Author Archives: Tim Prentiss

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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Detoxify for a Healthier Pregnancy

   By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc A few months ago Kirkman® announced the launch of the P2i™ program, an ambitious new project intended to study the roles nutrition, genetics and toxic exposures play prior to and during pregnancy. Initiated … Continue reading

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May is Allergy Awareness Month: The Difference Between Allergies and Intolerances

 By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc.   For decades the rate of allergies has been rising. Media coverage and general awareness of the subject have likewise risen. Clearly there are benefits to this growing awareness: restaurants are more … Continue reading

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Fathers-To-Be, Your Good Health Matters Too!

   By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc   Women receive all kinds of prenatal healthcare services and advice. Far less attention is usually given to the health and nutrition of fathers-to-be, however, research is making it clear that … Continue reading

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Use Supplements to Combat Increasingly Severe Allergy Seasons

  By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc   For allergy suffers there’s bad news. According to researchers, allergy seasons will likely continue to increase in both duration and intensity.1 This may cause more people to be susceptible to allergies … Continue reading

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