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Lutein and zeaxanthin during pregnancy may benefit child development

By Olivia DeSmit

Maternal consumption of lutein and zeaxanthin carotenoids may improve offspring language and cognitive development in early childhood, according to a study led by City University of New York and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University researchers.

Cohort finds lutein and zeaxanthin reduce effects of AMD

Cohort finds lutein and zeaxanthin reduce effects of AMD

By Shane Starling

Lutein and zeaxanthin can better reduce the often devastating effects of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) than beta-carotene or omega-3s, a 10-year cohort of almost 3,000 individuals has shown.

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OmniActive unveils new formulation for occasional dry eyes

By Stephen Daniells

The new ingredient, called Nutritears, is the first ingredient developed using OmniActive Health Technologies’ new Integrative Actives platform, which facilitates the delivery of multiple actives into concentrated smaller doses.

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Systematic review supports lutein for cognitive health benefits

By Stephen Daniells

Long term consumption of lutein can improve cognitive functions, according to a systematic review of randomized controlled trials, but the potential benefits of astaxanthin are less clear, concluded the scientific authors.

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.


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