Hawaii-based microalgae specialist Cyanotech is expanding its astaxanthin capacity by a third to meet growing demand for the potent red antioxidant.
Understanding how different forms of lycopene are absorbed in the body may allow scientists to control the body’s uptake of the antioxidant, says a new study from Nestlé.
Horphag Research is on a mission to turn Pycnogenol - a potent antioxidant from the bark of the maritime pine tree – into the next big thing in functional foods and drinks with the creation of a new division dedicated to this market.
Concentrates of fruit and vegetables taken as capsules may boost skin health by improving hydration and thickness, suggests a new study.
One of the best-known names in the nutrition/energy bar market is trying its luck in the beauty-from-within market with the launch of a new bar laced with lutein for healthy skin.
The second Beauty From Within conference will open its doors in Paris on October 27th and here we draw attention to some of the main highlights and how you can reserve your place.
The second annual Beauty From Within Conference will open its doors again at the Hotel Lutetia in Paris on October 27th, focusing in on the latest opportunities, trends and challenges in nutricosmetics.
Hawaii-based Cyanotech has posted a dramatic rise in sales in the first quarter of 2012 driven by growing demand for natural astaxanthin: a potent red antioxidant that hit the headlines earlier this year following favorable coverage on Dr Oz and Oprah.
Regulatory uncertainty in Europe and a string of high-profile lawsuits in the US has made firms much more cautious about making health claims about probiotics, according to one California-based supplier.
A Beverly Hills-based biotech firm is planning to launch a series of supplements and functional foods containing ergothioneine, an antioxidant it claims has “unparalleled” benefits that has hidden its light under a bushel for almost 100 years.
Women who take supplements of vitamin D and calcium may be at a reduced risk of developing skin cancer, suggests new data.
Sea buckthorn is a superfruit star on the rise, and increased media attention from the likes of Dr Oz makes it an ingredient to watch, says Jeff Hilton from the Integrated Marketing Group.
The retail value of products containing Pycnogenol, a potent antioxidant from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is estimated to top $500m, according to bosses at producer Horphag Research.
In the first part of our special series on inflammation, NutraIngredients puts the physiological process of inflammation under the microscope, and casts an eye over the nutritional approaches to counter rising inflammation.
Driven by an aging time-poor population and a greater appreciation of the role that nutrition plays in beauty, the global market for ready-to-drink beauty drinks reached a value of €1.1bn ($925mn) in 2010, with a 2.9 per cent increase in volume to 144mn litres, according to a recently released report from UK-based food and drink consultancy Zenith International.
The Natural Products Association (NPA) has entered the debate about the analytical methods employed by product tester, ConsumerLab, by calling on the product tester to make its standards and methods more transparent.
Safety concerns and adverse events associated with bitter orange, and the p-synephrine compound it contains, are ‘unwarranted and unjustified’, according to a review of FDA’s reports.
Anti-ageing drinks and bread promoting health and beauty are amongst products gaining pace around the globe, according to Datamonitor's Product Launch Analytics.
In the final part of our series on vitamin E tocotrienols, we look at the regulations surrounding tocotrienols, both in the US and Europe.
Vitamin E is well known to consumers across the globe, but their tocotrienol-form is not. In the first part on of special series on tocotrienols, NutraIngredients-USA looks at the potential health benefits of nutrients described as “the next generation vitamin E”.