Categories for Carotenoids

Natural palm mixed-carotenes: benefits beyond clean labels – Part 2

Admin: This is part 2 of the article published on Nutraceutical Business Review. (go to Part 1) EVTene™ is a natural mixed-carotene complex oil that’s extracted and concentrated from non-GMO Malaysian red oil palm fruit (Elaeis guineensis). One of its unique attributes is that EVTene™ has a similar carotene composition to that of carrots, comprising approximately... View Article

Natural palm mixed-carotenes: benefits beyond clean labels – Part 1

When looking in the dictionary, clean means free from dirt, stains or unwanted matter. Similarly, when consumers look for clean food product labels, they expect to find natural ingredients instead of artificial compounds, reports Bryan See, Business Development Manager, ExcelVite Sdn Bhd. Clearly, food and beverage manufacturers are heeding the consumer call to “Go Clean” as... View Article

ExcelVite Launches New Carotene Educational Website

ExcelVite officially launches a brand new carotene educational website www.carotene.org in January. It has been the company’s plan to create an online resource and educational center that contains technical information, latest research and news about carotenoids, particularly alpha-, beta-carotene and palm carotenoid complex. It serves as an e-Library for alpha-, beta-carotene and palm mixed-carotene, with both... View Article

Protective Effect of β-carotene and α-carotene on Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy

Serum β-carotene and α-carotene have been found to be associated in protection from diabetes mellitus (DM) and diabetes retinopathy (DR) respectively, according to a new cross-sectional study published in Current Molecular Medicine. The cross-sectional study conducted on 747 subjects in a Chinese urban population (Beijing, China) investigated the relationship between serum carotenoid concentrations and the... View Article

Alpha-carotene and its Health Benefits

A blog post by Life Extension discusses health benefits of alpha-carotene, which is present in high levels in the Non-GMO Malaysian palm oil. The importance of beta carotene, as it converts to retinol (vitamin A), and its involvement in health and disease prevention are well-known. However, another carotenoid, alpha carotene, not only converts to vitamin A... View Article

Fruit and vegetable intake influences obesity risk in Mexican-American children

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Potential disparities in fruit and vegetable intake in Mexican-American children may be placing them at greater risk for obesity and related health problems, new research suggests. Ravindranath Duggirala, professor in the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and Jairam K. P. Vanamala, associate... View Article

Looking to the future of antioxidants

By Paul Creasy (article source : Nutrition Insight) 16 Aug 2017 — As antioxidants maintain their popularity, companies that produce them are continually looking to future potential applications. Today, NutritionInsight concludes its special report by looking at the research that has been conducted into future opportunities for their use and ingredients that might be popular in the... View Article

Antioxidants find new potential amid modern life’s demands – Nutrition Insight

By Paul Creasy (Article Source : Nutrition Insight) 14 Aug 2017  – Nutrition suppliers have been selling the benefits of antioxidants for some time, and the general public continues to show curiosity about their potential health and anti-aging benefits. Today, we take a look at the state of the market for antioxidants, which seem to... View Article

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