April 4, 2011

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A-GPC Self-Affirmed GRAS

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn.Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline is self-affirmed GRAS, announced Chemi Nutra, manufacturer of  AlphaSize® A-GPC. Their branded ingredient is widely used in dietary supplements, beverages, and shots, targeted to mental and exercise performance, mental energy, sports nutrition, and anti-aging end users. 

The company states that A-GPC is a safe, natural, and rapidly absorbed form of choline that has been shown to raise free plasma choline levels faster than other choline precursors. A-GPC is a precursor of acetylcholine, the bodys primary neurotransmitter, which is involved in all brain functions and muscular contraction functions. As such, A-GPC can improve mental clarity and combat dementia, and can also improve muscular strength, power and reaction. The companys product is tasteless, soluble and stable.

We are very pleased that under the outstanding leadership of Michael Falk, PhD, at Life Sciences Research Organization (LSRO), we have achieved self affirmed GRAS with our branded A-GPC ingredient - AlphaSize® A-GPC. The intensive regulatory review conducted by LSROs independent qualified experts, demonstrates Chemi Nutras leadership and commitment to the food, beverage, and dietary supplement arenas. GRAS status will greatly expand the use of this novel, health beneficial ingredient in conventional foods and beverages" said Scott Hagerman, President, Chemi Nutra.

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