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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.”

News and notes from industry suppliers.

New from Sabinsa Corp. is MoringIn, a completely water-soluble standardized extract from the dried leaves of Moringa oleifera. The extract contains a minimum of 5% Rutin (a flavonoid glycoside). Moringa leaves are known to have a high content of protein, minerals, vitamins, essential amino acids and phytochemicals.  

Nutraceuticals International Group’s SelectSIEVE Olive is isolated from 100% Mediterranean Olive matrix through an eco-sustainable process. SelectSIEVE Olive offers highly concentrated flavonoids from the Olive, “universally recognized to decrease the risk of coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, improve the LDL-HDL ratio and hepatic function to activate endogenous antioxidant enzymes.”

P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc. offers Vivid Harvest Whole Food Powders, made with a new technology that gently evaporates water without disturbing the active enzymes, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals or other phytonutrients. This process preserves the flavor, aroma, color and nutritional quality of the original materials. Twenty-five fruit- and 16 vegetable-based products are available.