Jun 05

What does Alltech do for the average consumer?

What does Alltech do for the average consumer? Janeal Yancey
Last week I was invited to attend the Alltech Symposium. Alltech is a global agricultural company that produces a variety of products used in several segments of food production. Other than their beer (which was quite tasty), bourbon, and coffee products, a big portion of what is produced by Alltech is sold to others within agriculture. The average consumer probably doesn’t even know the company exists. So, that got me thinking. When people ask me where I was last week; why I left my kids and my husband for 5 days to attend a symposium hosted by a global agriculture company, what will I tell them? How do I relate what Alltech does to them and their everyday lives?

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May 17

Could better nutrition be the answer to ADHD?

Could better nutrition be the answer to ADHD?
Five percent of children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to the American Psychiatric Association in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). In some U.S. states, rates have reached as high as one out of every 10 children. What is behind this modern epidemic? Could better nutrition be the answer? According to Dr. Aoife Lyons, licensed clinical psychologist, DHA supplementation could hold promise for prevention and treatment of ADHD and other cognitive health challenges.

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May 16

Taking Center Stage with Life Science

Taking Center Stage with Life Science
Basic biology has always taught us that the cellular mechanisms behind what makes you, can be summarized in as easy as one, two, three. 1) DNA is transcribed into RNA 2) RNA is translated into protein 3) Proteins make organs and tissues - which are the building blocks of our entire bodies. We have traditionally looked for hiccups that may have occurred during this three-step process in order to explain why some of us get diseases or cancer and others do not.

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Mar 20

Alltech Algae: Improving Your Health with DHA-Enriched Foods

Alltech Algae: Improving Your Health with DHA-Enriched Foods Click for larger image.

Healthy brain and eye development. Improved behavior and memory. Enhanced reading skills. What if children could receive these benefits from their scrambled eggs or the milk poured on their cereal?

Now, through the process of naturally enriching food products with DHA microalgae, they can.

The Problem: A Dietary DHA Deficiency

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