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.
It is well known that free lutein has greater bioavailability than its esterified cousins. Here professor Edward Norkus, PhD, from the Montefiore Medical Center, New York City explains just why that is the case for the eye health nutrient.
Kemin Industries has developed a new natural liquid ingredient blend that delays oxidation and maintains the color of paprika and red-colored spices at a lower price than tocopherols, the company has said.
Kemin Health Europe is launching its green-black tea extract called Enlivitea in Europe, an ingredient said to provide synergistic antioxidant benefits that outweigh the benefits of consuming either one in isolation.
The Food Directorate of Health Canada has concluded that Kemin Health’s Slendesta potato extract may now be marketed as a non-novel food ingredient, allowing formulation into a range of foods and beverages.
Kemin Health has announced a partnership with blind national and world para-triathlete champion Aaron Scheidies to serve as a FloraGlo spokesperson to spread the message about eye health and nutrition.
Using health care professionals to help promote an ingredient has obvious benefits, but convincing these professionals requires a lot of science. Kemin and Cognis talk about how to make this approach a success.
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.