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Taiyo and DSM announce Teavigo EGCg licensing agreement

Taiyo Kagaku Co Ltd (Taiyo) and DSM, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional ingredients and have entered into a licensing deal, effective July 1, 2014, which will transfer the entirety of the Teavigo brand EGCg business to Taiyo. Under terms of the deal, Taiyo will become the sole producer of Teavigo by the […]

Avoiding gluten? You may be missing out on important nutrients.

Holistic pharmacist describes the four dietary and health concerns that she’s identified from her personal experience with gluten intolerance A few years ago, it’s fair to say that few people had even heard of gluten. Now, it is estimated that one in 100 people have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, an auto-immune condition characterized by […]

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SunActive Iron fortification benefits children

Taiyo, Minneapolis, has harnessed its suite of ingredient technologies to develop SunActive Fe to ensure toddlers get sufficient dietary iron. Iron typically has an unappealing metallic taste and may cause digestive upset. For formulators, there also have been concerns about bioavailability. The product has been clinically proven to have high bioavailability, according to the company. […]

Published human clinical study suggests that green tea catechins may benefit patients with chronic progressive liver disease

With more people at risk of developing non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), here is more scientific support for green tea supplementation Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a chronic progressive liver disease closely associated with metabolic syndrome and obesity, conditions that have reached epidemic levels. Left untreated, NASH patients appear to have a higher than average likelihood of developing […]

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It’s time to end the confusion. There are important differences in fiber supplements

Scientists confirm the five reasons why you might want to choose easy-to-find Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (PHGG). By now we all know we need fiber for everything from gut health to blood sugar and weight management. And we know we’re probably not getting enough of it. Ads with celebrities chatting about their digestive systems may […]

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Neutral-tasting, tummy friendly iron fortification benefitting children around the world

Taiyo has harnessed its suite of ingredient technologies to develop SunActive, a secret weapon for ensuring toddlers get sufficient dietary iron While it’s well known that infants and toddlers need sufficient iron in their diets, fortifying children’s foods with this essential mineral has been problematic. Iron typically has an unappealing metallic taste and can cause […]

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Published study reveals a safe, simple way for college students to reduce their stress and anxiety

Suntheanine shown to help grad students manage the pressure to achieve An overload of chronic stress just isn’t healthy. It may lead to everything from depression to cardiovascular disease. When Japanese researchers wanted to study the calming effects of the amino acid L-theanine on chronic stress, they chose an ideal subject group: Graduate students who […]

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Clinical trial demonstrates that Sunfiber may improve risk factors in patients with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes

Clinical trial demonstrates that Sunfiber may improve risk factors in patients with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes Study published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests the partially hydrolyzed guar gum fiber may be an easy way to manage some risk factors through diet America’s obesity epidemic has led to a growing number of […]

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If you’ve been diagnosed with Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes, here’s promising news you can act on today

If you’ve been diagnosed with Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes, here’s promising news you can act on today Study published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that you might be able to easily manage some of your risk factors by adding Sunfiber to your diet   If you are among the millions of […]

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Is your infant or toddler becoming iron deficient?

Is your infant or toddler becoming iron deficient? Why some kids may not be getting enough of this important mineral, and the ingredient that’s making iron fortification easier to tolerate   If your baby is less than a year old and already drinking cow’s milk, consider this: Cow’s milk is low in the iron that […]