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Health benefits of Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals are naturally derived, bioactive compounds that have health-promoting, disease-preventing, or medicinal properties and have an impact on human genes that control cellular metabolisms.

Glucosamine and anti-Inflammatory mechanism

Glucosamine supplements are very promising nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents widely used for the treatment of arthritis in animals and humans. In this study, we have proposed the molecular mechanism underlying the anti-inflammatory properties of glucosamine hydrochloride (GLN) using mouse macrophage cell line (RAW 264.7).

Curcumin – An Important Antiviral For Your Supplement Routine

Curcumin – An Important Antiviral For Your Supplement Routine Since ancient times, humans have been dependent on plant-based medicines for the treatment of numerous ailments ranging from respiratory issues to skin conditions. Although recent times have seen a turn toward the use of synthetic medications, plants can often be a suitable alternative to address health […]

Bioactives American brings first GRAS-affirmed salacia oblonga extract to market

Bioactives American Corporation has brought to market what the company calls the first GRAS version of a salacia oblonga ingredient for blood sugar management. The ingredient, branded as Salsulin, is an extract of the herb that has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for diabetes and obesity. A 2007 study conducted […]

Lycopene and Prostate cancer genes

Lycopene is a fat soluble red-orange carotenoid pigment present in tomato that reduces the risk for prostate cancer, a common malignancy among men. However, the mechanism by which lycopene attenuates prostate cancer is not fully defined.

Lutein and Prostate cancer genes

Lutein is a carotenoid pigment present in fruits and vegetables that has anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties. In this study, we examined the effect of lutein on proliferation and survival-associated genes in prostate cancer (PC-3) cells.

A glucose-centric perspective of hyperglycemia

Digestion of food in the intestines converts the compacted storage carbohydrates, starch and glycogen, to glucose. After each meal, a flux of glucose (>200 g) passes through the blood pool (4-6 g) in a short period of 2 h, keeping its concentration ideally in the range of 80-120 mg/100 mL.

Ingredient Spotlight: Salacia oblonga

Global transition over the last 50 years to a modern, sedentary lifestyle, combined with a shift toward processed-food diets higher in calories, carbohydrates, and saturated fat, are contributing to a concerning worldwide epidemic of impaired glucose tolerance. An estimated 387 million people worldwide are living with diabetes. According to statistics from the International Federation of […]

About Us

About Us WHO WE ARE Bioactives American Corporation is a specialty ingredient company with the sole objective to deliver science-based, high-quality ingredients to improve the health and quality of life of your customers, no matter where they live and work. We are committed to health and wellness around the world. All our efforts at Bioactives American Corporation are […]