ChromaDex Corp. now offers Niagen nicotinamide riboside (NR), which is similar to vitamin B3. According to ChromaDex, benefits of NR include increased fatty acid oxidation, increased mitochondrial activity, blockage of muscle degeneration and prevention of peripheral neuropathy. NR is also a precursor to NAD+, which improves mitochondrial performance and energy metabolism.
Naturex now offers Pacran Organic, an organic-certified cranberry powder. The company says the ingredient is the “cranberry ingredient of choice” for many urinary tract health supplements. The company says it uses a blend of the whole fruit to deliver full-spectrum results. It is clinically supported and health claim substantiated.
Ingredion Inc. added AQUAMIN marine magnesium to its line. Sourced from the cold, mineral-rich seawaters off the coasts of Iceland and Ireland, the ingredient offers 35% magnesium to support bone and cardiovascular health.
Maypro Industries’ Bluenesse lemon balm extract is said to reduce anxiety and improve alertness. A high-quality, sustainable natural ingredient, Bluenesse is obtained by water extraction from Melissa officinalis L. leaves. Supported by human clinical research, the recommended dosage is 300 mg/day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.