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Study Demonstrates Cyactiv’s Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Support

A study recently published in the Journal of Medicinal Food (Jensen et al.) set out to characterize the basic biological properties of Cyactiv, which contains a known anti-inflammatory cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor phycocyanin (PC), as well as a high level of non- phycocyanin bioactive compounds. Read more

Top 10 articles downloaded from JMF.

We are happy to inform you that your article entitled, “Consumption of Dried Apple Peel Powder Increases Joint Function and Range of Motion”, has been ranked in the Top 10 articles downloaded from the Journal of Medicinal Food official website. Certificate (J Med Food 17 (11) 2014, 1204-1213)

Moving the Needle on Nutraceutical Research

Recognizing the potential return on investing in research, and the potential cost of lacking clinical validation for products, more nutraceutical companies are partnering with contract research organizations (CROs) to prove new concepts, substantiate existing claims or differentiate unique product formulas. Historically, the nutraceutical industry has relied heavily on “borrowed science,” […]

Patent Granted on CAP-e (Cell-based antioxidant protection) assay

The CAP-e assay (Cell-based Antioxidant Protection in Erythrocytes) is a new method for evaluating the antioxidant potential of natural products based on the concept that many such antioxidant products are only of biological relevance if they are able to protect living cells. In other words, it is a cell-based assay […]

The True Value of Antioxidants

Controversies continue to surround methods of testing and measuring antioxidant activity. Has there been too much hype over antioxidants in recent years? Why did the USDA remove the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) database last year? And how can we help our industry reach a grounded and solid understanding of […]

NIS Labs’ CAP-e Bioassay Wins INSIDER Scientific Excellence Award

NIS Labs’ CAP-e Bioassay Wins INSIDER Scientific Excellence Award PHOENIX—Virgo Publishing announced this week that NIS Labs’ new biological assay CAP-e (Cell-based Antioxidant Protection in Erythrocytes) will receive the INSIDER Scientific Excellence Award, presented at SupplySide West, Oct. 22 to 24 in Las Vegas. Ingredient suppliers and technology providers with […]