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Carotenoids: From (vitamin) A to zeaxanthin

The properties of many carotenoids are being studied, such as their pro-vitamin A and antioxidant activities; immune, endocrine and metabolic activities; and their role in cell cycle regulation, apoptosis and cell differentiation. Robin Koon | Oct 31, 2018 “I smell carrots a-cooking, and where there’s carrots, there’s rabbits.” —Yosemite Sam Carotenoids belong to the category... View Article

Carotenoids are Inversely Associated with Metabolic Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, suggested that total mixed carotenoids as well as  individual carotenoids were inversely related to metabolic syndrome (MetS), but no association was observed between retinol (also known as vitamin A) and MetS. This research was supported by Intramural Research Program of the NIH Biomedical Research,... View Article

Study Finds EVNol SupraBio Supports Diabetic Nephropathy

The pilot, phase II, clinical trial examined the palm tocotrienol complex in those with diabetic kidney disease. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial was conducted by a group of researchers from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, to investigate the effect of EVNol SupraBio on diabetic nephropathy (also known as diabetic kidney... View Article

EVNol SupraBio™ Supports Diabetic Nephropathy: A Pilot Phase II Clinical Trial

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial was conducted by a group of researchers from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, to investigate the effect of EVNol SupraBio™ on diabetic nephropathy (also known as diabetic kidney disease). The study (1) is published in the high-impact journal, Nutrients, focusing on diabetic nephropathy, one of... View Article

Full vitamin E complex found to be beneficial for supplementation

01 Oct 2018 — A study has identified the importance of different forms of vitamin E – such as gamma-tocopherol and tocotrienols – over just alpha-tocopherol. The study’s findings show the potential benefits of formulating a vitamin E complete range over common vitamin E supplements that focus solely on alpha-tocopherol. Alpha-tocopherol transfer protein (ATTP) is... View Article

Emerging research reveals non-cosmetic health benefits of ExcelVite’s proprietary ingredient

The health benefits of tocotrienols — chemicals in the vitamin E family — extend beyond the cosmetic, and may have significant benefits for the brain and liver. Tocotrienols have been the subject of numerous scientific studies in recent years, with many of the outcomes centred around their hair grown and skin health benefits. Read the... View Article

“Feeling good is looking good”: Asia leading the way for nutricosmetics and healthy ageing

Asia is leading the charge in the nutricosmetics and aged care sectors, riding on the growing ‘beauty from within’ trend driven by the notion that “feeling good is looking good”. ExcelVite’s Nutritionist Diyanah spoke with NutraIngredients-Asia during Vitafoods Asia 2018. She discussed research evidence of EVNol SupraBio™ and EVNol™ for applications in nutricosmetics, providing beauty-from-within... View Article