Xsto Solutions will now be distributing K2VITAL Delta (from Kappa Bioscience AS). This ingredient is a double-coated, microencapsulated vitamin K2 as MK 7, said to give companies expanded use of vitamin K2 MK 7 in calcium/mineral combination products while ensuring label claims and lowering overages. 

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New from HerbaKraft is GCBFit, a green coffee bean extract. Chlorogenic acid, green coffee bean’s active ingredient, may inhibit blood glucose spikes after meals and, through prolonged use, promote weight loss. GCBFit is made from safe and unique extraction solvents and is 50% chlorogenic acid and caffeine, without chloroform.   

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Spectra 10/5% Red Palm Oil Concentrate is a new alternative to regular red palm oil from Carotech, Inc. Spectra is a non-GMO softgel capsule that contains the equivalent of two tablespoons of red palm oil, which has been shown to reverse the aging process due to its high concentration of carotenoids and tocotrienols.  Spectra is GMP-, Kosher- and Halal-certified.

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Naturex now offers Glucevia, a natural extract of Fraxinus excelsior derived from seeds/fruits. Demonstrated to be effective and safe for blood sugar control, the patented extract is standardized to 10% Nuzhenide and GI3. Naturex says Glucevia works on all types of sugars, both complex and simple.

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Sabinsa Corporation has launched D’Cosmix. It is a range of dermaceutical composites that allows for unique formulations for anti-aging, anti-acne, calming, hydration, skin brightening, hair nourishment and support and more. D’Cosmix is designed for use in various formats including creams, lotions, serums, gels, cleansers and toners.

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New to the men’s health category is Lyc-O-Pro from LycoRed Ltd. Lyc-O-Pro combines curcumin, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and a proprietary tomato extract optimized for men’s health. The combination is said to provide daily support for normal prostate and bladder function.

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Kemin’s new zeaxanthin product ZeaONE promotes eye health. Naturally sourced from marigolds, ZeaONE contains zeaxanthin, which may reduce the risk of certain eye conditions, according to Kemin. Kemin suggests ZeaONE be used alongside FloraGLO Lutein for maximum benefit.

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Frutarom USA now markets NovaSOL Curcumin, a solubilized, highly bioavailable form of curcumin for the supplement and food industries. The proprietary NovaSOL curcumin technology creates a liquid, crystal-clear, yellow solution for use across a wide variety of applications.

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ETAS (enzyme-treated asparagus extract) from Maypro Industries supports relaxation and healthy sleep. ETAS is said to induce Heat Shock Protein and protect cells from various stresses. The ingredient is backed by four human clinical studies at the recommended dosage of 200 mg/day.

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Flowens from Naturex is a full-spectrum cranberry-based ingredient for men’s health. This formula is said to help those with lower urinary tract symptoms typically associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. A double-blind placebo-controlled study found that taking 250 or 500 mg of Flowens improved BPH symptoms in men.

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