Vitae Naturals range of plant sterols and plant sterol esters under the brand Vitasterol® has achieved self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status in a variety of food and beverages applications. This process started two years ago and an expert and qualified panel evaluated the...

Supplementing lactating women with lutein is an affective way of raising the lutein status of the breast-feeding infant. Daily supplements of lutein at doses of 6 or 12 milligrams per day for new mothers for six weeks resulted in significant increases in the lutein concentrations in...

More than three-quarters of the population in developed countries do not meet their recommended daily intake of Vitamin E, potentially putting their health at great risk, a new study has shown.Category: Productos Source: William Reed...

La industria requiere de antioxidantes que permitan mantener los productos frescos durante el mayor periodo posible, desde su fabricación hasta su consumo, manteniendo las propiedades sensoriales de los mismos en cuanto a aspecto, color, olor y sabor Vitae Naturals apuesta por antioxidantes naturales y combinaciones sinérgicas,...

Two grams of plant sterols or plant stanols per day in functional foods can help manage cholesterol for those with moderate heart disease risk and who are taking statin drugs, the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) has said. The EAS 'Consensus Statement' was published recently in Atherosclerosis...

Research published in the LWT - Food Science and Technology journal found that dark chocolate enriched with phytosterols maintained its functionality during storage and was capable of a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) health claim on reduced cholesterol. Functional food with health claim "The dark chocolate bars...

Use of Vitamin E alpha-tocopherol supplements may reduce the rate of bone fractures in older people, says a new study that supports the potential bone health benefits of the Vitamin. Data collected over 19 years from 14,738 women indicated that the lowest average levels of alpha-tocopherol...

Daily supplements of Vitamin E (alpha tocopherol) may slow functional decline in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, say results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial. Two thounsand international units per day of Vitamin E was associated with a delay in clinical progression...