OMNIACTIVE INSIGHTS SPONSORS AN ADDITIONAL VENDORBRIEF SESSION FOCUSED ON CURCUMIN BIOAVAILABILITY AT SUPPLYSIDE WEST

OMNIACTIVE INSIGHTS SPONSORS AN ADDITIONAL VENDORBRIEF SESSION FOCUSED ON CURCUMIN BIOAVAILABILITY AT SUPPLYSIDE WEST

Jacob Wilson, Ph.D., CSCS*D, Assistant Professor, Univ. of Tampa joins leading key opinion leaders included in the OmniActive Insights program, a series of education presentations being conducted during SupplySide West 2014 in Las Vegas. Dr. Wilson's VendorBrief session entitled “Curcumin: Bioavailability and Beyond” will be held on the show floor at booth #39089 on Wednesday, October 8th from 2:55-3:20 p.m.

“Curcumin is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and has been extensively studied for its role in regards to various risk factors and disease conditions,” states Dr. Wilson. “The benefits of curcumin are undeniable.”During the session, Dr. Wilson will discuss the issue of poor bioavailability and will provide expert insight into the complex matter of absorption and provide a side-by-side comparison along with the latest science surrounding curcumin.

“It’s a very exciting time for curcumin. Science is building, consumer interest and awareness are rising and it’s not surprising to see curcumin ranked among the fastest growing supplements,” said Lynda Doyle, VP Global Marketing,OmniActive. “Curcumin touts many health benefits based on its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential, and savvy consumers of today who are trying to maintain quality of life well beyond what individuals could hope for decades ago look to natural, food-based supplements as part of their healthy lifestyles.”

OmniActive Insights also includes a session directly before Dr. Wilson’s being conducted by Dr. Hector Lopez, M.D., CSCS, FAAPMR - Principal and Co-Founder, The Center for Applied Health Sciences, LLC and Supplement Safety Solutions, LLC - entitled Capsaicinoids: Not Just A Hot Trend. Dr. Lopez will focus on the latest science and mechanism of action of capsaicinoids—the bioactive compounds of capsicum (a.k.a, hot red peppers). The session will be held on the show floor at booth # 39089 on Wednesday, October 8th from 2:30-2:55 p.m.

Additionally, Dr. James M. Stringham will present a session entitled “The Three Macular Carotenoids: Complementary Functions of Lutein, RR-Zeaxanthin and RR (Meso)-Zeaxanthin” during the Natural Products INSIDER Education Track at Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 3, in room Jasmine A on October 7th from 4-4:50 p.m.(http://west.supplysideshow.com/natural-products-insider.aspx).

OmniActive will also be showcasing their innovative ingredients including Lutemax 2020 Lutein with Enhanced Levels of Zeaxanthin Isomers, Lutemax Free Lutein and Lutein Esters, OmniXan RR-Zeaxanthin, Capsimax Capsicum Extract, and CurcuWIN Curcumin with Enhanced Absorption.

For more information on any of these sessions or to schedule an appointment with OmniActive Health Technologies during SupplySide West 2014, contact Lynda Doyle at l.doyle@omniactives.com or visit us at booth #20109.

About OmniActive Health Technologies, Inc.:

OmniActive Health Technologies (www.omniactives.com) offers a range of quality ingredients, which are innovativeand scientifically validated for dietary supplementation, nutritional fortification, functional food/beverage, coloring, flavor enhancement and personal care applications. The company addresses complex challenges for customers in the dietary supplement, food and beverage space using technology-driven, sustainable solution with application support within a global regulatory framework. Whether looking for a new ingredient to add to a finished product, or technology to enhance an existing ingredient, find unmatched innovation at OmniActive.

Core products include carotenoids, plant extracts and specialty functional ingredients. OmniActive leverages international R&D strengths to deploy an array of state of the art manufacturing technologies in extraction, purification,isolation and delivery of nutritional actives. The company’s manufacturing operations are located at multiple sites in India and are cGMP and HACCP system compliant.

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