New from innoVactiv are two versions of its dual-action carb blocker InSea2, which supports healthy blood sugar levels and proper weight management. With over 10% polyphenol and a standardized potency level, InSea2-10 offers carb control, especially for lowering post-meal blood sugar and insulin levels. A premium InSea2-20 is now available with over 20% polyphenol and guaranteed superior potency for α-amylase inhibition.
Robinson Pharma Inc. now offers the Unique IS-2 Probiotic Softgel. The Unique IS-2 Bacillus coagulans strain has been studied in several human clinical trials and is now available in an easy-to-swallow, shelf-stable soft gel. It has demonstrated high resistance to extreme temperature and humidity, is resistant to gastric acids and can survive transit through the gastrointestinal tract.
New from InterHealth Nutraceuticals is Meratrim, a proprietary blend of two plant extracts: Sphaeranthus indicus flower heads and Garcinia mangostana fruit rind. Meratrim was shown in two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies to be safe and effective for weight management as well as waist size management, says the company.
DeltaTRAK now sells DeltaTRAK TempDot Plus time-temperature indicator labels. The labels are designed to indicate if a temperature breach occurs and the excursion length. The labels feature unique graphics and show users a green “ON” button following the IEC 5009 standard. Labels provide individual serial numbers for traceability. DeltaTRAK’s portfolio includes a range of temperature, humidity and pH monitoring devices, data loggers, wireless systems, thermometers and ethylene absorption products.
Now available from Milk Specialties Global Human Nutrition Division are Whey Protein Hydrolysate powder for compaction into tablets with ease; a protein powder for high-protein bars in an all-dairy, 90% protein matrix that will increase shelf life; Instant Micellar Casein, an all-dairy 90% protein powder; and Clear Instantized Branched Chain Amino Acids (iBCAA).
Golden Omega USA, a vertically integrated South American fish oil supplier, is now shipping a full portfolio of omega-3 concentrates from its California warehouse. States the company, “For North American customers, this means obtaining the freshest natural resources, obtained from wild ocean-going fish, without a need to ship them thousands of miles for processing.”
Steviva Brands, Inc. introduced a stevia-based syrup blend designed to replace high-fructose corn syrup in beverages. Steviva Blend Syrup is composed of a proprietary combination of extracts, natural flavors and thickeners. The company says the product has “a mouthfeel identical to corn syrup and a sweet flavor profile that has no aftertaste.” It has 30 calories, six grams of fiber per 100 grams and is pesticide and GMO free.
Biova LLC increased the standardized protein profile of its BiovaFlex water-soluble egg membrane ingredient to 88%. Said Matt Stegenga, director of marketing, “The primary composition of this matrix is a natural ratio of complex proteins including glycosaminoglycans, collagen, elastin, desmosine, isodesmosine and transforming growth factor.”
Sabinsa Corporation has developed the “next generation of curcuminoids,” with the goal of addressing potency, color, dosage, stability and bioavailability concerns. Curcumin C3 Reduct (95% tetrahydrocurcuminoids) is a white powder with increased dosage efficiency that can be used in smaller capsules and tablets while retaining greater absorption, potency, stability and bioavailability.
From Vitiva comes a new stevia line under the Sweet’n Vit brand. It offers maximum sweetness with minimum bitterness and can be used as a sweetener on its own or combined with natural sweeteners or with sucrose. With GRAS status, it is also all-natural, has zero calories and carbohydrates and induces no glycemic response.