Astaxanthin and Immune Response Clinical Trial Results Presentation at Supply Side West Trade Show in Las Vegas

Eustis, FL (Sept. 9, 2003)—U.S. Nutra, a leading manufacturer of high quality supercritical fluid extracts for the dietary supplement and functional food industries, is sponsoring a presentation on the results of a clinical trial conducted on its Zanthin® brand of astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a natural carotenoid antioxidant. The presentation will be held at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, during the Supply Side West International trade show, Thursday, October 2, 2003, between 8-8:50 a.m. within the VendorWorks Symposium (rooms 803-804).

The presentation titled, “Astaxanthin Stimulates Immune Response in Humans in a Double-blind Study” will describe the results of a double-blind, human clinical trial on the effects of astaxanthin on the immune system. Zanthin® brand of astaxanthin complex was shown to be a powerful stimulator of both the cellular and humoral immune systems.

Boon P. Chew, Ph.D., Professor and scientist at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, will conduct the presentation. Dr. Chew is internationally known for his pioneering work in the area of carotenoid nutrition. He has contributed extensively to the understanding of carotenoid nutrition in enhancing immune response and in improving health. Dr. Chew has published over eighty-five scientific papers and
forty-eight invited addresses.

For additional information on the presentation contact Larry Line (Vice President International) at (408)-446-3513 or by email at [email protected].

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