Evidence

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NIKKI HART, BSC HUMAN NUTRITION, REGISTERED NUTRITIONIST (NZ)

Nikki is a well-known and trusted New Zealand nutritionist and a key influence in the development of the VITONIC range.

In developing VITONIC products, Nikki incorporates emerging nutritional science with indigenously used natural ingredients that other cultures have used for centuries.  

The ingredients used in VITONIC are vetted by Nikki and supported by peer-reviewed medical journal articles that substantiate the functional benefits derived from these ingredients.

Boysenberry & Blackcurrant

Shaw M., et. al. (2016) Boysenberry ingestion supports fibrolytic macrophages with the capacity to ameliorate chronic lung remodeling Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 311: L628–L638.

Shaw M., et al. (2017), Blackcurrant anthocyanins modulate CCL11 secretion and suppress allergic airway inflammation. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 61 (9)

Nyanhanda T., et al (2013), Blackcurrant cultivar polyphenolic extracts suppress CCL26 secretion from alveolar epithelial cells; Food Funct. 2014 Apr;5(4):671-7. 

Kakadu Plum & Acacia

Nanayakkara, W.S., et al (2016), Efficacy of the low FODMAP diet for treating irritable bowel syndrome: the evidence to date. Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology 2016; 9: 131-142

Gibson, Peter., Use of the low‐FODMAP diet in inflammatory bowel disease;  Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,  ; Volume 32, Issue S1 Supplement

Akter, S., et al., (2018) Chemical and Nutritional Composition of Terminalia ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Kernels: A Novel Nutrition Source, Foods. 2018 Apr; 7(4): 60.

Li, Y., et al, (2016) Bioactivities and Health Benefits of Wild Fruits; Ya Li, International Journal of Molecular Science  2016 Aug; 17(8): 1258.

Tan A.C., Konczak I., Zabaras D., Sze D.M.Y. Potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and proapoptotic anticancer activities of Kakadu plum and Illawarra plum polyphenolic fractions. Nutr. Cancer. 2011;63:1074–1084. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2011.596646.

Vitamin C

Lykkesfeldt Jen. Vitamin C – Ascorbic acid. Adv Nutr (2014); 5: 16-18

Frei B et al. 'What is the optimum intake of vitamin C in humans?' Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. (2012); 52:815–29

B Vitamins

Osiezagla K. et al. ‘Innovative clinical neuro-science.’ 2013; 10(4):26-32

Thomson A.D., Marshall E.J. ‘The treatment of patients at risk of developing Wernike’s encephalopathy in the community.’ Alcohol 2006; 41(2)159-167.

Nordqvist C. ‘Benefits and sources of vitamin B2.’ (medicalnewstoday.com/article/219561)

Power H. ’Riboflavin (vitamin B2) and health.’ American Journal Clinical Nutrition 2003; 77(6) 1352-1360.

Suave A.A. ‘NAD+ and vitamin B3. From Metabolism to Therapies.’ J Pharm Exp Therapies 2008; 324(3): 883-893

Kirkland J.B. ‘Niacin and cardiogenesis.’ Nutr Cancer 2003; 46:110-118

Store P.J., Field M.S. ‘Vitamin B6.’ Advanced Nutrition 2015; 6:132-133

Cellini B et al ‘The chaperone role of the pyridoxal 5’- phosphate and its implication for rare diseases involving B6 dependent enzymes’. Clin. Biochem 2014; 47: 158-165