AOAC International: Making Supplements Safer through Better Testing

AOAC International: Making Supplements Safer through Better Testing

AOAC International: Making Supplements Safer through Better Testing When purchasing a new supplement from an unfamiliar company, there are two assumptions you should never make: that it’s safe and that it’s effective. While there are plenty of conscientious, ethical...
United States Pharmacopeia Ingredient Testing

United States Pharmacopeia Ingredient Testing

United States Pharmacopeia Ingredient Testing Surprises are fun when it comes to birthdays, anniversaries and holidays. But when it comes to the medicines and supplements you put in your body daily, surprises are a lot less appealing. You want to know exactly what...
Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid, also known as HA, is a natural compound found in skin that has many important functions; including holding in moisture, providing cushioning, aiding in tissue repair, holding together the skin structural components collagen and...
Rutin

Rutin

Rutin Apart from vitamins and minerals, fruits and vegetables also contain other healthy compounds known as flavonoids. Rutin is one such compound. Rutin refers to a bioflavonoid (plant pigment) that is found in certain fruits and vegetables such as, buckwheat bran,...
Bromelain

Bromelain

Bromelain Bromelain refers to a general name for the family of sulfhydryl-containing proteolytic enzymes derived from the pineapple plant.  Being a pineapple extract, it is obtained from the fruit or stem of the pineapple plant. Typically, bromelain refers to the...
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