for food fortification, softgels, capsules and tablets, says the firm.
NutraGenesis LLC now offers WellBody•365, which provides “balanced, efficacious immune support.” This clinically tested ingredient combines Maitake mushroom extract plus Sensoril (a branded Ashwagandha extract). This highly bioavailable ingredient is GRAS and safe for everyday use.
Moshers Organic Co., LLC is offering several varieties of organic grain in bulk quantities. Available are hard white winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, and Millet and Dehulled Millet. The company specializes in white wheat. All grain is tested for chemicals and has a ScoringAg Trace Back to ensure full chain traceability. An organic specific elevator is used to load and store the grain. Moshers Organic wheat is certified organic by OCIA International and meets organic specifications laid out by the National Organic Program and the European Union.
Nutraceuticals International LLC now offers Progestive, a new probiotic made with Bacillus Coagulans bacteria. According to the company, research has shown that it may improve vaginal flora and enhance the immune system. It is offered as a six billion and 15 billion strain.
FutureCeuticals, Inc. now has a line of probiotics, Lacticeuticals, which is Orthodox Union Kosher. According to the company, the “line is based upon various strains of lactic-acid producing bacteria, alone, or in combination with other carefully selected functional ingredients.” Some strains include bifidobacterium bifidum, lactobacillus rhamnosus and lactoccus lactis.
Agora Food Sciences now offers Chaveka Salvia Hispanica L seeds. This heart-healthy ingredient supports healthy cholesterol and is an excellent source of fiber and omega-3, says the company. The highly bioavailable, water-dispersible ingredient is suitable for baked goods, liquids, chicken breading and more. Several versions of the Chaveka formula are available, including those that allow for a high-fiber claim, for an omega-3 claim, for both claims and more. Custom blends are available. Chaveka is made with a “reduced pathogen process,” yielding a final product that is 99% free of microbiological activity.