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Dried goji berries could protect against age-related sight loss

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

Eating a small portion of dried goji berries on a regular basis could delay the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or prevent it altogether among healthy middle-aged people, according to a new study.

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Mintel: Health ingredients to watch in 2022

By Nikki Hancocks

New health ingredients to watch in 2022 include hyaluronic acid, marigold, l-theanine, and ginseng, as consumers search for products that can support their eyes, mood and healthy ageing.

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Rise in targeted supplements for gamers as more eyes shift to esports

By Danielle Masterson

Once looked at as a hobby at best, esports is now a competitive landscape on track to surpass $1 billion in revenue for the first time this year. And according to Newzoo, it won’t stop there. The market intelligence company projects esports will hit $1.8...

Aker's new ingredient is built on new research about how DHA crosses the blood brain barrier.  Aker BioMarine photo

Aker debuts new ingredient that breaks ground in brain, eye health

By Hank Schultz

Aker BioMarine has debuted a new ingredient developed from krill oil. The new product, which features EPA and DHA bound to a lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) backbone, is based on cutting edge research and breaks ground in the area of brain and eye health,...

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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.

New lutein and zeaxanthin forms launched

New lutein and zeaxanthin forms launched

Ingredient giants DSM and Kemin have debuted forms of lutein and zeaxanthin for use in tablets and soft gels via their partnership on the eye health carotenoids.

Eye health benefits help drive booming astaxanthin demand

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Eye health benefits help drive booming astaxanthin demand

By Hank Schultz

The eye health benefits of astaxanthin will steadily increase demand for this already red-hot ingredient, says Rudi Moerck, PhD, CEO of Valensa, one of the major suppliers.  This benefit is tied into an aging demographic; few younger consumers think about...

“Perhaps the brain is the last place you want to lose vitamin C

Vitamin C shows eyes & brain health potential: Study

By Stephen Daniells

One of the nutrition industry’s biggest sellers – vitamin C – may help nerve cells in the eye to function properly, says a new study that suggests the vitamin may also be important for brain function, too.

The science of eye health ingredients

Special edition: Eye health

The science of eye health ingredients

By Stephen Daniells

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.

Kemin hones eye health vision

Kemin hones eye health vision

By Shane Starling

Kemin Health has launched an initiative with the American Optometric Association (AOA) to deliver eye health information to optometrists and their patients as it expands its lutein-based, eye health education program.

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