Categories for Carotenoids

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

Dietary Carotenoids, Vitamin C Inversely Correlate to Lung Cancer Risk

A new study reveals protective effects of selected carotenoids and vitamin C against lung cancer risks and growth of different type of carcinoma cells (3). In this study, data from a case-control study of lung cancer in Montreal Canada was used to examine the roles of dietary beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein/zeaxanthin, lycopene and vitamin C... View Article

Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene, Lycopene Demonstrate Inverse Correlation To Parkinson’s Disease

A new study reveals that low serum alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and lycopene contribute to increased risk and progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this study, serum levels of antioxidants such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, retinol, alpha- and gamma-tocopherol, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin were measured and compared between 104 patients with idiopathic PD (Early PD (Hoehn and Yahr... View Article

EVTene™ Mixed Carotene May Help Obese Children

A new study reveals that EVTene™ palm mixed-carotene is effective in modulating adipokines and abdominal adiposity in obese children. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention trial, 20 children with simple obesity at a mean age of 10.5 years are given either 2 tablets of MCS (Mixed Carotenoid Supplement, CarotenALL® from Jarrow Formulas, California) or placebo daily... View Article

Harnessing the Potential of Tocotrienol and Mixed-Carotene

Join ExcelVite at Ingredient MarketPlace 2017 this April 18 – 20, Orlando, Florida [Booth O34] Harnessing the Potential of Tocotrienol and Mixed-Carotene By Bryan See (email Bryan) Despite 5,000 years of recorded human consumption, many people are still unclear about the benefits of palm oil. Palm trees produce fruit throughout the year for 20 to... View Article

Palm Mixed-Carotene Increases Age-Related Decline Level of Alpha-Carotene

A new and interesting cross-sectional study of 2118 women and men, with age-stratified from 35 to 74 year-old are recruited from six European countries on carotenoids, was recently published. In this study, the researchers reviewed and examined plasma carotenoids (alpha- and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, alpha- and gamma-tocopherol, and retinol) and their association with... View Article

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