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Nutraingredients is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for the 2018 edition of the NutraIngredients Awards. The winners will be announced at the exclusive awards evening in Geneva on May 16th.
Spoilers... we may or may not be on the list!
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MARCH 2018 – Researchers at Central Michigan University have taken a closer look at Longvida® Optimized Curcumin. Previously, these researchers conducted amyloid binding work in vitro with promising results1-2. Recently published in the journal BMC Neuroscience, Maiti P et al compared standard, curcumin to solid lipid curcumin (Longvida).
You may have seen it popping up on cafe menus recently — the "golden latte". It's hot milk mixed with turmeric, coconut oil, maybe a bit of honey.
Turmeric has been proclaimed a superfood; a health booster — the yellow powder used as a central component in Asian cooking for thousands of years.
But what does the evidence say about the health benefits of taking turmeric? And are some forms better than others?
Salt Lake City, UT — The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) has announced that Verdure Sciences, based in Noblesville, IN will be returning as an executive member and Sirio Pharma Co. Ltd., headquartered in Shantou, Guangdong, China, with a U.S. office in Oakbrook Terrace, IL is joining its ranks as the newest executive member. Vendure Sciences is a supplier of plant-based botanical ingredients and Sirio Pharma Co. Ltd. is one of the main dietary supplement contract development and manufacturing organizations in China, specializing in the development and manufacturing of quality products, including softgel, capsule, tablet, powder, gummy, oral liquid, probiotics and other dosage forms.
Verdure Sciences celebrated its 20-year Anniversary and unveiled details of on a new corporate campus during the Supply Side West show in Las Vegas, NV in true style with champagne and cake at the booth. As an independent and privately-owned company, twenty years is quite a milestone. Verdure Sciences has evolved over the years along with the natural products industry.
A recent clinical publication in a peer-reviewed journal, JCI Insight, offers a practical, noninvasive approach to detect and monitor discrete retinal amyloid deposits in patients using solid-lipid curcumin and a modified scanning laser ophthalmoscope. The researchers conclude that the concept may lead to a practical and feasible approach for large-scale AD diagnosis and monitoring.2
Natural Products INSIDER, October 2016 - Researchers with the Srikot Research Institute studied the effects of Pomella® Extract (from Verdure Sciences) in patients (20-60 years of age) with myocardial infarction in conjunction with regular prescribed medications. The study determined the effects of 300 mg/Pomella twice daily for 30 days on biomedical parameters like HDL, total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, non-HDL cholesterol, serum homocysteine, hs-CRP, and OX-LDL as an add-on with regular medication showing improved antioxidant status of the blood biomarkers associated with cardiac health.