Gencor has a new, patented technology for helping probiotics maintain stability under extreme conditions. Intelicaps embeds probiotics in a microsphere matrix and protects them with a layer-by-layer coating for stabilization. The microcapsules resist low pH levels and deliver viable probiotics to the intestine.

Flowens from Naturex is a full-spectrum cranberry-based ingredient for men’s health. This formula is said to help those with lower urinary tract symptoms typically associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. A double-blind placebo-controlled study found that taking 250 or 500 mg of Flowens improved BPH symptoms in men.

ETAS (enzyme-treated asparagus extract) from Maypro Industries supports relaxation and healthy sleep. ETAS is said to induce Heat Shock Protein and protect cells from various stresses. The ingredient is backed by four human clinical studies at the recommended dosage of 200 mg/day.

Frutarom USA now markets NovaSOL Curcumin, a solubilized, highly bioavailable form of curcumin for the supplement and food industries. The proprietary NovaSOL curcumin technology creates a liquid, crystal-clear, yellow solution for use across a wide variety of applications.

Kemin’s new zeaxanthin product ZeaONE promotes eye health. Naturally sourced from marigolds, ZeaONE contains zeaxanthin, which may reduce the risk of certain eye conditions, according to Kemin. Kemin suggests ZeaONE be used alongside FloraGLO Lutein for maximum benefit.

krill oil

New data from the journal Lipids in Health and Disease suggests that krill oil could be better than other marine oils for improving individuals’ omega-3 index.

South Hackensack, NJ—Naturex recently shared fresh data about two newly launched ingredients during a media tour of its New Jersey extraction and production plant.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

New from National Enzyme Company is Biocore Recovery Acute, a blend of ingredients designed to support the natural recovery of soft tissues that become sore after exercise. The formula (which is NSF Certified for Sport) includes vitamin C, calcium, a proprietary blend of herbs and a proprietary blend of enzymes.