A new alkalising product from pH Sciences called pH Choice is designed to help neutralize acids in foods that sometimes cause heartburn, such as coffee, tomatoes, orange juice and salsa. The product is based on the company?s Alka-Plex formula, and its ingredients are GRAS. It is free from yeast, wheat, corn, milk, egg, soy, glutens, artificial colours, sugar, starch and preservatives.
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Skin protection line
A new line of body care products by derma e contains the antioxidants astaxanthin and pycnogenol, which are known for reversing wrinkles and protecting the skin. Astaxanthin, harvested from microalgae, has been shown to be 1,000 times more effective than both beta-carotene and lutein in protecting the skin from light exposure, the California company says. Pycnogenol, from bark of the French maritime pine tree, is 50 times more potent than vitamin E in neutralising free radicals. The ?Ultimates? line contains four moisturizers, eye cream and hydrating mask.
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Cyvex Nutrition in California has launched a natural antioxidant, glucosinolates, under the brand name BroccoSinolate. Extracted from mature broccoli plants, the compound is stabilised and standardised to 4-6 per cent glucosinolates, which are bioactive phytochemicals found in cruciferous vegetables that protect the plants against the invasion of micro-organisms. The ingredient can be used in dietary supplements for detox, immune support and antioxidant complexes.
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Barley extract to stabilise glucose
VDF FutureCeuticals? ingredient Accelera has been proven to help normalise blood glucose levels, the company says. A human clinical study on hyperglycaemias showed an up to 21 per cent blood glucose reduction when consuming 10g, three times a day. Accelera, an active blend of malted barley extract and Brewer?s yeast extract, can be used in cereal flake formulas, meal supplements and replacements, in hypertension bars, or in shake and smoothie formulas. It can also be encapsulated as a dietary supplement.
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New functional tea blends
Symrise Flavor Division has unveiled a line of flavourful teas targeted at customers who are looking for teas with added benefits. The formulations include Thunderstorm, a blend of ripe mango flavours with ginseng and guarana; Sea of Tranquility, pairing peach and honey flavours with the calming effects of linden and verbena; and Staying Focused, which adds ginkgo biloba with tropical fruits. Other formula combinations include Protector, Health Shield and Aphrodite Potion.
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Encapsulated organic spirulina by Earthrise
Earthrise Nutritionals, a leading producer of spirulina and spirulina-based products, has unveiled an encapsulated form of its natural and organic spirulina products. Spirulina, which has been affirmed as GRAS by the FDA, is a dried form of the common blue-green microalgae Cyanobacteria (Arthrospira platensis), noted for its zeaxanthin, phycocyanin and vegetable protein content.
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Cod liver oil
Spectrum Organic Products has introduced three cod liver oil products, which contain a higher ratio of DHA and EPA than the company?s Fish Oil. Produced from Norwegian Arctic cod, the oils are molecularly distilled to ensure contaminants are below detectable amounts. An 8oz liquid version is lemon flavoured; soft gels are sold in 90- and 200-count bottles.
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