The bioactive properties of Manuka honey are now well recognised (including antimicrobial,1 anti-inflammatory2 and immuno-stimulatory3 activities) and most of these actions are attributed to the naturally occurring compound methylglyoxal (MGO).4 However, the nature of honey (a sticky, viscous fluid) can be a challenge when using it as a treatment in health management. A new product (Manuka honey with Cyclopower) has been developed using encapsulated Manuka honey combined with a-cyclodextrin (a natural cyclical sugar), creating a free-flowing powder that can easily be added to foods and beverages for ease of delivery of health benefits. The aim of this work was therefore to assess the bioactive properties of Manuka Honey with Cyclopower as compared with the uncomplexed honey. Read more
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Manuka Honey with Cyclopower ™ A Natural Bioactive for Improved Gastrointestinal Health