JarrowFormulas® D-Ribose to be Included in Celebrity Gift Bags for the Upcoming Golden Globes

Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 2011 – Jarrow Formulas®, Inc., a global wellness and nutritional product company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, has partnered with Bioenergy Life Sciences, an integrated life science company whose core technology is centered on the five-carbon carbohydrate D-ribose, to include Jarrow Formulas’ D-Ribose in gift bags given to celebrities for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards at the DPA Gifting Suite at L’Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Jarrow Formulas D-Ribose will be provided along with key fitness tips from Olympic Skier Shannon Bahrke, who is powered by D-Ribose, in a three day-long “gifting suite” for celebrities to sample from January 13th – 15th. Representatives from both Jarrow Formulas and Bioenegy Life Sciences will be on hand to educate celebrities about this dynamic product that can energize any fitness routine.

D-Ribose is a simple carbohydrate and a building block for energy carriers, cell signaling molecules and nucleic acids. The body uses D-Ribose energetically in three ways:

  • Most importantly, ribose is necessary for the ATP production. Without D-Ribose, cells cannot produce ATP, the energy currency of the cell. With ribose, cells can recover rapidly from intense exertion. With ribose, cells can recover rapidly from intense exertion.

  • D-Ribose can be used to produce glucose and glycogen (the storage form of carbohydrate energy).

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Bioenergy Life Science, Inc. — THE RIBOSE COMPANY™ — has achieved GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for  Bioenergy Ribose from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The privately held, Minneapolis-based life sciences company has amassed a large body of scientific literature on the uses of Ribose for people across all age and health categories. Currently, Bioenergy Ribose is included as an ingredient in hundreds of products worldwide. The company’s core technology lies in the development and commercialization of products based on the physiological benefits of Bioenergy Ribose for health and wellness. For more information about Bioenergy Ribose, call (866) 4RIBOSE or visit For media related inquiries, contact Ana Karina Nunez of Christie Communications at (805) 969-3744 or

Jarrow Formulas is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988.  The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel, Azerbaijan and Latin America.  The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations.  Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain American’s rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA. For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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