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Nowadays, people are willing to invest more in health. The markets of health supplements are rapidly expanding, and these products promote themselves by emphasizing their effects on better health and appearance.
Many fresh fruits and vegetables contain a lot of naturally occurring antioxidants, for example, vitamin C, vitamin E and phenolics.  Scientific studies revealed that fresh blueberry contains the highest level of anti-oxidant activity among fruits, which offers protection to body against the damaging effects of free radicals and chronic disease.

Anthocyanin, a pigment responsible for red, purple and blue color in different fruits, is also an antioxidant found in blueberry. It is believed that anthocyanin helps to slow down ageing process and reduce risk of cancer. Some manufacturers promote their blueberry products as a concentrated extract from fresh blueberry with high level of anthocyanin. Therefore, the level of anthocyanin will act as an objective indicator in determining the quality between different blueberry health supplements.

We offer various testing on health supplements:
ParametersReason for TestingDetermination of heavy metals contamination
Possible contaminant during manufacturing processDetermination of microbial contamination
Determine the cleanliness during manufacturing processPesticides residue analysis
Possible contaminant in raw materialAssay of Anthocyanin
One of the major ingredients in BlueberryNutrition Label
As required in Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) (Amendment: Requirements for Nutrition Labelling and Nutrition Claim) Regulation 2008 in HKG If you are interested in our testing services for health supplements, contact us now!
For further details, please read about Health Supplements - Blueberry.

Bonnie Chan (Life Science)
t: + 852 2609 9611 (ext 3352)
f: + 852 2603 7577

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