Dietary intake of phytosterol blends, mainly containing stigmasterol, could be beneficial in preventing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research in mice. The study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, examined how the sterols that we ingest influence the formation of senile plaques which are associated with...

With over 90% of Americans not consuming the RDA for vitamin E, and most people eating less than half of the RDA, there exists a significant opportunity to educate consumers on the benefits of this 'overlooked' nutrient, including for brain health. Vitamin E is an overlooked...

Vitae Naturals (Vitae Caps, S.A.) has been awarded with the Prize for Innovation in Health and Nutrition of San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia, for its labor in the food sector. The award was received by the Managing Director, Mr. Fernando Fogeda, on the 12th of September 2013. Vitae Naturals,...

Consumption of vitamin E could help to battle the symptoms of liver disease brought on by obesity, according to new research. The new data, presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, offers a potential way to fight the obesity-related illness, after US-based researchers...

Daily supplements of lutein may improve vision and help with tasks such as driving at night, say data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The one-year study, performed by reaserachers from Shanghai Jiao-tong Universitiy in China, found that a daily dose of 20 milligrams of lutein ...

Screening levels of vitamin E in the blood could help to improve the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, according to new research that suggests the vitamin may also aid in protection. The study evaluated the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and measures of plasma levels of...

A combination of lutein, zeaxanthin and omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids may boost the pigment in the retina and help people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says new data from Germany. Results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo.controlled and parallel trial indicated that daily doses of lutein,...

The supposed anti-cancer effects of vitamin E have been long suggested. Now researchers believe they may have identified a key mechanism behind these properties. The anti-cancer effects of Vitamin E have long been suggested, however pinpointing a viable mechanism behind such supposed effects has until now...

Women taking supplements containing isoflavones may have a lower risk of breast cancer, with high content supplements consistently linked with reduced risk. Women who used supplements containing isoflavones, including soy, red clover, garlic, and evening primrose, for a period of at least five years were at...

A high intake of carotenoid compounds may help to prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Increased consumption of colourful carotenoid compounds, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, could help to delay or even prevent the onset of ALS.Category: Productos ...