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INGREDIENT OF THE YEAR

Cognitive Function

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affron®

Pharmactive Biotech Products/ Gencor

affron® is the first saffron extract standardized by HPLC to Lepticrosalides, the bioactive compounds that helps with relaxation, mental and physical balance, and helps maintain a positive mood. This unique saffron extract is patented both in its formula and in its beneficial properties for health. Other benefits of affron®, that have been demonstrated through clinical trials include diminishing tension, stress, anxiety, depression, anger, tiredness, increases vigor, positive mood and improves sleep quality.

www.pharmactive.eu/en/home-en/

What the judges said: Our judges were impressed by the solid and broad scientific substantiation for affron® for a range of cognitive end-points, from mood to stress and anxiety, and even vigor and vitality. Coupled with the clear consumer need in 2020 for products for anxiety and stress, affron® is well positioned for further success.

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Cognivia

Nexira

Cognivia is the vegetal and organic nootropic boosting your working memory. It is the first ingredient to combine Garden Sage leaf extract and Spanish Sage encapsulated essential oil for enhanced efficacy. Cognivia is a unique synergistic combination specifically developed for aging people wishing to stay sharp. With a unique mechanism of action, it is clinically proven to improve cognitive performance and especially working memory with an efficacy from single dose to prolonged use (acute and chronic effect).

www.nexira.com

Neumentix™ - Phenolic Complex K110-42

Kemin Human Nutrition and Health

Neumentix™ is a natural, plant-based ingredient designed to enhance cognitive performance, specifically focus and working memory, in healthy adults along with choice reaction performance. In a human clinical study, the nootropic effects of Neumentix™ improved sustained attention by 11% and demonstrated how cognitive improvement may be linked to improved physical performance when taken daily. Unlike stimulants that may have side effects or decreased effectiveness over time, Neumentix™ has been shown to provide lasting cognitive performance benefits.

www.kemin.com/na/en-us/products/neumentix

Sibelius™: Sage

Sibelius Natural Products

Sibelius™: Sage is a proprietary, scientifically-evidenced and clinically-tested natural ingredient from Salvia officinalis that provides immediate cognitive improvements within one hour after consumption. The ingredient gives a fast lift to cognitive performance for adolescents, young professionals and seniors seeking a non-caffeinated, clinically proven natural brain boost. Clinical research has shown volunteers to experience significant improvement in memory, focus and attention. Sibelius™: Sage’s cognitive benefits are achieved without any additional ingredients, such as caffeine.

www.sibeliusnaturalproducts.com

Cognivia

Nexira

Cognivia is the vegetal and organic nootropic boosting your working memory. It is the first ingredient to combine Garden Sage leaf extract and Spanish Sage encapsulated essential oil for enhanced efficacy. Cognivia is a unique synergistic combination specifically developed for aging people wishing to stay sharp. With a unique mechanism of action, it is clinically proven to improve cognitive performance and especially working memory with an efficacy from single dose to prolonged use (acute and chronic effect).

www.nexira.com

Neumentix™ - Phenolic Complex K110-42

Kemin Human Nutrition and Health

Neumentix™ is a natural, plant-based ingredient designed to enhance cognitive performance, specifically focus and working memory, in healthy adults along with choice reaction performance. In a human clinical study, the nootropic effects of Neumentix™ improved sustained attention by 11% and demonstrated how cognitive improvement may be linked to improved physical performance when taken daily. Unlike stimulants that may have side effects or decreased effectiveness over time, Neumentix™ has been shown to provide lasting cognitive performance benefits.

www.kemin.com/na/en-us/products/neumentix

Sibelius™: Sage

Sibelius Natural Products

Sibelius™: Sage is a proprietary, scientifically-evidenced and clinically-tested natural ingredient from Salvia officinalis that provides immediate cognitive improvements within one hour after consumption. The ingredient gives a fast lift to cognitive performance for adolescents, young professionals and seniors seeking a non-caffeinated, clinically proven natural brain boost. Clinical research has shown volunteers to experience significant improvement in memory, focus and attention. Sibelius™: Sage’s cognitive benefits are achieved without any additional ingredients, such as caffeine.

www.sibeliusnaturalproducts.com