Training. A woman's back with a gym wear. DHMA is a dietary supplement which is not permitted in supplements.

What Is DHMA ?

May 8, 2019 smitsa 0

DHMA or dimethylhexamine is a stimulant that has found its way into sports products and supplements. It is especially popular with  It goes by many […]

Jute makes for a classic textile as well as having defined health benefits. Full frontal picture.


April 26, 2019 smitsa 0

Jute which has the scientific name of Corchorus olitorius L. (Co) and is a member of the Malvaceae family. It is a leafy vegetable. The plant […]

lemons amongst other citrus fruit are a good source of citric acid.

What is Citric Acid ?

April 24, 2019 smitsa 0

Citric acid is a six-carbon tricarboxylic acid. It was first isolated from lemon juice. The acid is commonly used in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage […]

Candy in a jar. Some are using Allura Red and Tartrazine colouring.

Allura Red AC

April 15, 2019 smitsa 0

Quite often in US and European food formulations you will see a number of artificial colours. One in particular is Allura Red AC which is […]

Illustration about probiotics with soft pen on old paper

The Benefits Of Probiotics

March 16, 2019 smitsa 0

Overview Probiotics are globally important. They are probably the archetypal functional food. The definition of a probiotic is best summed up by the Food Agricultural Organization/World […]

Funny skeletons. Built probably with some boron.

The Benefits Of Boron

March 12, 2019 smitsa 0

Boron is one of those minerals which is not that well known but is certainly essential for general health and well-being. In some cases boron […]

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Mozuku Seaweed

March 4, 2019 smitsa 0

Mozuka seaweed is one of those seaweeds that deserves to be better known. It is known by its scientific name of  Cladosiphon okamuranus and is […]

Collagen peptides: the triple helix molecule in different visualisations isolated on white background

Collagen Peptides

February 28, 2019 smitsa 0

Collagen peptides are short chain amino acids naturally derived from collagen protein. Unlike gelatin, these peptides are soluble in cold liquids as well as hot. […]

Cosmetics and personal care creams containing carbomer and menthoxypropanediol being applied to back of hand.

What Is Menthoxypropanediol ?

February 14, 2019 smitsa 0

Menthoxypropanediol (also known as Cooling Agent 10) is a specific cooling agent that is manufactured from menthol. Its is a commonly used fragrance and masking […]

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What Is Dimethiconol ?

February 14, 2019 smitsa 0

Dimethiconol is a hydroxylated synthetic silicone oil. It is similar to dimethicone in that it confers on a cosmetic or personal care product, the property […]