All news articles for December 2020

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BASF refocusing sterol ester business with Illinois site sale

By Stephen Daniells

BASF Nutrition & Health has agreed to sell its manufacturing site in Kankakee, IL and the associated businesses of vegetable-oil-based raw material sterols and natural vitamin E, anionic surfactants and esters produced there.

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Swimming study fails to find efficiency boost from carbs

By Hank Schultz

A study done on trained recreational swimmers showed a high carbohydrate diet did not improve swimming efficiency at moderate paces. But a nutrition expert observed that the intensity level was too low and duration too short to show the differences the...

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Back to the Future and the reset called 2021

By George Paraskevakos, IPA Executive Director

Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.

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Botanical sourcing and sustainability priorities for 2021

By By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

Each New Year presents an opportunity to take stock of where we are and to reevaluate our priorities for the near- and long-term future. We each make our resolutions and then motivate ourselves to meet our goals, whether modest or lofty. With 2021 upon...

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