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Validated, Natural Weight Management Tools

By Dr. Paul Clayton, Chief Scientific Advisor, Gencor As people everywhere get heavier, so too does the burden of weight-related health problems. Pharmaceuticals can be addictive, too toxic for long-term use and/or ineffective. Some natural products, however, are emerging as validated tools for healthy weight management. The food plant Caralluma fimbriata, which is still used as a natural appetite suppressant in parts of India, contains compounds that are safe and effective appetite ...

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New study shows significant effect of Quatrefolic® in lowering Homocysteine Serum Levels

A recently new published study (Mazza et al., Nutraceutical approaches to homocysteine lowering in hypertensive subjects at low cardiovascular risk: a multicenter, randomized clinical trial. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2016) has investigated the efficacy of Quatrefolic® (400 mcg of Quatrefolic® plus B6, and B12 BID) in lowering homocysteine serum levels (HCys) versus a conventional vitamin supplementation (folic acid + vitamin B) in hypertensive subjects at low cardiovascular risk. No side ...

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Why hydroxytyrosol

Why hydroxytyrosol Over the last years, we have seen the publication of many relevant scientific studies demonstrating the cardiovascular diseases preventing activity of olive polyphenols. Studies such as PREDIMED (multidiciplinary team) in Spain, focused on the effects of a Mediterranean Diet as primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This study lasted five years and recruited more than 7.000 participants. The main conclusion was that the Mediterranean Diet, including Extra Virgin Olive Oil, prevented from the appearance of cardiovascular diseases (cardiovascular death, myocardium infarct and/or stroke) ...

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How to take the sleaze out of libido supplements

The market for male libido supplements dwarfs that for women – but positioning products as healthy ageing supplements may help shake the sleaze from this niche segment, says one bawdy botanical supplier. Hong Kong-based Gencor Pacific sells its fenugreek ingredient Testofen for male libido and the same ingredient under the brand name Libifem for women globally. Yet managing director of the company Ramasamy Venkatesh says sales for its male-targeted ingredients far outweigh that ...

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QUATREFOLIC®: FOLATE AND CHILDREN’S BRAIN PERFORMANCE

  CHILDREN’S BRAIN AND POORER COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE LINKED WITH LOW-FOLATE STATUS IN MOTHERS’ EARLY PREGNANCY Newly results about association between prenatal folate status and children’s brain anatomy hav been presented in a research published in the British Journal of Nutrition in early 2016 (Ars et al 2016 - Prenatal folate, homocysteine and vitamin B12 levels and child brain volumes, cognitive development and psychological functioning). The study was carried out at the Erasmus ...

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XaQuil™XR with Quatrefolic® is the Finished Product of the Year – Medical Food category at the NutraIngredients Awards 2016

Gnosis is proud to announce that its commitment to providing innovative solutions to global well-being and health care challenges has been rewarded at NutraIngredients Award 2016, winning in the FINISHED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR - medical food category with Xaquil™XR from Xymogen, a new finished product formulated with Quatrefolic®. At Vitafoods, NutraIngredients Awards 2016 celebrated innovation and research of the global nutritional industry, awarding companies and products that, by seizing the ...

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MK7 Standards Reference: a brand-new section for vitaMK7® website

The high success of Vitamin K2 menaquinone-7 in several markets, and the recognition of tangible benefits of its supplementation, stated the matter of recognized common standards of the ingredient both from manufacturer of finished products and end-users, in a global market where different sources and quality of Vitamin K2 coexist. A quality standard for Vitamin K2 as MK-7 does already exist. The first Official Compendia Monograph of Dietary Supplement for Vitamin K2 ...

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Quatrefolic® and Adomet®: Depression Focus

Low folate concentrations have been associated with both an increased incidence of depression and an inadequate response to treatment. Folate deficiency is common among depressed people, especially those who don't respond to antidepressants: major depressive disorder (MDD) currently ranks as the fourth leading disease burden worldwide and is expected to become the second global disease burden in 2020. (Hyman 2006 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3036555/#B1) Depression is among the top public health concerns worldwide, causing ...

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Vitamin K2 stands in the front rank for nutrients at World Osteoporosis Day

On the occasion of the World Osteoporosis Day which takes place every year on October 20th, Gnosis has participated at the special event "Supplements in the non-pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis" with a speech held by Dr. Luca Tiano - presenting new highlights and evidence of the use of vitamin K2 menaquinone-7 in the form of vitaMK7® and K2&Olive™. Researcher in Biochemistry, Dr Luca Tiano actually works in the Department of ...

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