Hector Lopez, MD, CSCS, FAAPMR, principal and cofounder of the Center for Applied Health Sciences LLC and Supplement Safety Solutions LLC, has joined the growing number of experts presenting as part of the OmniActive Insights™ program at SupplySide West 2014 in Las Vegas. Lopez will host a VendorBrief seminar entitled "Capsaicinoids: Not Just a Hot Trend," which will focus on the latest science and mechanism of action of capsaicinoids, the bioactive compounds of capsicum (aka hot red peppers). The session will be held on the show floor at booth #39089 on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 2:30 to 2:55 p.m.
“Research surrounding capsaicinoids support their tremendous potential in the weight management and sports nutrition markets and science points to their benefits for healthy lifestyle too,” stated Lynda Doyle, vice president of global marketing at OmniActive.
Capsicum has been in the human diet for thousands of years and capsaicinoids have been studied in over 90 human clinical trials across numerous populations. They have been shown to help promote lipolysis as well as support thermogenesis.
The OmniActive Insights program also includes a session that is part of the Natural Products INSIDER Educational Track being presented by Dr. James M. Stringham entitled “The Three Macular Carotenoids: Complementary Functions of Lutein, RR-Zeaxanthin and Meso-Zeaxanthin” on Oct. 7 from 4 to 4:50 p.m. at Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 3, in room Jasmine A.
OmniActive will also be showcasing their innovative ingredients including Lutemax® 2020 Lutein with Enhanced Levels of Zeaxanthin Isomers, Lutemax® Free Lutein and Lutein Esters, OmniXan® RR-Zeaxanthin, Capsimax® Capsicum Extract, and CurcuWIN™ Curcumin with Enhanced Absorption.
For more information on Dr. Lopez’s session or to schedule an appointment with OmniActive Health Technologies during SupplySide West 2014, contact Lynda Doyle at [email protected] or visit us at booth #20109.