Press Release Archive
March 2023 New Study Shows Safe, All-Natural Ingredient MGCPQQ® Can Help Improve Brain Health in Young People
November 2019 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to Showcase Powerful Anti-Aging Ingredient that Outperforms Existing Mitochondria-Activating Supplements at Fi Europe 2019
April 2019 Ingredient Launching in European Union Supports Mitochondrial Activation, Offers Wide Range of Health Benefits
MGCPQQ in the News
Nutraceutical Business Review, 15 May 2023 : Online MGCPQQ helps young people’s brain health in age-stratified study
MGCPQQ helps young people’s brain health in age-stratified study
The study has shown support for Mitsubishi Gas Chemical’s supplement compound that is the only mitochondria-enhancing ingredient to be listed as a Novel Food in the EU that targets a range of cognitive functions within younger generations.
Nutraceutical Business Review, 20 March 2023 – Online How authentically are you supplementing your life?
Safety and regulations are a critical component of the nutraceutical supplement industry. In the European Union,so-called novel food require approval before they are made available on the market. In 2018, pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium salt (PQQ) has been registered as a novel food and first introduced to the European market under the brand name MGCPQQ®. Studies have shown that as a compound, PQQ may play a role in preserving and improving cognitive function and delaying ageing.
Nutraceuticals Now, Summer 2020 Print Issue – Is today’s climate and societal pressures affecting our emotional well-being?
As many navigate the stresses that come with stay-at-home orders and the uncertainty of the current state of the world, others focus on maintaining their emotional well-being through proper sleep, diet and exercise But did you know the body can also benefit from a supplemental boost that energizes the mitochondria?
Nutraceutical Business Review, September 2020 – Energising the cell’s powerhouse can benefit mental health
Healthy mitochondria is important for cognitive function, energy and even mood, and research suggests MGCPQQ has many benefits including for mental health.
FoodBev magazine, July 2020 – Nutraceuticals: Addressing consumer demands
Nutraceutical ingredients producers discuss how they can help beverage manufacturers improve supplement formulas by adding a range of health benefits. Click to read the article.
Wellness Foods & Supplements, April/May 2020 – The powerhouse of the body
For a PDF version, The powerhouse of the body. Examines the far reaching benefits of healthy mitochondria and how to support the power centers.
NutraCos Magazine, May/June 2020 – Boosting mitochondrial biogenesis for healthy ageing (page 28) For a PDF version, Boosting mitochondrial biogenesis for healthy ageing
The powerhouse of the cell is vital to healthy ageing, and there are many ways to improve mitochondrial health. Research has shown there are also supplement ingredient options that can help provide a mitochondria boost with varying degrees of safety and efficacy.
Vitafoods Insights, June 1, 2020 – Link between mitochondria and mental health in a COVID-19 world
The impacts of COVID-19 have led to varying levels of uncertainty, fear and anxiety, contributing to more stress, more fatigue and less sleep. Mitochondria regulates cognitive function, memory, energy and mood, and research shows that MGCPQQ reenergizes the mitochondria and fuels cellular activity, providing more efficient energy production.
Nutraceutical Business Review, May 2020 – Energising the cell’s powerhouse can benefit mental health
Studies show mitochondria-boosting supplement ingredient MGCPQQ can help improve stress, reduce fatigue and obtain better sleep. Healthy mitochondria is important for cognitive function, energy and even mood, and research suggests MGCPQQ has many benefits including for mental health.
NutraCos, April 2020 – Naturally Boost Energy at Any Age
The data says there are many ways to naturally increase energy, despite one’s age. Many recognize that sleep, diet and exercise can help with energy. But as we grow old, cognitive function and energy levels often decline. Research and studies of some natural ingredients, often used in supplements, have been shown to help with both supporting brain health and increasing stamina and performance energy.
Nutrition Insight, February 20, 2020 – MGCPQQ: “Vitamin-like” ingredient for mitochondrial health
Listen to Shoji Matsukawa, vice president of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America talk about MGCPQQ’s memory and cognitive health benefits during the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) in Paris in December 2019. He also discusses Mitsubishi’s natural fermentation process that keeps the natural characteristics of PQQ intact that are also found in fruits and vegetables.
Nutrition Insight, December 11, 2o19 – Can we Age Healthily Without Animal Protein? Aging Population Presents High-Protein NPD Opportunity, says KHNI
As more individuals adopt a plant-based diet, the Kerry Health & Nutrition Institute (KHNI) discusses protein dietary requirements for active aging. They explore how older adults have different nutrition and product needs compared to younger people. A link to the webinar is including in the overview.
Nutrition Insight, December 9, 2019 – Aging Well Starts Young: Natural Ingredients Star in Healthy Aging Offerings at Fi Europe 2019
A preview to Fi Europe 2019, Nutrition Insight discusses how balanced nutrition is a fundamental pillar for managing the aging process, from bone density to cognition, and aiding healthy living. With the general population expected to live longer, it’s important to understand what options are available to assist in healthy aging.
Nutracos, July 2019 – Three Ways Mitochondria Play a Critical Role in Cognitive Health (page 2). For a PDF version of the article: Three Ways Mitochondria Play a Critical Role in Cognitive Health
Grow, Energize and Protect. This article highlights the role mitochondria play
DairyReporter, June 20, 2019 – VIDEO: Mitsubishi cognitive health ingredient launches in Europe
Nutraceuticals Now, May 21, 2019 – Ingredient Launching in European Union Supports Mitochondrial Activation, Offers Wide Range of Health Benefits
Nutraceuticals Now, May 1, 2019 – Connecting Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Aging
VitaFoods Insights, April 26, 2019 – Industry Digest: New cognitive supplement to launch at Vitafoods Europe
VitaFoods Insights, April 25, 2019 – Mitsubishi to launch approved ingredient at Vitafoods Europe
6‐8 December, 2022 – Fi Europe | Food ingredients Europe (figlobal.com)
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