The importance of standardization of active ingredients in nutraceuticals

19 / 07 2021

In the latest study published in the journal Molecules, our research group monitored the active content of several commercially available food supplements based on fermented red rice and berberine, ingredients commonly used for the prevention and co-treatment of associated diseases. to hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia.

For some products, the analytical data showed a discrepancy between the active title declared on the label and what was actually found in the products, thus underlining the importance of standardization, useful for companies to check the actual correspondence between the reported and actual title at in order to select the best raw materials and the supplier to turn to.

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