Concepts target specific health benefits

by Jeff Gelski
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Caravan Ingredients, Lenexa, Kas., now offers six core product innovation concepts in its Nutrivan line. Scientific evidence suggests consumption of nutrients in the blends provides health benefits for the named health conditions, but a regulatory review should be conducted for all products using the blends to determine if health claims are warranted, according to Caravan.

The Nutrivan MF 1010 blend is designed to target brain health and mental focus. It features vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, choline, folic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a kind of omega-3 fatty acid.

Nutrivan EB 1020 is a supplement designed to help extract the maximum energy from foods consumed. It features iron, vitamin B12, folic acid, magnesium, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and biotin.

Nutrivan HH 1030 is a blend designed to help target heart and circulatory system health. It features niacin, folic acid, CoQ10, DHA and phytosterols.

Nutrivan PN 1040 is a blend designed to provide nutrients for women during pregnancy. It features calcium, vitamin D, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin B12, iron and fiber.

Nutrivan WM 1050 is a blend designed to help manage weight by controlling hunger and providing a feeling of fullness. It features oat beta glucan, fiber, whey protein concentrate, zinc, green tea extract and Slendesta.

Nutrivan BH 1060 is a blend of calcium plus two vitamin activators to aid calcium absorption for bone health. It features calcium carbonate, vitamin D3 and vitamin K2.

For more information, call (800) 669-4092 or visit www.caravaningredients.com.

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