A young Irish man has died after apparently taking slimming tablets bought online that contained the toxic fat burner dinitrophenol (DNP), the Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has said.
Daily omega-3 supplements may improve symptoms of dry eye associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens, says a new study from India.
Supplements of zeaxanthin with or without lutein may boost macular pigment optical density (MPOD) and visual processing speed in young adults, says a new study.
Israeli supplier Enzymotec has secured European Union novel foods approval for its K-Real krill form in an expanded selection of food and drink categories.
Matts Johansen has been appointed CEO of krill major Aker BioMarine with a mandate to “to continue to develop one of Norway's most exciting biotechnology companies into a solid and predictable company”.
Omniactive Health Technologies has passed a milestone with the enrollment of more than 10,000 farmers in its lutein supply program, the company said Wednesday at the Vitafoods Europe trade show in Geneva, Switzerland.
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has urged Twitter users to help it spread the word on the dangers of toxic fat burner DNP after a young woman died last month.
According to Euromonitor International, fortified or functional food and drink sales jumped by 25% between 2008 and 2013 to reach $267.6bn (€249bn). But what does this industry term really mean to consumers anyway and what are the motivators behind such purchases?
Health apps, home tests and other digitek are the future of nutrition research and public health strategies, according to top researchers in the field.
A lack of attention on key bioactives like lutein and DHA, misinformation from the internet, and the medical community's focus on treatment rather than prevention are just a few of the issues that need to be addressed to promote healthy aging, says a leading researcher of aging.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has established vitamin A population reference intakes (PRIs) in the EU, recommending 750 μg for men and 650 μg for women.
Two years of supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin may boost macular pigment optical density (MPOD) and retinal sensitivity in people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says a new study.
Increased intakes of lutein may not only have a direct beneficial role in the macula of the eye, but may also affect inflammation, says a new study.
Croda has added two new flavours to its omega-3 syrup range that are easier to swallow than capsules for pregnant women and children.
The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has proposed a ‘tentative’ upper maximum limit for beta-carotene in food supplements after a risk assessment suggested in this form it may increase the risk of lung cancer and death in smokers.
London-based startup Bella Berry tells BeverageDaily.com that it is negotiating with buyers with a view to launching the UK’s first mass market collagen-based ‘beauty drink’ by spring 2015.
Lutein-enriched bakery products hold promise, particularly muffins and cookies where bioavailability is strong, say researchers.
EFSA has concluded there are no intake concerns with various forms of lycopene in a post-market assessment published last week.
Neptune Technologies & Bioressources has launched a blend of krill and lutein for brain and vision health, with clinical data showing the absorption of lutein being improved by as much as eight times.
New research from Canada suggests that blueberries and bilberries do not significantly improve night vision in a healthy population, contradicting several previous (though often less well-designed) studies.
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