Tomato contains lycopene

Pro for prostate health

By Nicholas Robinson

LycoRed is entering the men’s health category with its science-based formulation Lyc-O-Pro, which targets prostate health. Lyc-O-Pro combines curcumin, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, and a proprietary tomato extract.

Food manufacturers join forces for algae body

New body promotes algae

By Nicholas Robinson

Three manufacturers of the antioxidant algae astaxanthin have formed an educational and promotional trade organisation to promote its claimed benefits.

No proven link to conception

Oral antioxidants don't aid conception

By Gary Scattergood

There is no ‘high-quality’ evidence that antioxidant supplements help to increase a woman’s chances of having a baby, according to the results of a new systematic review.

Sunflowers are an alternative source of tocopherols

Natural demand

By Michelle Knott

Demand for natural antioxidants to extend shelf-life is increasing, and so is their price, reports Michelle Knott

Let the next claims battle commence

Let the next claims battle commence

By Rick Pendrous

News last month that DSM Nutritional Products (DSM) and Kemin planned to contest the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) rejection of their submitted claims for lutein and eye health, is but the latest twist in the tortuous saga of the...

Seeds of change

Seeds of change

By Michelle Knott

Here are two things that we all know about the plant compounds that crop up in everything from fruit and veg to tea, chocolate and red wine: First, there's a growing mountain of evidence that phytochemicals mainly flavonoids and polyphenols deliver...

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