Researchers in Ireland have concluded via a long term trial that supplementation with three carotenoids—lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin—can improve the visual performance of subjects who had normal vision to start.
Chrysantis said it is developing its eye-health ingredient zeaxanthin for use in food and beverages as the company announced it is boosting its sales force to meet growing demand in the supplement sector.
Chrysantis announced its branded zeaxanthin has achieved Generally
Regarded As Safe (GRAS) status, opening up the potential for the
ingredient to be used in a new category of functional food and
Opening up new opportunities for functional foods, a powerful
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the eyes, find researchers in the US. The naturally-occurring
antioxidant sulforaphane protects the retina...
A new study supports growing evidence that eating fruit - thanks to
the protective antioxidants they contain - can help men and women
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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
US consumers can soon expect to see juices fortified with the
natural ingredient lutein on the supermarket shelves following an
agreement between ingredients company Kemin Foods and the Hain
Celestial group, the US natural foods company.