Chemistry is never complete. As the popularity of pomegranate has increased, a variety of pomegranate products (such as dried juice concentrates and extracts) have become more widely available in the market for their use as health promoting ingredients. In this recent publication, researchers take a deeper dive into the chemistry behind the extensively studied Verdure brand, Pomella®.
More than ever, active individuals are looking for natural alternatives that can provide nutritional support to help maximize exercise benefits and reduce recovery time. Natural antioxidants are an excellent alternative, but not all of them are able to prove bioavailability and efficacy. Punicalagins are a group of potent antioxidants unique to the pomegranate fruit which are safe, water-soluble and highly bioavailable. These antioxidants can breakup into smaller molecules in the body, allowing them to deliver a wide range of proven health benefits.
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"In support of Longvida and Verdure, we are honored to join the Global Curcumin Association in an effort to unite with industry leaders toward a common goal. It is my hope that my broad perspective of both the opportunities and challenges facing our industry, will bring an increased voice to the GCA board from the vantage of raw materials and their crucial impact within the industry." - Ajay Patel - Founder & President of Verdure Sciences, Inc.
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There are many unanswered questions about spices and human health, but there are also clues that some, especially turmeric, ginger and chilli, have real benefits. And that eating more spice generally can help keep us well.
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Verdure Sciences’ adoption supports ABC’s extensive HerbMedPro database, ensuring that this essential educational resource remains up to date for researchers, health professionals, industry, students, consumers, and other members of the herbal and dietary supplements community.
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.