Eye Health

New lutein and zeaxanthin forms launched

New lutein and zeaxanthin forms launched

Ingredient giants DSM and Kemin have debuted forms of lutein and zeaxanthin for use in tablets and soft gels via their partnership on the eye health carotenoids.

Eye health benefits help drive booming astaxanthin demand

Special edition: eye health

Eye health benefits help drive booming astaxanthin demand

By Hank Schultz

The eye health benefits of astaxanthin will steadily increase demand for this already red-hot ingredient, says Rudi Moerck, PhD, CEO of Valensa, one of the major suppliers.  This benefit is tied into an aging demographic; few younger consumers think about...

“Perhaps the brain is the last place you want to lose vitamin C

Vitamin C shows eyes & brain health potential: Study

By Stephen Daniells

One of the nutrition industry’s biggest sellers – vitamin C – may help nerve cells in the eye to function properly, says a new study that suggests the vitamin may also be important for brain function, too.

The science of eye health ingredients

Special edition: Eye health

The science of eye health ingredients

By Stephen Daniells

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.

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