Former Mayo Clinic Cardiologist to Present Mediterranean Diet Seminar sponsored by Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® at Natural Products Expo West

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 2, 2007—Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® (SGTI) will host John Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC as a speaker at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, March 10th at 12:30 p.m. in room 207d of the Anaheim Convention Center. Dr. Rumberger is a noted cardiologist who was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic for 12 years. He currently serves as the Medical Director of HealthWISE Wellness/Diagnostic Center in Columbus, Ohio, specializing in preventive cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. He is also a clinical professor of medicine at Ohio State University and joined the Princeton Longevity Center in 2006 as their Director of Cardiac Imaging. Dr. Rumberger is the author of the wellness book, “The Way Diet.” In his presentation entitled, “Optimal Cardiovascular Health with CoQ10, Lycopene, and the Mediterranean Diet,” Dr. Rumberger will explore facets of the Mediterranean diet, and will explain the synergistic benefits of supplementation with LyCoQ™—a combination formula containing Lyc-O-Mato® and CoQsol® for a heart-healthy life.

LyCoQ™ is an exclusive new heart health complex in soft gelatin capsules. It is formulated with Lyc-O-Mato®, a patented whole tomato extract standardized to 6% lycopene from LycoRed, and CoQsol®, the multi-patented, highly bioavailable CoQ10 from Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® It combines two of the nutrition industry’s highly respected and efficacious ingredients in one soft gelatin capsule for the promotion of cardiovascular health.

Dr. Rumberger practices preventive cardiology and provides a unique consulting service in his clinic where he uses advanced C.T. scanner imaging to provide early diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. In his book as well as during lectures, Dr. Rumberger explains that there are several key lifestyle factors that lay the foundation for health. He advocates exercise, a balanced mental state, key supplements, and the Mediterranean diet.

SGTI President, Ron Udell, remarked, “Soft Gel Technologies, Inc. has a strong presence with its product offerings in the cardiovascular health category. Our partnership with LycoRed has enabled us to promote a new branded soft gel product that is associated with a reduction in blood pressure.” Mr. Udell added, “We sponsor educational seminars at this trade show, because it helps foster understanding and generates interest in branded, researched ingredients that we feel are beneficial for specific health conditions.”

About Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.®
Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® is a leading contract manufacturer providing specialty soft gelatin encapsulation to the nutraceutical industry. SGTI’s leading product is a patented highly bioavailable CoQ10 soft gel marketed as CoQsol®. Other key products include GlucoHelp™, a banaba leaf extract for blood glucose management, and Injuv®, a low molecular weight hyaluronic acid for cosmeceutical and joint health applications. Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® is a privately held company based in Los Angeles, CA.

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