Antioxidants/carotenoids

Are anthocyanins a prebiotic? Brazilian researchers summarize what we know so far

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The study of prebiotics — a term used to describe the ‘food’ beneficial gut bacteria feed on — is still in its infancy. Researchers in Brazil synthesized existing studies of dark blue flavonoids called anthocyanins and found that more and more studies hint to their prebiotic effect.

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Astaxanthin may protect skin health from within: Human data

Disagreement about carotenoid research raises again the question of what ‘natural’ means

Disagreement about carotenoid research raises again the question of what ‘natural’ means

ORAC values might be passé, but antioxidant activity still demands research, experts say

ORAC values might be passé, but antioxidant activity still demands research, experts say

Jin+Ja projects revenues of $4.5m in 2017, unveils Super Greens

Jin+Ja projects revenues of $4.5m in 2017, unveils new Super Greens powder

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Experts dispute claim that innovation is lacking in sports nutrition

Sabinsa takes lead to establish Global Curcumin Association

Sabinsa takes lead to establish Global Curcumin Association

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Warnings about safety of supplements in eye health review called 'gratuitous' by experts

Supplement brand ZSS Skincare partners with GNC for distribution

ZSS Skincare gets distribution with GNC amid ‘growing traction of nutricosmetics market,’ says brand's president

Cochrane review that belittled carotenoids' role in slowing AMD didn't value AREDS II result highly enough, researchers say

Cochrane review that belittled carotenoids' role in slowing AMD didn't value AREDS II result highly enough, researchers say

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