blue natural

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its color additives regulations to allow spirulina to be safely used as a blue color additive.

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depression curcumin

Chester, NJ—A recent clinical trial published in Phytotherapy Research indicated that a high-absorption curcumin (BCM-95 from Dolcas Biotech, based here) had similar effects as a generic form of Prozac (fluoxetine) on depression, sans the adverse effects.

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News and notes from industry suppliers.

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embria epicor

Embria Health Sciences just added four Olympic medals and one World Cup championship to its team.

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herb weight loss

Benicia, CA—Two published studies on a branded ingredient show much promise for overweight individuals. The herbal formulation studied combines Sphaeranthus indicus and Garcinia mangostana (Meratrim, from InterHealth Nutraceuticals, based here).

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brain health magnesium

City of Industry, CA­­—New research published in the Journal of Neuroscience could indicate that higher levels of magnesium in the brain may support brain health.

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osteoarthritis natural

Toms River, NJ—A bone health ingredient has shown promise for reducing osteoarthritis symptoms in a new study published in Integrative Medicine.

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heart supplements

Hadley, MA—A combination of vitamin E (delta tocotrienols), antioxidant polyphenols and niacin may support heart health by reducing inflammation.

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News and notes from industry suppliers.

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IFT Meeting

Chicago, IL—The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is slated to have its Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago this year, July 13–16.

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