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2014-03-25 04:20:37

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, today announced its launch of a gentle new macular health formula: AREDS2 Silver®. Based on the National Eye Institute's Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2), AREDS2 Silver supplies antioxidants for macular health without the high levels of zinc that may cause issues in those with zinc sensitivities and allergies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/NY87258 The first AREDS...

2014-03-18 12:31:18

Free online quiz helps consumers gauge AMD risks and visual performance challenges ST. LOUIS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is "Save Your Vision Month," an annual campaign sponsored by the American Optometric Association to create awareness around eye health and annual eye exams. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85444LOGO-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85444LOGO-b To support Save Your Vision Month, EyePromise, has developed free...

2014-03-17 12:27:07

"Nature-Equivalent" Material Will Offer Improved Quality and Bioavailability to Consumers and Help Industry Meet Burgeoning Demand ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International announced today that it will begin to offer ZanthinNEX(®) Astaxanthin commercially in late 2014. ZanthinNEX is a form of the carotenoid Astaxanthin produced via a proprietary process using natural enzymatic conversions that delivers a safe finished product that is 'nature equivalent' to...

2014-03-10 08:28:38

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Algatechnologies ("Algatech"), Israel, announces a more than 100% expansion of its production capacity of AstaPure(R) brand natural astaxanthin. This doubling of capacity follows an investment of $20 million in its state-of-the-art facility in the Arava Desert, Israel. This significant step is only part of the transformation by Algatech' new owners, Grovepoint, since the...

2014-03-07 08:25:48

Algae Producer Contract Biotics to Add Six Additional Acres to Its Operations ORLANDO, Fla. and LA JOLLA, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International and Contract Biotics announced today that Contract Biotics has started construction of an additional six acres of algae production units at the company's San Diego County facility. Slated to come on-line in the fall of this year, the expansion will more than triple Contract Biotics' current biomass production and thus...

2014-03-07 08:21:34

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gfsh8/carotenoids ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Carotenoids Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carotenoids in both US$ Million and Tons by the following Product Segments: Beta-Carotene, Lutein, Astaxanthin, Canthaxanthin, Annatto,...

Space Veggies With Increased Eye-Protecting Nutrients
2014-03-05 05:21:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Astronauts could help offset exposure to eye-damaging radiation during extended spaceflights by eating leafy vegetables grown during those voyages, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Acta Astronautica. The University of Colorado Boulder researchers responsible for the study say that exposing those vegetables to a few bright pulses of light each day as they grow onboard a spacecraft could increase...

2014-03-04 12:28:21

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n2pd8p/lutein_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on lutein markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report...

2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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