The significant benefits of adding lutein and zeaxanthin to the AREDS formula for people with low dietary intakes of the carotenoids is an ‘important message’, especially since a large portion of the population has low levels, says the COO of OmniActive.
Herb extract and antioxidant supplier Kalsec has signed an exclusive agreement with OmniActive Health Technologies for the global production, marketing and distribution of its paprika-derived zeaxanthin.
Claims consultant and European food regulation specialist, Patrick Coppens, from the Brussels-based consultancy European Advisory Services, says new data could win lutein players a positive health claim opinion.
In the second part of our special series on eye health, NutraIngredients takes a closer look at the science behind lutein, omega-3 and the other ingredients eyeing a place on the podium for eye health.
The world’s leading lutein suppliers should work together to build a winning eye health dossier, Indian player OmniActive Health Technologies has said after the European food science agency turned down a lutein-eye health claim on Thursday.