What is in this article?:
- Formulating cardiovascular health products that hearts will love
- Ingredients for overall heart health
- Ingredients for cardiac muscle tissue
- The new frontier: Ox LDL
- Select heart-health ingredient suppliers
The cardiovascular heart health market is large, both because more Americans die from heart disease than any other health condition and because there are many different ways to address it. Formulation expert Judi Quilici Timmcke, PhD, reveals the new frontier in cardiovascular nutrients.
Select heart-health ingredient suppliers
Superba Krill Oil is a phospholipid form of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids. Fishing operation is MSC-certified.
Manufactures synthetic lycopene as well as powdered and liquid omega-3 ingredients.
Features a range of ingredients sourced from grapes and grapevines including resveratrol and other polyphenols.
Ribose accelerates ATP synthesis. Has been studied in cases of congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease and cardiomyopathy. Suitable for supplements and beverages.
CoroWise Naturally Sourced Cholesterol Reducer brand plant sterols have been clinically shown to lower cholesterol and are backed by an FDA heart health claim.
Omega-Standard CLO is made exclusively from the hand-sorted livers of Norwegian cod to ensure the best quality possible. Contains healthy levels of vitamins A and D.
DSM Nutritional Products
ResVida is 99 percent trans-resveratrol, suitable for tablets, capsules, softgels, powdered beverages, bars, yogurts and more.
Krill Oil+ brand krill oil. Phospholipid form of heart-healthy omega-3s.
Blends of fish oils with condition-specific ratios of EPA to DHA. EPAX 6000 TG is supported by numerous clinical studies for its cardio-protective effects.
MeadowPure flaxseed line delivers heart-healthy ALA omega-3s.
Offering Kaneka QH Ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form of CoQ10.
Lyc-O-Mato natural lycopene. Epidemiological studies support the health benefits of whole tomato and tomato extract products.
Supplies Neptune Krill Oil, with DHA and EPA bound in a phospholipid form.
Pharmachem Laboratories/Proprietary Nutritionals
Sytrinol, a patented formula derived from citrus bioflavonoids and palm tocotrienol to support healthy cholesterol levels. Also Benexia, organic, GMP certified chia seed.
Supplies OmegaPure fish oil with EPA and DHA sourced from menhaden. Friend of the Sea certified sustainable fishery.
Pacific Rainbow International, Inc
Supplies CoQ10 in powder and water soluble powder form.
MenaquinGold Natural Vitamin K2-MK7 supports arterial health through calcium mobilization.
MegaNatural-BP grape seed extract supports healthy blood pressure and endothelial cell health.
pTeroPure Pterostilbene is shown in animal studies to promote healthy cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and lipid levels in blood stream.
Gugulipid, a natural extract derived from Commiphora mukul gum, clinically shown to lower the biomarkers of inflammation and benefit cardiovascular health and wellness.
The Scoular Company
CardioFuzion is a novel ingredient containing plant sterol ester, EPA and DHA.
Soft Gel Technologies
EZ Mega 3 soft gels supply an ultrapure fish oil concentrate with no fishy taste or smell.
ARTINIA is a novel vegetarian fiber ingredient for arterial health. The chitin-glucan ingredient is GRAS, non-GMO, kosher and halal.
TSI Health Sciences
Produced through a proprietary fermentation process, PEAK ATP delivers the exact molecule the human body needs to create energy.
Kappa Bioscience K2VITAL brand vitamin K2 MK-7; Virun OmegaH2O water soluble omega-3s.
CoQ10 for heart health, suitable for supplements.