Author Archives: Tim Prentiss

How Nutritional Supplements Can Help with the Stress of the Holidays

Most people probably don’t need to read a biometric study to know that the holidays can be stressful, but such a study has been performed. The findings: shopping can be as stressful as running a marathon, with shoppers’ heart rates … Continue reading

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Kirkman’s CEO Signs Agreement with the University of Georgia to Establish a P2i Center of Excellence

  Kirkman’s CEO, David Humphrey, acting in his capacity as President of The Forum Institute, signed an agreement with the University of Georgia, Atlanta (UGA), to establish the first “P2i (Preconception to Infancy) Center of Excellence.”  Representatives from UGA and … Continue reading

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Kirkman’s New Curcumin Turmeric Root Extract Offers Excellent Bioavailability and Concentration

 For thousands of years, turmeric has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. In the last couple decades, research has begun to verify the health benefits of turmeric, and companies have been turning spice into nutritional supplements. However, because … Continue reading

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New Study Hints at Connection Between Microbiome and Behavior

That gastrointestinal issues are comorbid with certain special needs conditions is not news. The seminal study on the brain/gut microbiome connection was performed on mice. Biota-free mice displayed reduced sociability and repetitive grooming. After being “colonized” (meaning having normal mouse … Continue reading

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Probiotics and the Human Microbiome

By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc We are far less human than we might think. Though that statement may sound like pseudo-philosophy, it’s actually a biological fact. As odd as it might sound, the human body is made up of … Continue reading

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It’s in Soup, It’s in Cans And It May Be Putting You and Your Family at Risk

   By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc   In 2012 the FDA banned Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups but  studies continue to mount that show the potential health dangers of BPA.   Bisphenol A … Continue reading

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Kirkman® Welcomes New VP of Sales for Purity Nutraceuticals Division

Michael Schaeffer, former CEO and President of Pacific Nutritional (PacNut), has joined Kirkman® to head our newly formed Purity Nutraceuticals division. Purity Nutraceuticals is dedicated to helping our customers develop effective nutraceutical products that meet their market’s health needs.  It offers innovative product … Continue reading

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