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Casein-encapsulated calcium eases GI concerns, study finds

By Hank Schultz

Researchers working with a group of postmenopausal women found that a technology using casein to encapsulate calcium nanoparticles reduced GI issues compared with more conventional calcium carbonate or calcium citrate supplements.

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

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New personalized vitamin firm aims at simpler, safer formulas

By Hank Schultz

A pair of practicing physicians have founded Vous Vitamin, a personalized multivitamin brand that promises to steer customers toward efficacious dosages of nutrients and avoid what they believe to be dangerous overdose possibilities.

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Innovations in delivery systems

Tespo, Güdpod take different tacks to connect to end users

By Hank Schultz

Two innovators of delivery systems based on table top devices are moving in different directions in their quest to connect to consumers. Tespo is harnessing data in a drive to become more connected with end users at home, while Güdpod is focusing on where...

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Release the power of curcumin

Release the power of curcumin

Curcumin, extracted from turmeric, is not soluble in water and has low bioavailability. WACKER offers a simple and clean solution for increasing the bioavailability...