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2011-03-14 21:01:45

Regular consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids found in fish is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing age-related macular degeneration in women, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the June issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "An estimated nine million U.S. adults aged 40 years and older show signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)," the authors write as background information in the article. "An...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ScienceBased Health®, a leading provider of premium nutraceuticals for eye health, today announced the launch of two new nutritional formulations to support those diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). MacularProtect Complete® Drink Mix is a tasty, mango lemonade flavored drink mix providing the ingredients from the company's best-selling MacularProtect Complete capsule formulation. Two scoops mixed...

2010-11-05 00:00:39

FloraGLO® Lutein is the leading and most researched lutein ingredient brand sold worldwide. Des Moines, IA (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Kemin Health, L.C. makers of FloraGLO®, the lutein brand most clinically researched and trusted, and recommended by more doctors*, announces today a partnership with blind National and World Para-triathlete Champion Aaron Scheidies, who will serve as a FloraGLO spokesperson to spread the word, through a variety of initiatives, about the importance of...

2010-10-05 15:12:05

Newly released report finds younger women have greater 'carotenoid gap' in the diet than older women Only about a third of American women are meeting their fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, which means they are likely missing out on potentially important breast and ovarian health benefits (1). Along with vitamins, minerals and fiber, fruits and vegetables contain a type of phytonutrient called carotenoids, which research suggests help support women's health including breast and...

2010-08-11 07:15:00

ERLANGER, Ky., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD) was excited to showcase two delicious creations at IFT 2010 made with their patented H.I.T.S. ingredients. One of the products available for show attendees was an Enhanced Water for Inside Beauty featuring Clear Lutein Technology. This beverage captured the essence of the "beauty from within" trend that the company has identified as significant in 2010. Through innovative proprietary emulsion technology, WILD provides...

2010-07-07 11:23:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision's EyePromise® nutraceutical products are unique science-based formulations designed to support eye health. EyePromise Restore and EyePromise Ten rapidly increase macular pigment density in the eye, minimizing many common vision challenges such as glare and night driving, bright light sensitivity, dark adaptation, and poor contrast sensitivity. Zeaxanthin is a natural macular pigment found in the eye that accumulates primarily...

2010-07-06 08:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey among eyecare providers, nearly 30 percent hear the following question at least once a week: Will eating carrots really improve my vision? We're not quite sure if it was Bugs Bunny or Peter Cottontail spreading these types of rumors, but VSP Vision Care has enlisted the help of Bill Nye the Science Guy to debunk common eye myths in the latest webisode of VSP EyeFiles(SM). Here's the truth: eating carrots won't improve...

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2010-07-02 09:03:18

While 20/20 vision is a symbol of visual acuity, between now and the year 2020, more and more people will experience some extent of vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists at the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research are finding that healthy eating can reduce not only health care costs, but also the decline of quality of life due to these diseases. The laboratory, directed by...

2010-06-15 09:32:00

ST. LOUIS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eye Institute, of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, announced the launch of an ancillary study to the ongoing Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2). AREDS2 is a nationwide study of 4,000 individuals at moderate to high risk for developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to determine whether oral supplementation of lutein/zeaxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids can further slow the progression of vision loss from AMD, the leading...


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