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Introducing Macu-LZ™ Lutein & Zeaxanthin Isomers for Comprehensive Nutraceutical Solutions

Posted May 21, 2024

At Kemin, we're compelled by curiosity to explore the frontiers of health and wellness, driven by a passion to uncover solutions that truly make a difference. It's this relentless pursuit of knowledge and innovation that has led us to develop Macu-LZ™, a carotenoid formulation designed to target the intricate connections between eye, brain, and skin health.

Proven Bioavailability and Formulation Versatility

At the core of Macu-LZ lies its commitment to efficacy and ease of use. Leveraging DSM’s Actilease® microencapsulation technology, Macu-LZ ensures proven bioavailability, stability, and minimal extrusion losses allowing formulating with it seamless.1 Available in oil suspensions and beadlets, allowing it to integrate into various supplement forms, including capsules, tablets, gummies, chews, and beverages.

Tailored Dosage for Optimal Efficacy

With recommended doses ranging from 12 to 24 mg, Macu-LZ offers flexibility to cater to diverse health needs. Whether aiming for 10 mg lutein and 2 mg zeaxanthin isomers or 20 mg lutein and 4 mg zeaxanthin isomers, Macu-LZ ensures consistent and reliable delivery of benefits.

State-of-the-Art Beadlet Stability

Macu-LZ sets a new standard in stability and performance with its state-of-the-art beadlet technology. Through DSM’s Actilease® innovation, Macu-LZ minimizes losses during tablet manufacturing, reducing the need for overages. Moreover, our dedicated Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) team provides comprehensive support to ensure product formulations align with label claims.

Science-Backed Benefits2-10

The benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin isomers extend beyond eye health. Macu-LZ's triple formula addresses not only vision quality but also cognitive function, stress response, and sleep quality. By elevating levels of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), Macu-LZ promotes neuroplasticity and cognitive well-being. Additionally, its skin-enhancing properties offer protection and radiance, contributing to a vibrant complexion.

Supporting Farming Communities

Behind every Macu-LZ product lies a commitment to sustainability and community empowerment. Sourced from marigold flowers cultivated by farmers in India, Macu-LZ supports local economies and fosters a better quality of life for farming communities. Through our partnership, we ensure fair practices and contribute to educational opportunities, creating a ripple effect of positive change.

Features that Prioritize Well-being

Macu-LZ stands as a beacon of safety, quality, and transparency. With designations such as Self-Affirmed Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS), Plant-Based, Non-GMO, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free, Macu-LZ aligns with diverse dietary preferences and ethical considerations.

Seed to Product Excellence

Through meticulous control from seed to product, Macu-LZ guarantees transparency and traceability, ensuring peace of mind for both manufacturers and consumers alike. With certifications for Kosher and Halal standards, Macu-LZ upholds inclusivity and integrity every step of the way.

At its core, Macu-LZ is not only a supplement – it's a reflection of Kemin's steadfast dedication to discovering the full power of nature, motivated by curiosity and guided by a passion for wellness. Join us on this journey towards a healthier, happier future.

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