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2017

BRADENTON, FL – HP Ingredients has officially re-launched its corporate website with a completely fresh, new redesign at www.hpingredients.com. In tandem, the supplier of branded, proprietary science-backed ingredients has also launched its first ingredient-centric web resource – www.lj100.com, devoted to its ingredient, LJ100 Tonkgat ali.   “The way industry grows and learns via the web
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Anaheim CA, Mar 9-11, Booth 3668 Learn more: http://www.expowest.com/ew18/Public/Enter.aspx
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Las Vegas NV, Sep 25-29,  Booth EE177 The Industry’s Gathering Pint Where Science & Strategy Intersect SupplySide West brings together more than 15,000 ingredient buyers and suppliers from the dietary supplement, beverage, functional food, personal care and sports nutrition industries. SupplySide West is all about the science and strategy around the development of finished products
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Adults, teens and children are living with higher levels of stress, as well as chronic stress than ever before. Granted, life was always stressful for people, no matter the time in history. But modern lifestyles in the Western world are rife with stressors that did not exist until recently.   Physicians and the medical community
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As men and women age, hormonal profiles begin to change dramatically, causing several symptoms that disturb quality of life and make one feel rather depleted and off kilter. One of those symptoms, which middle-agers tend to prioritize resolving, is insomnia or delayed sleep onset. The body produces a hormone expressly to regulate circadian rhythm; as
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It’s interesting how the phrase “it has good bones” is now popular to mean that anything older is worth salvaging because it’s structure is still solid and sound.   As we age, women in particular, those “good bones” may begin to weaken, become more porous and brittle. It is estimated by the NIH that one
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It’s no secret that as men age, testosterone production slows down. When the male body begins to find itself with less available testosterone, symptoms emerge. Testosterone primarily is responsible for strength and endurance, as well as male sexuality (libido and erectile performance). So, when this hormone is produced less and less, men feel more fatigued,
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Typically, most people think about joint health as a concern for the elderly.  However, today’s middle-agers (Generation X and the youngest Baby Boomers) are looking at longer lives and the desire to remain as active as they were in their youth. The role of inflammation has become more widely understood as a causative factor in
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2016

Bradenton, FL — Annie Eng, CEO of HP Ingredients Corp., has announced that the company’s NeuroActin® was awarded a patent — US 2015/0352075 A1 — for its potential use in brain and cognitive support supplements. The patent, “Treatment of Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Impairment with Andrographolides,” describes how Andrographolide (ANDRO), a labdane diterpene and a major
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Tongkat Ali root extract deemed safe at 200 mg per day, receives Health Canada NPN License. HP Ingredients, Bradenton, FL, a manufacturer and supplier of organic non-GMO and sustainably wild-harvested patented herbal extracts, announced two significant regulatory and safety reviews that will greatly help marketers of its LJ 100 Ingredient for sports performance, maintaining high
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2015

In the recent Joint Health Article by Natural Products Insider, inflammation is characterized by “fluid buildup, heat and redness, joint pain, stiffness and loss of joint function.” The typical conventional response is to take a non-steroidal anti-infammatory drug (NSAID), asprin, naproxen, or ibuprofen, or corticosteroids (prednisone), which, if repeated regularly, can cause negative side-effects, such
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As reported in Nutrition Industry Executive: The Ache: For all its benefits, there is a down-side to getting physically fit. Annie Eng, CEO of HP Ingredients in Florida said as more Americans are getting in shape by regular workouts to fitness centers, ironically, they often lose more than just weight; they often lose joint integrity
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…a multi-pronged approach to address the complexities of weight management As reported in Nutrition Industry Executive: More than 35 percent of adults in the U.S. (estimated 78 million adults) are either overweight or obese, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Further, being overweight or obese increases health risks for metabolic syndrome
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As mentioned in Nutraceuticals World: Scientific validation can help move ingestible skin health products from niche to mainstream. Antioxidants such as those from maqui berry also help protect the skin from sun damage, according to Annie Eng, CEO, HP Ingredients, Bradenton, FL. The company’s Maqui Superberry offers benefits for youthful skin, in addition to protection
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As seen in Nutraceuticals World: HP Ingredients, Bradenton, FL—Derived from the juice and albedo of Citrus bergamia risso and standardized to greater than 30% polyphenolic flavonoids, Bergamonte® helped the subjects of a study to reduce total cholesterol by 35.72%. In the same study, HDL improved 56.05%, LDL decreased by 41.95% and triglycerides lowered by 38.31%.
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As reported in Natural Products Insider: A patented extract of Andrographis Paniculata (as ParActin™ from HP Ingredients) administered at 100f mg/d for 14 weeks decreased the intensity of joint pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to placebo in a 2009 study.¹ Those who took the botanical also had fewer tender joints and number
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To provide a nourishing solution to the growing number of Americans concerned with maintaining brain health and cognition, HP Ingredients has launched NeuroActin™, a patent-pending and proprietary extract of Andrographis paniculata. NeuroActin is standardized to andrographolide, 14-deoxyandrographolide, and neoandrographolide. As featured in Nutraceuticals World: Two in-depth studies by world renowned Alzheimer research scientist, Dr. Nibaldo
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In the sports and fitness world, testosterone should not be ignored. When testosterone levels are in healthy, youthful ranges it contributes to muscle mass and strength gains by increasing the synthesis of muscle protein. As reported in the Natural Products Insider: Testosterone plays a key role in its its effect on male sexual health; it’s
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2014

