Vitae Naturals, the world’s leading manufacturer of sterol esters and a dominant player in the Natural Vitamin E and mixed tocopherols market, ventures once again in the functional food sector launching AK Bone. AK Bone is a probiotic, endogenous producer of Vitamin K2 Menaquinone-7. Lack of...

Showa Denko (SDK), a leading manufacturer and marketer of chemical products, has found an ingredient that looks set to boost the cosmetics industry through improving the visibility and appearance of dark circles around the eyes. Sodium d-alpha-tocopheryl phospate (TPNa) is a water-soluble vitamin E derivative that...

Eye health nutrient lutein may be even more important for brain function, a congress has heard. Latest research is showing the carotenoid, and others like zeaxanthin, have an important role to play in conjunction with omega-3 fatty acids like DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in congnition, and may...

A daily multivitamin/mineral supplement can help fill nutrient shortfalls "without concern for its long-term safety", says a new review paper from Germany. The review of randomized, controlled studies that supplemented with least nine vitamins and three minerals at 100% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) concluded...

Supplementing mothers with æ-tocopherol may help increase vitamin E intakes for premature breastfeeding babies vulnerable to deficiency, Brazilian research has suggested. "Our results provide evidence of the importance of maternal supplementation with vitamin E, especifally in women with preterm births, in increasing breast milk æ-tocopherol concentration,"...

Vitae Naturals estará presente en la primera edición de Nutraceuticals Europe, evento internacional de los Ingredientes Funcionales y Novel Ingredients que tendrá lugar en Madrid del 22 al 23 de febrero de 2017 Category: Productos ...

A new report is available touting the important heart-healthy benefits of phytosterols, compounds found in plants that can lower cholesterol -something many of us could benefit from. And you may also appreciate the financial implications raised in this report, which indicate that taking phytosterol dietary...

Various human trials and pre-clinical studies have suggested that dietary plant sterols possess hypotriacylglycerolaemic properties apart from their cholesterol-lowering properties. We hypothesised that phytosterols (PA) might attenuate triacylglycerolaemia by interfering with the deleterious effects of cholesterol overload in the liver. In the present study, twenty hamsters ...

Can isoflavones found in soybeans help insomniacs get some sleep? Researchers in Japan, who studied more than a thousand participants from various walks of like, think so. Recent data show a growing demand for sleep aid supplements, and consumers are looking for natural alternatives. Researchers at...