OmniActive Health Technologies’ carotenoid ingredients, Lutemax 2020 and Lutemax Free Lutein, are now Non-GMO Project Verified.
Notes from Nutrition 2018 in Boston
The benefits of carotenoids for vision is widely accepted and understood, but researchers are proposing that the same mechanism also leads to benefits for hearing.
High dietary intakes of alpha- and beta-carotene are associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk in generally healthy adults, says data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Netherlands (EPIC-NL).
Israeli supplier Lycored has paid an undisclosed sum for a Ukrainian firm specialising in fungal pathogen-derived carotenoids in a move that brings a natural beta carotene into its portfolio.
Chr Hansen antioxidants for vending machines
One of Chr Hansen's carotenoids is set to be used in hot chocolate
drinks sold from vending machines - and it will be aimed
at people who want to look beautiful.
Zeaxanthin linked to better mental performance in the elderly
Increased intake of the carotenoids lycopene and zeaxanthin may
improve the mental performance of the elderly, according to a new
study from France.
Global carotenoid market to hit a new high
The world carotenoid market is expected to reach €0.77bn ($1.06bn)
by 2010 as consumers continue to look for natural ingredients, a
new report has predicted.
LycoRed consolidates US ingredient platform
Israeli company LycoRed is looking to strengthen its functional
food and cosmeceutical ingredient platform in the US with a new
president for the geographical division.
Carotenoids more bioaccessible from fruit than green veg - study
The bioaccessibility of carotenoids is greater from fruit than dark
green vegetables, says a new study from Ireland that has important
implications for the use of such ingredients in functional foods.
Ocean Nutrition researches marine carotenoids, CoQ10
Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC) is looking beyond its current focus of
omega-3 ingredients, investigating marine microbial species to
produce carotenoids and co-enzyme Q10.
Scientists verify bioaccessibility measure for vitamin E, carotenoids
French scientists, in collaboration with Nestlé Research Centre,
have shown that an in vitro digestion model could be a valuable
tool to quantify potential bioaccessibility of vitamin E and
carotenoids from functional food.
Low lutein, zeaxanthin levels linked to artery disease
Researchers from Sweden have reported that people suffering from
coronary artery disease (CAD) have low levels of the antioxidant
carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, and could respond to
LycoRed co-beadlets offer carotenoid advantages
LycoRed is offering manufacturers the means to use multiple
carotenoids in their product formulations and still leave room for
other ingredients, thanks to its vegetarian co-beadlet technology.
LycoRed intent on bigger share of carotenoids market
Fresh from the acquisition of Buckton Scott in the US, Israel's
LycoRed is reorganizing its subsidiaries to position itself as a
major supplier of natural carotenoids.
Carotenoids play role in cell communication
Researchers at the University of Hawaii have produced further
evidence to show how pigments in yellow, red and green vegetables,
known as carotenoids, may work to prevent cancer.