eye health

16 Oct 2020
--- Cow muscle cells can be engineered to produce beta-carotene, which the human body can then usually convert into vitamin A. This method, published in Metabolic Engineering, shows how cell-cultured meat might be able to... Read More
09 Oct 2020
--- Maternal nutrition is in the spotlight thanks to a lactation cookie launch and a study flagging the effects of sugary beverage consumption on breastfeeding. NutritionInsight speaks with both parties about the nutritional... Read More
23 Sep 2020
--- Despite the connection between eye health and nutrition, many consumers lack education in this area and risk neglecting their vision. This is especially salient as COVID-19 has increased the amount of time many people spend... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic with evolving eating behaviors is expanding the scope of the superfoods market. As consumer awareness of vitamin and mineral synergies expands, demand for superfoods that aid in the... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- Astaxanthin can improve cyclists’ sporting endurance and fat metabolism, according to the latest findings of an AstaReal-endorsed study. These study results come at a time when natural astaxanthin is increasingly... Read More
04 May 2020
--- Lockdown and isolation measures as a result of COVID-19 have rapidly increased screen time – and with it eyesight damage. As education, work and entertainment pastimes hosted on virtual platforms have now reached... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
23 Mar 2020
--- CapsiClear is Unibar’s new patent-pending supplement that boasts over 50 percent capsanthin in its formulation. According to the plant-based life sciences company, it is also the first nutritional supplement that is... Read More
04 Mar 2020
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reaffirmed its 2017 authorization of the use of astaxanthin-rich oleoresin from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae in food supplements at levels of up to 8 mg per day. Amid... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- In part one of NutritionInsight’s coverage of healthy aging, it was clear that preventative care is a key reason for emphasizing protein to protect muscle mass. In part two, other areas of senior health are explored,... Read More
28 Jan 2020
--- AffronEYE saffron produced by Pharmactive Biotech could help prevent the onset of glaucoma, one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness across the globe. This is the result of the company’s recent mice study,... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- Natural astaxanthin (AX), a carotenoid pigment found in some algae and increasingly popular in supplements, are safe in doses up to 24 mg per day. This is according to a safety review published in Phytotherapy Research.... Read More
31 Oct 2019
--- Halloween may be the perfect time to showcase an intricately carved pumpkin, but something much more formidable lurks within – a strong nutritional profile that is. Often discarded as little more than the... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- Having passed an extensive systematic review of scientific evidence by Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency, OmniActive Health Technologies (OmniActive) has been granted Foods with Functional Claims (FFC) approval for its... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Chilean biotech corporation Atacama Bio Natural Products, a producer of astaxanthin products from the Haematococcus pluvialis algae, will launch a new product, NatAxtinTM at Vitafoods Asia in Singapore next month (September... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has unveiled a new line of DHA/EPA blends containing omega 3, 6 and 9, which offer benefits that can help support cognitive, heart, immune system or eye health. Coined Onavita Algal DHA... Read More