Jarrow Formulas’, Inc. and Sigma Tau HealthScience Co-Sponsor Expo West Seminar Featuring the Next Generation of L-Carnitine Supplements

Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 2005 — Los Angeles-based Jarrow Formulas’ and New York-City based Sigma Tau HealthScience will co-sponsor an Expo West Seminar entitled, “Carnitine Renaissance: Propionyl-Carnitine and AminoCarnitines for Health and Athletic Performance.” The seminar will highlight the latest information on exclusive patented forms of Sigma-tau L-Carnitine molecules called AminoCarnitines™.

Richard Bloomer, Ph.D will be the featured speaker. He will focus on how propionyl-L-carnitine, one of the two most thoroughly researched forms of L-carnitine, may influence oxygen utilization, enhance athletic performance and improve health, as well as how these factors relate to the retail sports and fitness market.
Bloomer holds a Ph.D in exercise physiology from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently an assistant professor within the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at The University of Memphis. He held prior positions at Duke University Medical Center and Wake Forest University as a research physiologist and visiting assistant professor, respectively. His research work has been published in such peer-reviewed journals as Hypertension, International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

The seminar will be held Saturday, March 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center in room 201D.

According to Jon David Szuch, National Sales Manager North America for Sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc, Jarrow Formulas has been a leading manufacturer and marketer for several decades in the nutritional supplement field. “They have been successful by using cutting edge technology and blazing many of the pathways forward for this industry only for others to follow,” he says. “Now, once again, Jarrow comes to the forefront of the US supplement industry by being one of the first to use several new exclusive patented forms of Next Generation Sigma-tau L-Carnitine molecules called AminoCarnitines™, such as Acetyl L-Carnitine Arginate Dihydrochloride, Taurine Acetyl L-Carnitine Hydrochloride and Glycine Propionyl L-Carnitine Hydrochloride for several new product launches with even more to come in 2005.”

Jarrow Formulas’ is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain American’s rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA.

Sigma-Tau is the worldwide leader in carnitine and metabolic research. It is the leading research-based Italian pharmaceutical company and operates in the United States as Sigma-Tau, U.S. The Sigma-Tau, U.S. companies, which include Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Sigma-Tau HealthScience, Inc. and Sigma-Tau Research, Inc., are subsidiaries of the Rome, Italy-based Sigma-Tau Group, which ranks among the 25 top niche companies in the world in patent activity. Today, the U.S. divisions of Sigma-Tau continue their international parent company's 30-year tradition of research into carnitine's role in cellular metabolism, including the provision of pharmaceutical-quality carnitine that is not genetically modified. Each of the three U.S. companies focuses on meeting the needs of its specific patient audiences and has garnered a reputation for genuine dedication to the patients who use their products.

For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at www.Jarrow.com.


Mark Becker
Jarrow Formulas, Inc.
(800) 726-0886
[email protected]

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