Antioxidants

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Pharmactive launches AffronEYE for esports, gamers

By Stephen Daniells

Spain-based Pharmactive Biotech Products has launched a proprietary saffron ingredient called affronEYE to potentially address the negative impacts of blue-light exposure.

BGG extracts its astaxanthin from algae grown in a closed tube facility in Yunnan Province, which has reliable amounts of sunshine. BGG photo.

BGG to double capacity at astaxanthin farm in southwestern China

By Hank Schultz

Chinese astaxanthin supplier Algae Health Science, a subsidiary of BGG World, has announced an expansion of its photobioreactor farming facility that will make it one of the biggest, if not the biggest, sources of the carotenoid in the world.

There's a thin line between toxic and healthy, say researchers looking at the shifting perceptions of antioxidants

Healthy or toxic? The conflicting images of antioxidants

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Benefit-risk ratios must be established for each antioxidant separately, considering risk groups and dosage, according to researchers reviewing polarised perceptions of vitamin E and beta-carotene.

The quest for a radical new world for antioxidants

The quest for a radical new world for antioxidants

Here’s a radical thought for the marketers - the benefits of antioxidants may not be related to antioxidant activity. Last week’s NutraIngredients Antioxidants Conference suggested some tough choices are ahead.

EFSA’s antioxidant rejections could be blessing in disguise

EFSA’s antioxidant rejections could be blessing in disguise

Timber! The latest axe blow from EFSA has fallen, and this time it has taken one of the biggest trees in the nutrition forest: Antioxidants. But let’s not mourn the loss of the tree; let’s look forward to the new opportunities a clear view of the sky...

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