Myoceram : amongst the finalists in the Beauty from Within category

As soon as Jocelyn Berubé, our VP Science & Regulatory Affairs, heard about Myoceram® and the compelling scientific studies supporting its claims, he was convinced of Myoceram®’s potential to achieve the high scientific and quality standards required for Health Canada registration. The ingredient was launched for North America in 2017 at the Engredea Show and approved […]

Is metabolic and glycemic health the new low-fat?

Did you know that half of all American adults have good reasons to worry about their blood glucose levels (or glycemic health)?  A brief look at the CDC website will convince you of the urgency to act now, if not for those already diabetic, but at least for those 88 million prediabetic with increased risk […]

Beauty from Within : improving skin properties

Real beauty comes from within. You’ve probably heard this before. And it is definitely true from a scientific point of view! The market is now increasingly asking for supplements that can support skin benefits. Most manufacturers are actively seeking innovation in this category. Consumers have a growing interest in products for hair, skin and nail health, […]

Business opportunity : ingestible beauty becoming big business

Since consumer awareness on the ingestible beauty trend has grown, it has led the nutrition industry to pay more attention to this growing segment. Retailers such as Nordstrom, Whole Food and Sephora (with Hum Nutrition), have already picked up the trend. Did you know that the global beauty supplements market accounted for USD 3.5 Billion […]

Prediabetes – Standing at the crossroads

It’s common knowledge that optimal glycemic control is fundamental to the maintenance of general health. However, controlling blood sugar levels is important not only for diabetics but also those having borderline blood glucose levels, a condition known as prediabetes. What is prediabetes? Prediabetes is a health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, […]

The connection between Glycemic Health & Immunity

The pandemic has revealed a heightened interest from the public for immune health. Among factors playing a role in an optimal immune balance, glycemic health is now under the spotlight. Despite progress due to the development of antibiotic and antiviral therapies, infectious disease remain one of the most important cause of mortality worldwide (1). Immune […]

Rise of diabetes: facts and consequences

“There has never been a more urgent time to create greater awareness of diabetes. One in three Canadians have diabetes or prediabetes, and those at age 20 now face a 50 percent chance of developing the disease. That staggering number speaks to the epidemic diabetes has become across Canada.” Those are the words of Dr. […]

Unlocking the potential of seaweeds as nutritional supplements

Seaweeds are seen as a new source of superfoods and nutritional supplements. If you are looking into seaweeds as nutritional supplements your next product, you might have a few questions, and we have some answers! Which seaweed should we choose? Did you know that there are over 10 000 species of seaweeds? They are divided in […]

Little-known facts about seaweeds

In recent years, seaweeds have drawn considerable attention as an important source of medicinal, nutraceutical or cosmetic actives as well as for their remarkable nutritional benefits. Historical facts about seaweeds While this seems new to us, ancient civilisations knew very well the desirable attributes of seaweeds. As early as 14 600 years ago, some of the […]


InnoVactiv inc.,a Canadian supplier of science-based dietary ingredients servicing clients in over 15 countries, announced today that the company has achieved SQF (Safe Quality Food) level 2certification. This certification includes a FSMA Food Addendum covering the requirements of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which is mandatory for all dietary ingredient suppliers in the […]