Spotlight on Cosmeceuticals 2017


The skin is one of the largest organs in the body and acts like a sponge, absorbing substances every time we lather, spray, apply cosmetics and other skincare products. Over the past decade there has been a growing increase in personal and environmental awareness, leading consumers to question…

Spotlight on Ingredient Processing Aids

Spotlight on Ingredient Processing Aids

Ingredient Processing Aids

A lot happens to food as it travels from the farm to the consumer. When you buy food products from the grocery store, chances are that the product has undergone processing to maintain its wholesomeness. Food processing…

Spotlight on Immune Health

immune system

Generally, we don't think about our immune system until we catch a cold or feel unwell. Constantly exposed to bugs whether in the food we eat, the air we breathe, the things we touch, or the people we come into contact with, our bodies are continually trying to adapt and maintain health. A simple…

Spotlight on Stevia

Healthy snacks

Used for hundreds of years by the Guarani Indians of South America to sweeten drinks and food for weight management and traditional medicines, Stevia's popularity has skyrocketed in the last 3 years. Since 2014, its worldwide market value has grown from 336 million US to a projected 578 million…

Spotlight on Nutrient Density

Obesity and Malnutrition

Obesity vs. Malnutrition

Is it possible to be overweight and undernourished at the same time? Most people associate over-eating with nourishing the body but this doesn’t necessarily hold true. Many research studies have proven the connection between micronutrient deficiency…