Omniactive's Dr. Deshpande to Discuss Latest Capsimax™ Research at SupplyExpo

Nutritional ingredient supplier OmniActive Health Technologies, Inc., announced today that Jayant Deshpande, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer of OmniActive Health Technologies, Ltd. will discuss new research surrounding the use of capsicum in weight management supplements at SupplyExpo, which is co- located with Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Deshpande will present "Research Update: Capsimax(tm) Red Pepper Extract Heats Up Diet Category" as part of NPIcenter's Exchange educational series on Friday, March 6 at noon at the SupplyExpo's Global Supply Marketplace (Booth #130), located in the Anaheim Convention Center.

Dr. Deshpande will discuss the latest research on patent pending Capsimax Capsicum Extract, a new hot red pepper weight management ingredient. A recent clinical study shows that the proprietary combination of Capsimax and other natural ingredients, Capsimax Plus Blend, increases the amount of calories burned before, during and after exercise by 12 times. Additionally, Dr. Deshpande will explain how OmniActive's patented beadletting technology used to encapsulate Capsimax delivers functionally effective levels of capsaicinoids while minimizing the oral and gastric irritation that unprotected capsicum can cause.

About Dr. Deshpande:
Jayant Deshpande, Ph.D., chief technology officer of OmniActive Health Technologies, Ltd., has more than 25 years of research experience in the pharmaceutical and nutraceuticals industries, specifically in the areas of biocatalysis, polymer synthesis and drug delivery technologies, as well as analytical validation of ingredients. Dr.

Deshpande has more than 15 patents to his credit, has developed time- release delivery systems for several dietary supplements, and has made substantial progress in furthering research on the bioavailability and effectiveness of various micronutrients in humans. Additionally, he has served as study director for the Association of Analytical Communities' (AOAC) International Collaborative Study for lycopene. He serves as a member of visiting faculty at Mumbai's University Institute of Chemical Technology and has been associated with various academic programs at Mumbai University’s Department of Biochemistry, Bio-Analytical Chemistry.

About OmniActive:
OmniActive Health Technologies, Inc., supplies a range of proprietary active ingredients and advanced delivery platforms for ingredients used in healthcare, food, and personal care applications. OmniActive is the world's first complete source for the entire range of macular xanthophylls for food fortification and dietary supplementation including Lutemax(R) Free Lutein, Lutemax Lutein Esters and the patent pending range of specialized Zeaxanthin products. A proprietary blend containing OmniActives's newest ingredient, Capsimax Capsicum Extract, has been clinically proven to increase the amount of calories burned before, during and after exercise by 12 times. The company's manufacturing facilities are certified for the quality and food safety management systems under ISO-22000(2005) and cGMP standards.

About SupplyExpo:
SupplyExpo connects every link in the value chain in the global health and nutrition industry - from new developments in branded ingredients, raw materials, technologies, and manufacturing services to finished goods showcased at Natural Products Expo West. For more information, visit

For more information on OmniActive and Capsimax visit or stop by booth #410 at SupplyExpo.

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