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Friday Pearls

The Macula Pigment Miracle

Friday, August 27, 2010

Evidence continues to mount that supports the role of dietary carotenoids, zeaxanthin, lutein and meso-zeaxanthin, in protecting against the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in people over 55 years of age in the Western world.

Still Ginned Up for Vitamin C

Friday, August 13, 2010

Discussions with one of my favorite ophthalmic researchers, Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, chief investigator of the Lutein, Antioxidant Supplement Trial (LAST), usually get me ginned up about a particular nutrient and its effect on the eye. 

Consumers Report On Dietary Supplement Risk: Grossly Overstated

Friday, August 06, 2010

This response is from Steve Mister, the president of the Washington, D.C. Council for Responsible Nutrition.

Dan Roberts on Glen Beck

Friday, July 30, 2010

Today's Pearl features an editorial written by Dan Roberts, the director of the largest on-line community of AMD patients. MDsupport.org is visited by more than 4 million people every year.

Nutrition Science Consilience

Friday, July 09, 2010

"Science is neither a philosophy nor a belief system. It is a combination of mental operations that has increasingly become the habit of educated peoples." E.O. Wilson

Retinitis Pigmentosa, Vitamin A & Lutein

Friday, July 02, 2010

A recently published study in the Archives of Ophthalmology suggests that supplemental vitamin A and supplemental lutein may slow the progression of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Chicago Tribune & Vision Care

Friday, June 25, 2010

Major kudos to The Chicago Tribune, as well as Alcon, En-Vision America, Lions Clubs International, Prevent Blindness America and the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology for partnering, along with Biosyntrx, on a MediaPlanet supplemental special report called Vision Care & Eye Health.  It will be delivered to Chicago Tribune newspaper readers today, as well as available on the Tribune web site.  

Vitamin B6 & Lung Cancer Risk

Friday, June 18, 2010

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that maintaining higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the amino acid, methionine, appear to reduce lung cancer risk in smokers and nonsmokers alike.

Reduce the Risk of Summer Colds

Friday, June 04, 2010

Summer has arrived and so will those dreadful summer colds that can often make many folks feel worse than winter colds and flu. Summer colds interfere with summer vacation fun. 

Dietary Supplement Enforcement Act

Friday, May 28, 2010

Biosyntrx is pleased to join the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and add its support of the Dietary Supplement Full Implementation and Enforcement Act of 2010. 

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