Regular consumption of lutein-enriched eggs could provide the body
with protective levels of this antioxidant widely believed to help
fight degenerative eye diseases, suggests a small study from the
A new study supports growing evidence that eating fruit - thanks to
the protective antioxidants they contain - can help men and women
fight against the onset of age-related maculopathy (ARM), a
degenerative eye disease that can cause...
Kemin foods, the US manufacturer and marketer of nutritional
ingredients for the food and dietary supplement market is to launch
the first vegetarian lutein ingredient onto the market. The firm is
looking to drive this preservative...
A new study has found that most lutein and zeaxanthin supplements
meet their ingredients claims but often vary largely in strength.
Daily doses varied by 90-fold from as little as 0.25 mg to as much
as 22.5 mg per day, reports ConsumerLab.com.
Cognis company's antioxidant and botanical ingredients division,
Cognis' Nutrition & Health, announced on Thursday that the
allegations made against Cognis in a lawsuit filed last week by
Kemin Foods, L.C. are unsubstantiated.
Lutein is more bioavailable from eggs than either spinach or
supplements, according to a small trial presented this week, which
also showed no difference in the bioavailability of lutein ester
and free lutein supplements.
Kemin Foods has earned expanded GRAS status for increased amounts
of its lutein in the current GRAS food categories and for use as an
ingredient in new foods such as bottled water, chewing gum and
A study by researchers in Manchester, England, suggests that
Cognis' Xangold natural lutein ester supplements may promote eye
health in the elderly. If the evidence is confirmed, dietary
supplements and a higher intake of fruits...
Pedro Vieira, marketing manager for Kemin Foods Europe spoke to
NutraIngredients.com about boosting public awareness of the eye
health supplement lutein and making a US public relations campaign
work in Europe.
The antioxidant lutein found in dark green, leafy vegetables, not
only slows down age-related macular disease, but also protects the
skin against some of the damaging effects of the sun, according to