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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...

2010-05-20 07:44:00

GENEVA, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Eustis, FL USA) announced the introduction of a new eye health formulation that combines the leading eye health ingredients in a single, easy-to-use product. Called Eye Pro MD, the new formulation contains carotenoids astaxanthin, lutein, and zeaxanthin and features a proprietary Omega-3/phospholipid delivery system as well as Vitamin D3. The formulation has been developed based on the results from the CARMIS clinical trial (Carotenoids...

2010-05-04 10:07:00

ST. LOUIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC introduced Eye-Q(TM), an intelligent AMD Risk Management program for EyeCare Professionals and patients to manage a key risk factor for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). AMD is a debilitating disease that affects the macula in the center of the eye, which is responsible for central vision. Affecting approximately 15 million people, AMD is irreversible and the leading cause of blindness in people over age 55. The Eye-Q(TM) program...

2010-05-04 06:36:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the eye health astaxanthin market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Valensa International with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement. Valensa has expanded the market for astaxanthin by positioning its Zanthin® Natural Astaxanthin product as an eye health ingredient and not just an anti-oxidant for general well-being. It holds the Tso Patent, which allows...

2010-05-04 06:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Eustis, Fla.) is the recipient of a 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement for its work in developing the global eye health market. Based on its analysis of the eye health market, Frost & Sullivan said that Valensa had expanded the market for astaxanthin as an eye health ingredient. The Award cited the holding of the Tso Patent and Valensa's approach to developing formulations using...

2010-04-26 09:05:23

Study supported by Nutrilite Health Institute presented at Experimental Biology Meeting Topping that bowl of cereal with raspberries instead of strawberries, or saut©ing kale instead of spinach for dinner can boost phytonutrient intake, which may help decrease risk for certain chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. A study, supported by the Nutrilite Health Institute and presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting, April 25, in Anaheim, California,...

2010-04-26 06:01:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Topping that bowl of cereal with raspberries instead of strawberries, or sauteing kale instead of spinach for dinner can boost phytonutrient intake, which may help decrease risk for certain chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. A study, supported by the Nutrilite Health Institute and presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting, April 25, in Anaheim, California, found that despite the availability of a wide...


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