EpiCor immune health ingredient focus of IFT poster session

EpiCor immune health ingredient focus of IFT poster session

New science and innovative food applications will support Embria Health Sciences' branded ingredient EpiCor at this year's Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo, set for June 11-14 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.

New science and innovative food applications will support Embria Health Sciences' branded ingredient EpiCor <http://www.epicorimmune.com/> at this year's Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo, set for June 11-14 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.

On Sunday, June 12 from 3 to 5 p.m., IFT attendees can explore the latest research behind EpiCor by visiting the technical poster display area. The poster's presented abstract was selected by the IFT Scientific Program and illustrates EpiCor's researched ability to establish prebiotic properties in the gut and protect against inflammation in vitro. Embria's Dr. Stuart Reeves, director of research and development, will be available to further explain these recent findings.

Embria representatives will also be on hand at booth #7125 (Hall H) during show floor hours. Attendees wishing to follow the self-guided, IFT-selected Trend & Solution Tour can learn more about EpiCor's key function in ProActive Health Products' Prebiotic Soft Chews, a recently introduced berry-flavored product that promotes immune health through a strong digestive system.

About Embria Health Sciences and EpiCor:
Embria Health Sciences <http://www.embriahealth.com/> combines science and nature to bring high quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria's flagship ingredient, EpiCor®, is an all-natural product that helps the body balance the immune system and is manufactured using a proprietary technology. EpiCor contains protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and other metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support immune health. Clinical studies have found EpiCor's immune-balancing properties provide year-round support by helping the body boost or suppress immune response as needed. EpiCor was the first immune health ingredient to receive the SupplySide West Scientific Excellence Award, in recognition of the compelling clinical studies published in peer-reviewed publications such as the "Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine," "Advances in Therapy" and "Urologic Nursing."

About IFT:
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is an international, non-profit professional organization for the advancement of food science and technology. For more than 70 years, it has been helping members from more than 100 countries connect both in person, through scientific and technical education venues and forums, and virtually, through publications and other resources. IFT's Annual Meeting and Food Expo is the industry's largest collection of food ingredients, equipment and packaging suppliers. Visit www.ift.org for more information.

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