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2012-02-09 10:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EyePromise launched a new website for AMD Awareness Month to enhance education of the role of nutrition in managing AMD risk. Directed toward consumers and EyeCare Professionals, AMDAwarenessMonth.com allows visitors to learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration, receive a free AMD Awareness Kit that includes a patient education guide, the latest scientific research, product samples, and the chance to win a variety of prizes including...

Compound In Cooked Tomatoes Slows Cancer Growth
2012-02-01 06:30:04

New research reveals the effect of lycopene on the pathway that allows cancer to spread and grow throughout the body. Lycopene is the nutrient that gives red fruits their color, but it is in highest concentrations in tomatoes. The nutrient becomes more available to the body after being cooked with oil. Lycopene intercepts cancer´s ability to make the connections it needs to attach to a healthy blood supply, reports the Telegraph. Currently the results were only observed in a...

2012-01-19 16:03:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision's entire family of EyePromise® supplements, including the new EyePromise vizual EDGE product, which is designed to help athletes both see better and react faster, are now certified under the NSF International's Certified for Sport® program. This is the first group of vision supplements to earn certification for sport. EyePromise vizual EDGE is specifically formulated for superior visual performance required in athletics. One daily...

Grapes May Help Prevent Age-related Blindness
2012-01-13 04:03:38

Study shows grapes provided more antioxidant protection for eyes than lutein Can eating grapes slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a debilitating condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide? Results from a new study published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine suggest this might be the case. The antioxidant actions of grapes are believed to be responsible for these protective effects. The study compared the impact of an...

2011-11-21 04:00:00

LONDON, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Theranostics' liquidators have set a deadline of 9 December for offers for the company's business, which includes the intellectual property of its principal product, Ateronon. Launched as a dietary supplement in June 2009, Ateronon has been widely available through well-known high street and internet retail brands. The tomato pill contains an active ingredient from the Mediterranean diet - lycopene - that, it is claimed,...

2011-11-10 07:25:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the November 2011 Journal of Optometry confirms improved vision in elderly patients through nutritional supplementation. The Zeaxanthin (zee-uh-zan-thin) and Visual Function Study (ZVF), conducted by eye nutrition pioneer Stuart Richer, PhD, OD at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Chicago, shows scientific evidence that dietary Zeaxanthin improved vision in night driving and fine detail, among others. The ZVF...

2011-10-31 14:23:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Azantis launches today AstaKrill(TM), a new and high potency krill oil blend. Azantis, a leading krill oil manufacturer, markets AstaKrill to resellers. The supplement contains a high dose astaxanthin, the powerful antioxidant that gives krill its distinct red color. The astaxanthin dosage in AstaKrill is up to 100 times higher than in other krill oils currently on the market. The health benefits of astaxanthin are supported by an impressive...

2011-10-28 07:10:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC, makers of EyePromise® eye vitamins, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. In 2001, Dennis Gierhart, PhD, co-founded the company with a singular mission: to fight vision loss and preserve healthy vision through superior science-based nutraceuticals and macular pigment measurement technology. ZeaVision's EyePromise brand of nutraceuticals contains all-natural ingredients, including the highest quality and level...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

In a recent review of vitamin A, beta-carotene and cod liver oil supplements, Swanson Health Productsâ Swanson Premium Beta-Carotene was given an âœApprovedâ rating by ConsumerLab.com. Fargo, ND (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 In a recent health product review conducted by ConsumerLab.com, vitamin A supplements, including beta-carotene and cod liver oil, were reviewed for potency and potential lead contamination. Included in the voluntary product...

2011-10-24 07:10:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Louis-based ZeaVision, LLC announced that three recent groundbreaking studies demonstrate that Zeaxanthin (zee-uh-zan-thin), the predominate protective pigment in the back of the eye, reduces the risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and benefits the treatment of advanced AMD, a condition that destroys central vision and affects millions of Americans. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in people over age 55, according to the...


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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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