Antioxidants/carotenoids

Lutein for dietary supplements is extracted from marigolds. Image © Getty Images / PaulPaladin

Lutein levels linked to better memory in adults: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Serum levels of the carotenoid lutein are linked to improved memory function in overweight and obese adults, but other carotenoids are not, says a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Food, politics, and the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Food, politics, and the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Elaine Watson

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines prompted a heated debate over the influence of industry lobby groups and the extent to which environmental factors should impact dietary advice, with some stakeholders insisting that sustainability has nothing to do with nutrition,...

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New DolCas-Tenshi JV launches curcumin, sexual health ingredients

By Hank Schultz

A new water dispersible curcumin ingredient using a water dispersible technology has hit the US and European markets, courtesy of the new DolCas-Tenshi partnership. The pairing is also bringing a men’s sexual heath ingredient to market.