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SupplySide Session Focuses on Eye Health

Article-SupplySide Session Focuses on Eye Health

<p>OmniActive Health Technologies will promote its OmniActive Insights&trade; program for the second year at SupplySide West 2014 in Las Vegas; the company is also supporting research by one of the speakers at SupplySide West, James Stringham.</p>

MORRISTOWN, N.J.—OmniActive Health Technologies will kick off OmniActive Insights™ for the second year at SupplySide West 2014 in Las Vegas showcasing its eye health ingredients, including Lutemax® 2020 Lutein with Enhanced Levels of Zeaxanthin Isomers, Lutemax® Free Lutein and Lutein Esters, OmniXan® RR-Zeaxanthin, as well as its Capsimax® Capsicum Extract and CurcuWIN™ Curcumin with Enhanced Absorption ingredients.

OmniActive is supporting research by James M. Stringham, Ph.D., research professor, University of Georgia, who will be speaking at SupplySide West in a session entitled “The Three Macular Carotenoids: Complementary Functions of Lutein, RR-Zeaxanthin and RS (meso)-zeaxanthin." The discussion will focus on the functional specificity of the three macular carotenoidslutein, RR-zeaxanthin and RS-zeaxanthin—to support visual performance, as well as the latest results of clinical research to support the role of macular carotenoids in eye and cognitive health. Stringham will also discuss the healthful effects of lutein, RR-zeaxanthin and RS-zeaxanthin across the lifespan to optimize development, health and visual/cognitive performance.

“Science continues to build around the important role that macular carotenoids—specifically lutein and zeaxanthin isomers—have on maintaining eye health," said Lynda Doyle, vice president of global marketing, OmniActive. “Being at the forefront of macular carotenoids research, Dr. Stringham will bring unique, first-hand perspective into the benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin isomers over a lifetime."

To learn more about Stringham’s take on ingredients for eye health, read the INSIDER article “The Three Macular Carotenoids."

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