The ability of vitamin E to help fight respiratory tract infections in the elderly may be impacted by a person’s sex and their genetics, suggests a new study. Writing last month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the authors set out to investigate why...

People who consumed the highest average intakes of vitamin E from the diet were 25 percent less likely to develop dementia than people with the lowest average intakes, according to new data published in the Archives of Neurology. The benefits are reportedly related to the antioxidant...

A combination of different vitamin E forms could help prevent cognitive deterioration in advanced age, according to the results of a study from Sweden. Published this week in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the findings suggest that it is multiple components of the vitamin that could...

Commission Regulation has amended European Regulation 983/2009 on the authorisation and refusal of certain health claims made on food and referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health.  One of the amendments is related to conditions of use of the claim...

A daily supplement of lutein in combination with vitamin A may slow vision loss associated with retinitis pigmentosa, according to the results of a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial.   Writing in the Archives of Ophthalmology, American scientists report that a daily supplement containing 12 milligrams of lutein...

Increased intakes of soy and its isoflavones may decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes in overweight women, says a new study from Japan. The risk of type 2 diabetes was 40 to 50 per cent lower in overweight women who consumed over 118 grams...

Plant sterols are between the first obtaining approval of European Commission for their health claim according to Regulation 1924/2006/EC. Food products such as margarine type spreads, mayonnaise, salad dressings, and dairy products such as milk, yoghurts and cheese with added plant sterols could state on...

Vitae Caps S.A has bet on organic products with its organic certification approved since July 2009. This certification refers to the range of products Vitapherole® T and Vitapherole® E intended for the food sector. This certification is handled by EcoCert which assures our products compliance with...