Human Nutrition and Health
Human Nutrition and Health
Kemin offers a diverse line of scientifically developed nutritional ingredients created to enhance human health. Typically used in dietary supplements, as well as in food and beverage products, these ingredients help consumers achieve personal fulfillment through weight loss, enhanced athletic performance, improved urinary health, protected and sharpened cognitive health, more accurate vision and improved well-being.
For men, the onset of maturity is often accompanied by a decline in urinary health. AssuriTEA, a proprietary formula of catechins and theaflavins gently extracted from organically grown plants, provides safe and natural support for healthy urological function. Clinical research shows that AssuriTEA helps improve lower urinary tract health as well as promotes prostate, bladder, and urinary health.
XSurge is a unique, water-extracted formula of polyphenols and theaflavins that works as a recovery ingredient for athletes and other active individuals. This proprietary Kemin formula has clinically shown complementary nutritional benefits to decrease oxidative stress, reduce inflammation, attenuate muscle soreness, and minimize post-activity losses in strength and power associated with exercise.
Many of us are looking for a lasting solution to keep us sharp all day long, and morning coffee can only go so far. Neumentix may be the answer. In clinical trials, Neumentix is shown to boost working memory, help with focus, attention, complex thought and other mental tasks. It also makes it easier to fall asleep at night. Neumentix is formulated from patent-pending lines of spearmint plants developed by Kemin scientists and extracted without chemical solvents.
The benefits of supplemental lutein in reducing low macular pigment optical density, a risk factor for developing macular degeneration in later life, are widely known. FloraGLO Lutein is the most tested and best-known brand available. FloraGLO is also beneficial in significantly enhancing visual performance in other areas, including:
- Speeding the eyes' recovery from glare for safer driving
- Filtering the damaging blue light from indoor fixtures, computer screens, and sunlight
- Helping the eyes identify objects apart from their backgrounds (knows as contrast sensitivity)
- Improving the visual processing speed between the optic nerve and the brain.
A growing body of research suggests that lutein, in particular, FloraGLO Lutein, the most widely tested brand, is an essential nutrient for brain function throughout life. Expectant and new mothers now supplement their diets with FloraGLO Lutein to give their children additional brain protection and help provide a cognitive advantage. Maturing adults turn to FloraGLO to support their cognitive health, critical for job performance and everyday activity. The product is sourced from marigolds and purified from marigold oleoresin using a proprietary manufacturing process that maintains its generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status for a wide variety of uses.
Slendesta is a safe satiety ingredient that helps you feel fuller, longer. It can help you achieve weight management goals by curbing the urge to eat. Extracted from a common variety of white potato, Slendesta works naturally to stimulate the release of cholecystokinin (CCK), a normal satiety factor in the body that signals the brain that the stomach is full. Hunger is controlled without jitters, bloating, or other negative side effects.