Growing Up Bioactives

Growing Up Bioactives

Bioactive ingredients to support the healthy development of kids. Because young consumers require healthier solutions.

Parents Have Many Concerns Regarding Their Children’s Health and Wellbeing1

From bone health to immune system support, parents are showing concern for their children’s health.

Our Bioactive Solutions for Growing Kids

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Bioferrin®       logo

Key Nutrients:

  • Lactoferrin

Product Focus:

  • Premium source of iron binding & immune modulating lactoferrin.

Key Benefits: 

  • Helps to modulate overstimulation of the immune system and challenges the immune system to boost under-stimulation.3
  • May support short and long term immunity through the recruitment of cells that target pathogens.3
  • Helps increase iron absorption and utilization of iron in the body without the negative side effects common among iron supplements.

Applications: 

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NeoShield™  logo

Key Nutrients: 

  • Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM)
  • Lactoferrin 
  • Immunoglobulins (IgG)

Product Focus:

  • Immune and cognitive support for toddlers, children and maternal health.

Key Benefits: 

  • Proteins and lipids present in MFGM have been shown to play an active role in immune and cognitive support.4-12
  • Lactoferrin and Immunogloblins act as a first line of defense, supporting the immune system.11,12

Applications:

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TruCal®   logo

Key Nutrients: 

  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Copper

Product Focus: 

  • A balanced milk mineral complex for bone health support. 

Key Benefits: 

  • Scientifically shown to help improve bone density and strength.15
  • The minerals are sourced directly from cow’s milk, delivering them in ratios similar to the composition of bone, supporting the growth and maintenance of the bone structure.

Applications:

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MenaQ7®     logo

Key Nutrients: 

  • Vitamin K2 as MK-7 

Product Focus: 

  • Binds to calcium that gets lodged along the arterial walls and shuttles it to the bone, where it is needed to support bone health.

Key Benefits: 

  • Essential for the activation of K-dependent proteins that build strong bones.
  • Shown to support an increase in bone mass density and lower bone turnover in children.16,17

Applications:

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PepForm® Arginine   logo

Key Nutrients: 

  • L-Arginine  

Product Focus:

  • Soluble arginine to support healthy growth. 

Key Benefits: 

  • Arginine facilitates an increase in growth hormone.
  • Shown to significantly increase the linear growth of children.18

Applications:

Ready to provide your young consumers with healthy solutions? We’d love to discuss our Growing Up Bioactives with you.

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References

1.FMCG Gurus, Early Life Nutrition, USA, Q1 2021household, Base: 1,000 US consumers, 2. FMCG Gurus, 2020, 3. Actor, J. K., Hwang, S.-A., & Kruzel, M. L. (2009). Lactoferrin as a natural immune modulator.,4. Br J Nutr (2007) 98 Suppl 1:S68–73., 5. Biochim Biophys Acta (1999) 1426:439–48., 6. BiochemPharmacol. (1992) 44:673–80., 7.Infect Immun. (2004) 72:4933–9, 8. Lancet (1998) 351:1160–4., 9. J Dairy Sci. (2004) 87:4088–96, 10. DrugMetab Rev. (2004) 36:363–75, 11. Methods Enzymol. 1982;83:139–191., 12. FEBS Lett. 2010;584(9):1748–1759., 13. El – Loly, International Journal of Dairy Science Volume 2 (3): 183-195, 2007, 14. Actor JK et al. Curr Pharm Des. 2009; 15(17): 1956–1973, 15. Patel et al. (2011) J Chem Pharm Res 3(5):491-495, 16.O’Connor E, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF, Jakobsen J, Lamberg-Allardt CJ, Cash-man KD. Serum percentage undercarboxylated osteocalcin, a sensitive measure of vitamin K status, and its relationship to bone health indices in Danish girls. Br J Nutr. 2007 Apr;97(4):661-6, 17. Kalkwarf HJ, Khoury JC, Bean J, Elliot JG. Vitamin K, bone turnover, and bone mass in girls. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Oct;80(4):1075-80.,18. British Journal of Nutrition (2013), 109, 1031–1039

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