New from National Enzyme Company is Biocore Recovery Acute, a blend of ingredients designed to support the natural recovery of soft tissues that become sore after exercise. The formula (which is NSF Certified for Sport) includes vitamin C, calcium, a proprietary blend of herbs and a proprietary blend of enzymes.

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PowderPure from Food for Health International enables manufacturers to use high-quality fruit and vegetable powders without carriers. Says the company, “Instead of spray- or freeze-drying, our process removes water without disturbing the nutrition, color, flavor or aroma of the original fruit or vegetable, making PowderPure powders unique, carrier-free and competitively priced.”

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Now available from Valensa International are Organic Spirulina Minis. The milder tasting, easy-to-swallow, smaller 200-mg dosage size of its Parry Orgainic Spirulina can help broaden consumer acceptance of spirulina, says the company, and is appropriate for children and seniors.

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Deerland Enzymes’ new Glutalytic is said to go “beyond the traditional DPPIV (dipeptidyl peptidase IV) enzyme” by offering a formula that degrades the gluten proteins that cause immune responses. This proteolytic enzyme blend targets the internal and external peptide bonds that make up the gluten protein.

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SelectSIEVE Bergamot from Nutraceuticals International Group is isolated from 100% Bergamot juice through an eco-sustainable process. This extract is said to support healthy cholesterol and blood lipid levels. Says the company, “Our extract is standardized with polyphenols that have been recognized to be responsible for ‘statin-like’ action without the typical side effects of statins.”

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7-Keto, a weight-loss ingredient from Humanetics Corporation, is being launched in beadlet form, allowing it to be mixed into beverages. 7-Keto, according to Humanetics, has been proven to raise metabolic levels by 5.4% safely and effectively. A one-gram dose of the powder yields 100 mg of 7-Keto. The beadlet form will be available by Summer 2014.

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WILD Flavors’ new RPM Factors (which stands for Repair, Performance, Mass) is a bioactive whey protein concentrate that can easily be added to foods and beverages without impacting taste. According to WILD, the concentrate allows athletes to train harder, recover faster and increase lean muscle mass.

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Valensa International launched a portfolio of ingredients based on perilla seed extract that are produced using a supercritical CO2 extraction process. The extracts contain 50–60% alpha linolenic acid (ALA), and have an omega-3 to -6 ratio of 6:1. The new lineup is based on Verilla Perilla Seed Extract and VerillaMax Perilla Seed Flour. The ingredients Kerilla Perilla Seed Extract + Krill Oil, Zanthin XP-3 and Z-Omega 3-6-9 are also available.

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LycoRed’s new Lyc-O-Fem is a slow-release formulation that contains genistein (from sophora japonica) in a new proprietary composition for bone health. The combination also includes menopause-support ingredients and is the first in LycoRed’s new line of ingredients with slow-release technology. The product also includes tomato lycopene and an effective dose of vitamin D3.

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Deerland Enzymes launched Dairylytic, a dual-functioning enzyme blend that offers lactase and a protease enzyme blend “developed solely for superior protein degradation.” The product is intended for those who experience digestive discomfort after eating dairy, but don’t respond to just lactase. Its combination of enzymes helps break down lactose and makes milk proteins that could cause an immune response easier to digest and absorb.

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