New from Neptune Technologies & Bioressources is NKOFlex, which combines vitamin D, NKO branded krill oil and other ingredients to support bone and joint health. “Combining high-potency vitamin D with NKO results in up to two times increased digestion of vitamin D2,” says Neptune.

Two recent studies offer new data about the benefits of natural compounds on cognitive health.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Purchase, NY—Healthy individuals who occasionally feel stomach rumbling, bloating and other signs of gastrointestinal (GI) distress may have another natural option at their disposal with perilla extract.

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Milan, Italy—A new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition is linking curcumin to reducing oxidative stress after exercise, potentially providing relief to sore muscles.

East Windsor, NJ—A recent study published in Clinical Dermatology shows that Boswellia cream could potentially aid psoriasis patients, and the results could be far-reaching.

PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Horizon Science now offer Benecarb Glycemic Balance Complex. The ingredient, based on molasses phytonutrients, is said to reduce the glycemic impact of foods and drinks by up to 20% “with particular advantages in carbohydrate-rich formulations.” It is high in antioxidants, minerals and polyphenols.

Tate & Lyle offers PromOat Beta Glucan, which delivers up to 35% beta glucan. The ingredient can support healthy cholesterol levels and is free of the taste, color and graininess of other oat-based ingredients. Oat beta glucan qualifies for the EFSA/EU health claims for lowering blood cholesterol and reducing post-prandial glycemic response.