Bangalore-based lutein and carotenoid specialist Katra Phyto has enlisted UK-based ingredient player and distributor Gee Lawson as its European partner.
A streamlined test for omega-3 levels in the blood will help consumers better understand this crucial risk factor, the test’s developer says.
Edible petals offer a promising source of bioactive nutrients, Portuguese researchers have said.
DSM has invested over €27 million in its ‘3C technology’ which concentrates DHA and EPA up to 85% and helps reduce capsule size by up to three times.
Vitamin giant BASF is expanding its vitamin A production capacity by 1,500 metric tons to meet growing global demand for the micronutrient.
A £48m (€55m) five-year, large-scale fortification programme is being rolled out this month in Pakistan in a bid to combat malnutrition in women and children.
Researchers have found a way to boost the nutritional properties of leafy green purslane, increasing carotenoid and chlorophyll concentrations in the plant by providing additional nitrogen.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is seeking insights into general public opinion on supplementation in pregnancy.
Multiple stakeholders are gathering to tackle hidden hunger and malnutrition in South Africa.
Mozambique is gearing up for the introduction of mandatory fortification of flour, corn meal, cooking oil, sugar and salt, following milestone legislation designed to combat malnutrition.
A new meta-analysis strongly supports the use of meso-zeaxanthin along with lutein and zeaxanthin for use in eye health formulations.
Research that enhances compounds contained in broccoli may lead to a lower risk of coronary heart disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to two studies that reinforce the vegetable’s reputation as a superfood.
Researchers in Ireland have concluded via a long term trial that supplementation with three carotenoids—lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin—can improve the visual performance of subjects who had normal vision to start.
Swedish-Japanese astaxanthin specialist AstaReal is working with its UK brand partners to push awareness of the carotenoid’s skin health benefits – even in the absence of approved health claims.
The German firm Sanner has developed senior-friendly supplement packaging, which it says will secure shopping loyalty from happy elderly customers.
The Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) noted that the finished products market size for 2015 was $31.4 billion.
A new world map of omega-3 levels shows consumption is too low to prevent cardiovascular and cognitive health issues, in many places.
European regulatory restraints have killed off antioxidant health claims as lawyers advise firms to play it safe despite leniency in some EU member states. We round up the legal status of the term, and the impact this has had on the market.
Proanthocyanidins (PACs) from sea buckthorn seeds may protect retinas from harmful light effects, says a new study.
Eye health nutrient lutein may be even more important for brain function, a congress has heard.
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