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2014-02-11 12:27:19

The health and fitness industries are taking notice of all that yacon syrup has to offer. Low in calories, high in prebiotics and completely healthy, yacon syrup is a health breakthrough. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health benefits of organic yacon syrup are quite profound. This naturally growing root can be found across Asia and has been used for generations. The simple fact is that yacon syrup is setting the health and nutrition industries ablaze. (Photo:...

2014-02-07 23:03:58

The Kirkman Group, Inc. has added 1000 IU of vitamin D-3 to its proprietary product Pro-Bio Inulin Free™. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Kirkman®, a manufacturer known for the purity of its nutritional supplements, has enhanced its Pro-Bio™ Inulin Free probiotic to include 1000 IUs of Vitamin D-3. Kirkman’s popular Pro-Bio™ Gold™ products are now also inulin free and suitable for those who want broad coverage probiotics without vitamin D-3. Both Pro-Bio Gold™...

2013-10-10 16:22:05

DUBLIN, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wsqdsd/inulin_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Inulin (CAS 9005-80-5) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wsqdsd/inulin_cas ] report to their offering. Inulin (CAS 9005-80-5) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on inulin markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report...

2013-06-19 11:49:02

Glycoproteins are an essential part of our body: These sugar-protein hybrid molecules are what makes the protective mucus that lines our lungs and stomach. They are also part of the fluid that lubricates our joints, the synovial fluid, and cover all our cells, with the sugar parts, the glycans, sticking out like a tiny forest of antennae. Researchers in the Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology at ETH Zurich and the Laboratories of Nanoscale Materials Science of Empa have identified a...

2012-01-06 15:00:00

ANNISTON, Ala., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting new dietary health product has been launched which promotes healthy digestion while strengthening the immune system. Stimflora is a prebiotic that stimulates the growth of beneficial intestinal bacteria that promote healthy digestion and reduce the toxins which are absorbed through the intestines. This differs from the more widely known probiotics which actually deliver active bacteria to the intestines. A prebiotic promotes one's...

2011-04-22 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FiberChoice® chewable fiber supplements today launched the "Choices for Better Health" nationwide sweepstakes to support the simple ways that Americans can defend their health each day. The 28-day campaign lives on Twitter and encourages people to share the small, smart choices they make for overall health and wellness. Each day, FiberChoice® will select and provide funding toward one of the posted...

2010-06-25 13:30:35

We are what we eat, but who are "we"? New, high-powered genomic analytical techniques have established that as many as 1,000 different single-celled species coexist in relative harmony in every healthy human gut. "For each human cell in your body there are 10 microbial cells, most of them living in the gut and helping us digest things we can't digest on our own," said Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. "In...

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2010-05-31 07:32:46

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley, have successfully attached imaging probes to glycans "“ the sugar molecules that are abundant on the surfaces of living cells "“ in the embryos of zebrafish less than seven hours after fertilization. Glycans are key regulators of the processes that guide cell development, and zebrafish are a top vertebrate model organism of...

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2010-03-24 07:29:16

The plant that gave the world tequila contains a substance that seems ideal for use in a new genre of processed foods -- so-called "functional foods" -- with health benefits over and above serving as a source of nutrients, scientists reported yesterday at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Foods spiked with "fructans" from the agave plant may help protect against osteoporosis by boosting the body's absorption of calcium and could have other health benefits,...

2009-10-20 12:34:00

LONDON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ --The 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Digestive Health Ingredients Promising Ingredient of the Year Award is presented to Solvay S.A. (Solvay) for SOLACTIS(TM), an innovative prebiotic ingredient in the European digestive health ingredients market. The improved performance of SOLACTIS(TM) offers significant added value for new yoghurts, biscuits, beverages and similar products. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "Positioned...