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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. While quite a few of the […]

[Recruiting Closed] 89-14 Red Blood Cell Health Study

NIS Labs is looking for male and female volunteers between the ages of 18 and 65 with borderline hemoglobin to participate in a clinical trial. The clinical study evaluates whether red blood cell health can be increased through consumption of a nutritional supplement. The study requires participants to consume either […]

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

By Gitte Jensen, PhD 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 […]

[Recruiting Closed] 85-01 Nutritional Antioxidant Study

NIS Labs is looking for healthy male volunteers, between the ages of 30 and 70, to participate in a clinical trial involving an antioxidant extract from tea. The study involves consuming a tea extract, or a placebo, daily for 28 days. Volunteers will visit NIS Labs at study start, and […]

[Recruiting Closed] 26-01 Nutritional Antioxidant Supplement Study

NIS Labs is looking for healthy volunteers, age 18-55 years, to take part in a clinical trial involving an antioxidant supplement. The study requires the individual to consume the supplement daily for 30 days, and to give a blood sample before and after the study. Before starting the study, all […]

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 […]