A recent article in The New York Times that hinged on the side effects of statins had nothing to say about CoQ10, despite widely available information about the ingredient’s potential benefit in dealing with these side effects.
Measuring macular pigment offers potential as a biomarker of cognitive health, and Alzheimer’s patients are more likely to be seriously deficient in carotenoids, say data from two new studies.
Dietary supplement manufacturing giant NBTY has acquired UK skincare line Dr Organic, a move that mirrors a trend in the supplement industry toward higher margin personal care offerings.
Six months of supplementation with xanthophyll pigments, antioxidants and selected botanical extracts may improve visual function in diabetes, says a new study.
Glanbia’s Global Performance Nutrition (GPN) unit was the star performer as the nutritional ingredients and dairy firm reported increased H1 profits.
Mexican carotenoids manufacturing Piveg is expanding to meet a market demand that CEO Roberto Espinoza says will remain strong for the foreseeable future, a demand that he said is bolstered by the company's certifications of quality.
Taking lutein at 13 months of age does not benefit the child’s cardiometabolic health at six, say researchers.
Memory, attention and focus, development, mood; there are numerous ways that a nutrient or ingredient can affect cognitive health. But which have the most science, how do they work, and how are they performing in the market?
Do you know which ingredient has a FDA qualified health claim for reducing the risk of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in the elderly? What percentage of the total carotenoids in the pediatric brain tissue is lutein? Or which CPG company has led research into L-theanine?
Branded dietary ingredient supplier ChromaDex reported record revenue in its second quarter 2015 earnings statement. It was the fifth consecutive quarter in which the company reached a new earnings plateau.
The American Botanical Council has taken another major step in its Botanical Adulterants Program with the release of a Laboratory Guidance Document on bilberry.
Mannatech, a Texas-based network marketing company selling dietary supplements, is becoming part of the trend in the direct selling industry where most of the growth is occurring in Asia.
Beverage industry superstar Bai Brands – which hit the headlines this week with the launch of antioxidant-infused Antiwater – has also attracted the attention of plaintiff’s attorneys in California, which claim it played fast and loose with food labeling laws by describing its flagship brand Bai5 as ‘antioxidant-packed’.
Botanicals are the fastest growing nutraceutical ingredient class in a category being driven by ageing populations around the world, a report has found.
The carotenoid astaxanthin can reduce muscle inflammation “induced by rigorous physical training” Serbian researchers have found.
Sustained supplementation with the macular carotenoids can lead to greater augmentation of macular pigment and improve contrast sensitivity, says a new study.
After a protracted period of development, Hawaii-based Cardax Inc. is nearing market phase for its forms of bioidentical astaxanthin. The company’s proprietary molecules were first studied more than a decade ago.
Flour made from chañar fruit (Geoffroea decorticans) may be used as a functional food ingredient to help reduce the risk of conditions associated with oxidative stress and inflammation, researchers report.
Canadian company NeutriSci International will jump into the US market via a 50,000-unit -strong sampling program with Bulu Box for its NeuEnergy energy chew.
A pair of Denver-based entrepreneurs decided to go top shelf on ingredients to launch what they claim is the first chewable dietary supplement product in the recovery space.
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