Fall is here in Boston. That’s not all bad because Fall in New England is always gorgeous – well, with the possible exception of the occasional Fall hurricane or blizzard. We hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Enjoy this edition of the Brunswick Labs Beat for our picks of the best of what’s going on in the food and nutrition, and cosmetics and drug worlds, shared with you. And please join us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn where the conversation never stops!
Hey! Dr. Jin Ji is going to be at the SupplySide West 2015 event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, October 6th-9th. Dr. Ji will be giving a talk about natural antioxidant food preservatives Tuesday, October 6th. Are your going? If you are, be sure to say hello. Click here for more information about Dr. Ji’s talk and the show.
Brunswick Labs Beat
- Hot off the presses! Our own Dr. Jin Ji was invited by Food Product Design Magazine to give this great primer on the world of antioxidants and using natural antioxdiants today as a food preservative. Read all about it here.
- We know, we know. Caco-2. Yes, we’ve been on – and on – about it. We think caco-2biological model is very interesting, and have a hunch you may think so, too. Do you know by using a membrane built from monolayer of caco-2 cells, Brunswick Labs is able to mimic the human intestine to evaluate bio-uptake, absorption, and bioavailability of your products in human gut? This could be the ideal way to test your product. Find out more here.
- How do we investigate the health effect potential of a product on diabetes condition and weight management? Here’s an array of bioassays via cells and pancreatic islets to help identify promising products. Click here to learn more.
- What is involved in an ORAC 5.0 analysis? And why do all 5 radicals matter? You can find out here.
How About a Little Fun?
For our fun corner this time we have a little quiz for you. We’re scientists so this one is just up our alley. It’s a short science knowledge quiz recently designed and issued by the Pew Research Center. Pew found that only 6% of the participants scored 100%. Want to try it for yourself? Just click here.
What Do YOU Think?
People need to know the good things your product does. We can help with both scientifically determining product benefits andhelping communicate them to your customers. Brunswick Labs scientist writers and speakers can help you most accurately and effectively tell your product story based on our scientific study. Take a look at this example Brunswick Labs did on the many potent health benefits of the Chaga mushroom. It’s not magical, but pretty close. Find out about it here.The powers of the Chaga mushroom. It’s not magical, but close.