Nutritional and Health Ingredients
19 Apr 2019  |  Global
Higher Health Consciousness and Focus on Clinical Research to Drive the Market for Vitamin E Ingredients
Vitamin E is a group of fat-soluble substances which are structurally and biologically related to the tocopherol family. Naturally, vitamin E exists in eight different forms (alpha-, beta-, delta-, and gamma- tocopherols and tocotrienols); however, alpha-tocopherols are the most used form due to their high biological activity. Although, vitamin E...
23 Apr 2019  |  Global
Rising Incidence of Lifestyle Disorders and the Preference for Healthy Lifestyles to Drive the Demand for Vitamin C Ingredients
Vitamin C, also referred to as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin found naturally in a number of fresh fruits and vegetables. Though primarily known for its nutritional and pharmaceutical health benefits, vitamin C also has strong antioxidant activities. Commercial vitamin C is manufactured through fermentation of glucose. Conventional manuf...
24 May 2019  |  Global
Significant Research Attention and Growing Consumer Awareness of the Health Benefits of Magnesium Supplements Will Fuel Growth
Magnesium is the second most essential mineral and functions as a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme reactions that regulate various biochemical functions, including muscle and nerve contractions, blood glucose and blood pressure control, and protein synthesis, among others. The mineral is not only essential for maintaining healthy bone and joint he...
29 Jun 2019  |  Global
Growing Concerns About Health Risks And Increasing Consumer Focus On Wellness Driving Adoption of Natural Sweeteners
Growing consumer demand for naturally derived additives and raw materials and concerns about health issues due to consumption of artificial sweeteners have led to the increasing research activities on sugar substitutes and alternatives. Currently, a major trend in the F&B industry is the “clean label” trend that is being actively pursued by ing...
23 Aug 2019  |  Global
“Rising Incidence of Cardiovascular Problems” and “Shifting Age Demographics” Likely to Propel Ingredient Demand
Coenzyme Q10 also known as ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble vitamin-like compound, which acts as a cofactor and is required by large and complex enzymes to carry out their functions. CoQ10 is available in three redox states: fully oxidized (ubiquinone), semiquinone (ubisemiquinone), and fully reduced (ubiquinol), of which ubiquinone is the most widely-...