TNS-Funded Study Reveals Potent Antioxidant Food Value of Mushrooms

Total Nutraceutical Solutions, Inc. (TNS) announced that food technology findings from a company funded study at PennsylvaniaStateUniversity will be presented at the annual IFT 2010 meeting, on Monday, July 19th. The study is entitled: “Antioxidant Properties of Ergothioneine and Total Phenols in Mushroom Extracts.” H. Lee, M. Kalaras, and R. Beelman, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, were the authors and presenters.

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is a world premier food science and technology community and the latest developments in food science are presented at their annual meetings. IFT 2010, is being held in Chicago, IL, July 17–20, at

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“This study showed that mushrooms contain potent antioxidants that have the ability to actively neutralize free radicals and inflammatory molecules,” stated Marvin S. Hausman MD, CEO, TNS. “This innate natural ability of mushrooms underscores the importance of this natural edible food source as a preventive measure against many inflammatory human diseases. TNS scientists are focused on developing proprietary technology to naturally enhance and efficiently extract these potent natural antioxidants from mushrooms for human nutritional application to disease prevention.”

About Total Nutraceutical Solutions, Inc.:

Total Nutraceutical Solutions, Inc., a global leader in mushroom research and development, focuses on discovering, formulating and marketing products composed primarily of organic natural whole mushroom foods, containing bioactive nutrients, such as L-Ergothioneine and Vitamin D, with potential health benefits. Our scientific strategy is to specialize in the development of production and analytic technologies for food and nutritional supplements mainly composed of mushrooms and their mycelial biomasses. Novel clinical models and biomarkers are used to show nutritional and clinical efficacy of our products. In addition to our novel preventative healthcare formulations and nutritional approaches for a wide variety of human conditions and illnesses, we are also involved in the development, acquisition and ownership of breakthrough nutritional tools and products in the fields of animal husbandry and livestock feeds.

Any statements contained in this press release that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the risks associated with the transaction described in this press release, and other risks identified in the filings by Total Nutraceutical Solutions (TNS), Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Further information on risks faced by TNS are detailed in the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and in its subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. These filings are or will become available on a website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at The information contained in this press release is accurate as of the date indicated. Actual results, events or performance may differ materially. TNS does not undertake any obligation to publicly release the result of any revision to these forward- looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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