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A Perfect Partner for Pet Supplements

According to Packaged Facts’ most recent Pet Supplements in the US report, American consumers have driven sales of pet supplements up 3.5 percent between 2015 and 2016, reaching $580 million. And it looks like even more growth is on the horizon. Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global pet dietary supplement market will grow at a CAGR of more than 5 percent through 2020.

Disruptive Innovation— Weight Management Keeps Evolving

H3XG® is exactly what would happen. This revolutionary blend of six clinically studied ingredients, including garcinia cambogia, green tea, and green coffee, is a stunningly simple example of disruptive innovation. Perfect in its originality, this blend can have a powerful effect on consumer weight management efforts when used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. Fully customizable, this formula is market-ready or can be customized to meet your specific product goals.

Probiotics – The Quality Challenge

UNDERSTANDING PROBIOTICS Although a probiotic microorganism itself is fairly simple, its role in the body is more intricate. According to Harvard Health, an estimated 100 trillion microorganisms, representing more than 500 different species, inhabit every normal, healthy bowel.

The Nutritional Profiles and Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

From the time we start eating solid foods, many of us have been told to eat more fruits and vegetables. “Eat your vegetables” is the mantra of all parents trying to get children to eat more nutritious foods. Public service announcements remind us to have at least six servings of fruits and vegetables per day, but more than 70 percent of adults and 90 percent of adolescents are not meeting the dietary guidelines (1). What are the reasons we should concentrate on eating more salads and fruit cups; is there any real science to the urgings of nutritionists to eat more fruits and vegetables? In a word, yes. A number of studies indicate real benefits to human health by adding more fruits and vegetables to our diet.

Digestive Enzymes for Children

Many parents find relief in any amount of healthy nutrients that children consume, even though the amount may be small in a child's diet. Increasing the available nutrition from healthy foods is one way to celebrate the steppingstones leading to a balanced diet. Based on a number of studies, one of the best way to accomplish better nutritional bioavailability is through the use of dietary enzyme supplements.

Exercise and Nutrition: Achieve “The Gain” and Diminish “The Pain”

Regardless of type, intensity or duration of the exercise, athletes can benefit from taking ingredients like those discussed in this white paper; such as proteolytic enzymes and the various antioxidant nutrients, as they can help to provide anti-inflammatory support as well as relief from DOMS.

Recipe for Bone Health

With aging comes the realization that bone health is fundamental to an active, healthy life. What was once taken for granted, now requires attention. But ensuring skeletal health begins in youth, with bone reaching the maximum strength and density around age 30. Worldwide, osteoporosis affects 30 percent of women and 8 percent of men over age 50.

Garcinia Cambogia: Weight Management and Beyond

Fruit extracts of garcinia cambogia have been in the news recently for their weight management benefits, especially when combined with a healthy diet and exercise. Emerging research suggests that multiple phytochemicals present in this fruit may have health and beauty benefits that go well beyond simply managing an appealing appearance.

Antioxidant Enzymes: A Dynamic System for Health

There’s a lot of press about antioxidants and their role in maintaining health, but what are antioxidant enzymes and how do they fit into the picture? Learn more about the oxidant-antioxidant balance and the function of antioxidant enzymes in the human body. Discover how to increase the antioxidant enzyme potential with supplementation.

Systemic Enzymes 101

Systemic Enzymes 101 describes how supplemental systemic enzymes work in the body in comparison to supplemental digestive enzymes. The paper is intended for people who are not familiar with the systemic applications of enzymes and how they interact with the body. It is based on NEC’s current general understanding of the interactions of enzymes with different systems of the body and how enzymes interact with them. As the title implies, it is an introduction to systemic enzymes. More detailed whitepapers on specific enzymes are planned.