VITAMIN E CONFIRMED SAFE AT HIGH DOSES The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has published recently the article ?Vitamins E and C are safe across a broad rage of intakes?. Its results should help reassure consumers about the safety of vitamin E for a healthy population...

Age-related cataract, the world's leading cause of blindness, affects more than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 years. Surgical correction is currently the only known option for intervention, but researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts...

Results from the largest ever trial on vitamin E supplementation - almost 40,000 American women participated - appear to confirm previous research showing that the vitamin does not prevent heart disease or cancer. But those women taking the high dose natural alpha-tocopherol supplements did have...

The importance of isoflavones is widely appreciated and is currently the subject of intense research and discussions. Isoflavones appear to protect against hormone-related disorders such as breast cancer and prostate cancers. The best way to consume isoflavones is in the form soy, so you can...

A new form of natural vitamin E will increase the wide range of Vitae Caps? products. Together with oil, powder and water-soluble forms, the cold water dispersable vitamin E will be launched very soon. Microencapsulation technologies change properties of natural vitamin E oil, making a...

D-alpha-tocopheryl acid succinate (TAS) can be safely used as a source of tocopherol in foods for particular nutritional purposes (PARNUTS), foods intended for the general population and food supplements, a panel of European experts has concluded. D-alpha-tocopheryl acid succinate, a natural form of vitamin E,...

The nutritional products division of the company announced that through the use of nutrigenomics, scientists have identified a number of genes associating vitamin E with protection against Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a growing public health concern as the number of people suffering from it...

It has been known for some time that cigarette smoking reduces blood levels of vitamin C, and it also appears to sap folate levels, but the data were less clear on vitamin E. Scientists at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University have found...

A team from Tarbait Modarres University in Iran studied just under 280 teenage girls with primary dysmenorrhoea, a condition that affects around 40 per cent of women. About 10 per cent of women experience pain that is severe enough to disrupt their daily activities. The...