A new study comparing the labelled and actual contents of zinc and selenium supplements, finds these products regularly contain less of the mineral than labelled, with some even falling outside the allowed labelling tolerances.
A recent study observes that synthesising selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) using Anoectochilus burmannicus extract (ABE) significantly improved stability in terms of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, following freeze-drying and long-term storage.
Long-term supplementation of selenium and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may preserve telomeres length, a marker of ageing, and are associated with a reduction in cardiovascular mortality, says a new study from Scandinavia.
COVID-19 patients from southern India had lower selenium serum level compared to healthy individuals, prompting industry players to call for its supplementation considering selenium’s well-known defence mechanism against infectious diseases.
From probiotics to omega-3s, and from personalization to the ‘paradoxical’ effects of exercise on the immune system, a diverse panel of experts explored the intersection of exercise, immunity and nutrition during a recent webinar.
A large proportion of the US population is achieving adequate levels of selenium from their diets and marketers of selenium products should focus on populations in countries where levels of the micronutrient are low, says a leading researcher.
Ingredients by Nature has entered into a strategic partnership with ICC Brazil and Angel Yeast Co. to supply food-grade nutritional yeast ingredients for the US supplement and nutritional foods market.
A federal judge in California has given the green light to a class action lawsuit filed in 2009 alleging that healthcare giant Bayer misled shoppers by claiming its men’s vitamins could support prostate health.
A new selenium-enriched garlic product from Sabinsa is now available for inclusion in dietary supplement formulations in the United States after the Food and Drug Administration filed New Dietary Ingredient notification for the company’s latest offering.
Ingredient firm Cypress Systems has received FDA-reviewed GRAS status for its selenium yeast product, opening up the use of the ingredient in foods and beverages targeting a range of health conditions, including cancer risk reduction.
Cypress Systems is stepping up distribution of its high selenium
yeast SelenoExcell in a new distribution agreement with Garuda
International, set to take it into previously untapped markets and
the area of functional foods.
Taking vitamin E and selenium supplements could reduce the toxicity
of mercury from fish, indicates an animal study. If replicated in
humans, the findings may mean pregnant women could consume more
fish, and their babies benefit from...