What are Nutraceuticals?

A product isolated or purified from food or plants that is generally sold in medicinal forms and is demonstrated to have physiological benefit or provide protection against disease.

About Nutraceuticals

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Discover

Discover

SP Nutra use a high throughput screening technology to analyze how food and plant molecules respond to various diseases. The result is novel nutraceuticals which have been proven to treat specific diseases.

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Develop
Develop

Develop

Our products are put through a thoughtful process of ingredient sourcing, formulation, and quality assurance so that we can provide people with better options for their health and well-being.

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Deliver
Deliver

Deliver

SP Nutra partners with the best companies in their fields in order to ensure that raw materials, manufacturing, storage and delivery of our products meet the highest quality standards.

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Investors

Our products are discovered and developed in partnership with leading scientific researchers in Canada.  SP Nutra takes molecules discovered to have therapeutic effects and develops them through patent protection, regulatory approval and clinical trials.  Our commitment is to high quality products with proven efficacy.

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Publication

Targeting Mitochondria with Avocatin B

Treatment regimens for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) continue to offer weak clinical outcomes. Through a high-throughput cell-based screen, we identified avocatin B, a lipid derived from avocado fruit, as a novel compound with cytotoxic activity in AML.
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Food as a drug, Oncoscience

Our recent work evaluated a commercially available library of natural health products (NHP) and determined that avocatin B, a lipid derived from avocados, induced cell death in acute myeloid leukemia cells.
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