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Health Benefits Study of New Z Trim Biofiber Gum

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. ("ZTH") (OTC Markets: ZTHO), an AgriTech company providing value-added, highly functional ingredients to a variety of industries, announced the imminent commencement of an animal feeding study by an independent laboratory to quantify the physiological effects of its recently launched ingredient, Biofiber Gum ("BFG"), on weight gain and cholesterol.  Prior studies that identified such health benefits, using similar but non-commercialized soluble fiber, are available upon request.  ZTH will further evaluate BFG's impact on Arabinoxylans Oligosaccharides ("AXOS") ratios. Of importance are the physiological effects of AXOS on:

  • liver fat;
  • cholesterol;
  • inflammatory cytokines;
  • bacteria for kidney, heart and colon health;
  • intestinal gene expression;
  • type II diabetes; and
  • obesity

Previous animal feeding studies on the benefits of ingesting AXOS (the major components of BFG) have shown improved colon health as well as positive effects on the immune system, obesity, cholesterol levels and type II diabetes.

"AXOS have recently attracted a lot of attention for their prebiotic activity and the corresponding high potential for health benefits," said Kyle Hanah, ZTH VP of Technology.   "For example," Hanah continued, "a recently submitted FDA-protocol to demonstrate the ability of AXOS to decrease the intestinal generation of toxins associated with kidney disease such as indoxyl sulfate and p-cresyl sulfate in healthy individuals, validates our keen interest in exploring the health benefits of BFG.  After significant R&D, when we finally discovered how to make a commercially viable BFG, we knew we were on to something exceptional that could improve the health of humans and animals alike."

"This is another key step in the rollout of our soluble fiber product, BFG.  We hope that positive data from this study will accelerate the conversations we have initiated with several prominent Food, Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical manufacturing companies," said Z Trim CEO Steve Cohen

ABOUT Z TRIM®

Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (www.ztrim.com) is an AgriTech company that owns existing, and has developed new, products and processes to make use of biomass for uses in the food and industrial markets.   The Company's food division currently sells a line of products to the food industry that can help food manufacturers reduce their costs and help them solve many production problems.  The Company's revolutionary technology provides value-added ingredients across virtually all food industry categories.  The Company's all-natural products, among other things, help to reduce fat and calories, add fiber, provide shelf-stability, prevent oil migration, and add binding capacity – all without degrading the taste and texture of the final food products.  Perhaps most significantly, Z Trim's products can help extend finished products, and thereby increase its customers' gross margins.  The Company's industrial division, opened in 2012, sells eco-friendly ingredients to oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing, petroleum coke, steel/aluminum, paper and other industries.  The Company's industrial ingredients are highly functional in applications for adhesives, binders, viscofiers and emulsifiers.

Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors

Certain statements in this press release are "forward−looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements of Z Trim Holdings to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward−looking statements. Other factors, which could materially affect such forward−looking statements, can be found in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov, including risk factors relating to our history of operating losses, that our auditors have expressed substantial doubt regarding our ability to continue as a going concern, the fact that we may dilute existing shareholders through additional stock issuances, and our reliance on our intellectual property. Investors, potential investors and other readers are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward−looking statements and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward−looking statements. The forward−looking statements made herein are only made as of the date of this press release and we undertake no obligation to publicly update such forward−looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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