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At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are proud that both the source and the fermentation manufacturing process used to produce VitaMK7® are natural.   Natural VitaMK7® from fermented natto: Source: VitaMK7® comes from a unique natural source of K2, the bacteria Bacillus subtilis natto. The strain is proprietary and isolated from commercial natto food...

In the last weeks, a lawsuit action against some independently tested “low quality SAMe brands” sold online, is getting attention by the US food supplements industry (http://www.truthinadvertising.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ginsberg-v-Vitamins-Because-complaint.pdf).   Different articles have been published in order to clarify the terms of the legal action made, and to inform...

Last week Gnosis by Lesaffre held a webinar in China about probiotic yeast.   The online event was a success as our speech about probiotics saw great participation, and our regional Sales Manager, Will Wu, after having explained the benefits of our ingredients Quatreflora™ and ibSium®, held a very fruitful Q&A session.   Here some of the...

Born from the collaboration between two important key scientists of the world of folate and of the one-carbon metabolism, Prof. Diego Ingrosso and Prof. Alessandra F. Perna, Gnosis by Lesaffre has disclosed a new book where all the benefits of the active folate in humans, the 5-MTHF, are...

Vaginal infections affect 70% of women during their lifetime and account for millions of annual doctors’ visits. The mainstay of conventional vaginitis treatment is pharmacological, but often this treatment isn’t the complete solution – there’s a high recurrence rate. A probiotic treatment is important to avoid the...

The new brochure on Adonat® SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) is now available. The leaflet has been refreshed and updated with key focus on new emerging application fields, such as the prevention of aging, the support for cells and organs longevity. SAMe is the most important methylating agent of...

Discover our organically-bound yeast enriched in selenium. That means during fermentation process, selenium is incorporated directly into the yeast to be transformed into its organic form: selenomethionine. That’s why selenium has a better bioavailability compared to a fortified yeast. The organically-bound selenium increases the protection of...

A very recent publication of Clement et al. has recommended that couples with a long history of infertility should be analysed for Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) polymorphism and homocysteine.   The group tested blood homocysteine (Hcy) level before and after treatment with Quatrefolic®to control the efficacy of the treatment before...

We are glad to announce that Marc Philouze, General Manager of Gnosis by Lesaffre, was formally elected to the new IPA Board of Directors.   The International Probiotics Association (IPA) is a global non-profit organization that promotes the safe and efficacious use of probiotics throughout the world...

“SAMe controls many vital hepatic functions as well as the response to liver injury. A very positive review which can encourage further studies and the use of SAMe in liver health disorders” said Lorena Carboni, Product Manager of the branded S-adenosylmethionine Adonat® of Gnosis by Lesaffre.   This is the first systematic review,...

Scientific evidence has highlighted that vitamin K2 deficiency could be responsible for the so called “calcium paradox” that involves the displacement of calcium in the blood vessel walls, with simultaneous reduction of the deposition of calcium in the bones. These events may have clinically relevant consequences, such...