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Author Archives: Rebekah Fine
The manufacturing of sodium copper chlorophyllin is surrounded by controversy and its all to do with how its created.
What are pH buffers and how do they work in food?
Are you buying Cassia Cinnamon?
Cassia Cinnamon tends to contain higher leverls of toxic compounds, we at Nutraceuticals have got wise to this and will ensure that you are aware of the potential dangers when purchasing Cassia when it comes to the amount you have formualted in your product.
Might it be better that you use Cinnamomum zeylanicum?
We look into the importance of origin and demonstrate that we recogonise the importance of naming, varieties and genus to continually bring you the best in choice and ingredients.
What is Vegan Collagen?
Unfortunately, plants do not grow their own collagen. That said, it is exciting to see advancements in science and in recent news it has been reported that researchers have created some genetically modified collagen, using the bacteria P.pastoris .
However, what is commercially available, is our Nutraceuticals Base Blend composed of the many amino acids found in fish/bovine collagen (see Table 1) in combination with a number of vitamins, minerals, and herbals as well as sodium hyaluronate which may promote collagen production or optimize skin health generally
Clearly, space travel is no holiday for the human body. Whilst perhaps not a primary line of defence, there are a myriad of nutritional supplements that could help astronauts survive the harsh environmental pressures of space travel.
But perhaps most importantly, a taste of space can help you too:
Our colourful range of herbals, my favourite being the galaxy coloured Haskap Berry Fruit Powder (Lonicera caerulea L.), are packed with antioxidants. On our earlier blog you’ll find that they contain 30 times more cyanidin-3-glucoside (a major antioxidant) than even blackcurrants. We also have a very fine selection of Vitamin B9 Folic Acid supplements in synthetic or natural form – whatever your preference!