Enzymotec Ltd. offers the Omega PC line of omega-3 products. Omega PC is a wild fish cold extract containing omega-3 fatty acids bound to phospholipids and triglycerides. According to Enzymotec, Omega PC better preserves the natural nutrient profile that is found in fish. This form may also offer better omega-3 absorption.
OmniActive Health Technologies has brought CurcuWIN Turmeric Extract (20% curcuminoids) to market. CurcuWIN “provides highly bioavailable curcuminoids in the ratio in which they are naturally found in turmeric.” The ingredient was made with a molecular dispersion process for enhanced solubility and bioavailability.
New from Synutra Ingredients are two chondroitin ingredients: ChondroGold (choice of bovine/porcine/avian source material) and ChondroCal. The ingredients are said to be extremely clean, meet USP standards and are guaranteed to be free of aliginic acid. ChondroCal is low-sodium/sodium-free, and ChondroGold has an ultra-low heavy metal breakdown guarantee.
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.