BRADENTON, FL — Annie Eng, CEO of HP Ingredients, a supplier of science-backed proprietary branded ingredients, has announced that the company now provides full-service private labeling and custom formulations for brand marketers seeking to produce and market unique formulations to the growing dietary supplement industry — set to reach an estimated $33.6 billion by 2018.
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Study combined proprietary Eurycoma longifolia with Polygonum minus BRADENTON, FL — A new study published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine demonstrated that administration of a combination of LJ100 (200 mg) Eurycoma longfiolia and Polygonum minus (100 mg) exerted significant sexual performance enhancements over placebo. The 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study, entitled, “Effects of
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Study shows orally administered Bergamonte® extract enhances effects of rosuvastatin BRADENTON, FL – In a new study published in the International Journal of Cardiology, a team of researchers found that bergamot polyphenolic extract, when taken with the popular cholesterol-lowering statin – rosuvastatin, enhanced the potency of the statin therapy. Previous data showed that Bergamonte extract,
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2013

BRADENTON, FL – Annie Eng, CEO of HP Ingredients, has announced that its signature, science-backed ingredient, LJ100 (tongkat ali; Eurycoma longifolia) has obtained not only self-affirmed GRAS status, but an approval from Health Canada. Under Sec. 201(s) of the FD&C Act [21 U.S.C. 321(s)], a substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) if it is
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Authors explain compelling research showing Paractin’s powerful role in rheumatoid arthritis relief BRADENTON, FL — Paractin®, a signature nutraceutical ingredient from Herbal Powers Corp. DBA HP Ingredients. is a subject for the new medical tome, Innovative Rheumatology, published in January by InTech and edited by Hiraoki Matsuno. Chapter 11 of Innovative Rheumatology is devoted to
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2012

BRADENTON, FL — Annie Eng, founder and CEO of HP Ingredients, has announced that the company was issued a US Patent for its signature proprietary compound, ParActin®. The patent US #8,084,495 B2, issued on December 27, 2011, is for the unique work: “Composition of Labdane diterpenes extracted from Andrographis paniculata, useful for the treatment of
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Fitoterapia 82 (2011) 309–316 Hypolipemic and hypoglycemic activity of bergamot polyphenols: From animal models to human studies. Bergamot juice produces hypolipemic activity in rats, though the mechanism remains unclear. Here we investigated the effect of bergamot extract (BPF) in diet-induced hyperlipemia in Wistar rats and in 237 patients suffering from hyperlipemia either associated or not
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2011

Bradenton, Fl. June 3, 2011— HP Ingredients is please to announce that we have been accepted into the Trend & Solution Tours at IFT June 11th-14th. Trend: Ingredients for Functional Foods Company: HP Ingredients Product/Service: Maqui SuperBerry™ Booth: 4434 These Trend & Solution Tours are being offered to help attendees find solutions to their formulation
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2010

“Reverse Metabolic Syndrome Reverse Metabolic Syndrome—high blood sugar, high cholesterol, high triglycerides!– with this rare Italian fruit” – The Health Sciences Institute August Newsletter Bradenton, Fl. September 14, 2010— HP Ingredients announces that human clinical studies of Citrus Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia Risso) reports an average reduction of 36% in LDL Cholesterol, a 49% decrease in
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HP Ingedients Introduced Maqui to the world as a superfruit; and has expanded it’s line to include 17, 50 & 65 brix liquid concentrates, a variety of powders and extract. Bradenton, FL, September 14, 2010 — HP Ingredients introduced Maqui berry to the United States in 2007 and has maintained its position as the leading
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“HP Ingredients-Delivering Herbal Science” Bradenton, Fl. June 21, 2010—HP Ingredients is now a Certified Organic Handler. The Organic Chain of Custody is in place for the Organic Maqui Berry products from the fields in Chile to your business. OAI North America is our certifying agency. Dawn Pfeiffer manages this process for HP Ingredients. Organic offerings
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The Maqui Berry is the highest antioxidant superfruits in the world. Bradenton, Fl. January 5, 2010—HP Ingredients is the first to bring maqui berry to the United States and is the largest Maqui berry supplier in the world. Maqui is a unique deep purple berry that grows in remote distant Patagonia, one of the cleanest
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2009

Breakthrough cholesterol lowering citrus from Calabria, Italy Bradenton, Fl. October 7, 2009 – A new human clinical trial involving 82 dyslipidemic patients showed significant reduction in total cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides, blood glucose level, and significant increase in HDL cholesterol. Bergamot is the common name of the fruit Citrus bergamia Risso, which grows only in the
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The Maqui Berry is the highest antioxidant superfruits in the world. Bradenton, Fl. October 5, 2009—HP Ingredients is the first to bring maqui berry to the United States and is the largest Maqui berry supplier in the world. Maqui is a unique deeply purple berry that grows in remote distant Patagonia, one of the cleanest
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