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eat more veggies
2014-08-11 08:28:26

Significant shortfall found in people's diets throughout the world ADA, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in people's diets around the world. Commissioned by the Nutrilite Health Institute of Amway, the research finds the majority of adults worldwide would have to at least...

Fresh Avocado Enhances Absorption Of Essential Nutrients
2014-07-11 03:38:18

Hass Avocado Board Study explores improvements in the absorption of vitamin A when avocados are eaten with tomatoes or carrots Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin A is involved in reproductive health and...

2014-07-10 08:29:08

Study Explores Improvements in the Absorption of Vitamin A When Avocados are Eaten With Tomatoes or Carrots IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research(i) published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin A is involved in...

2014-06-19 16:26:13

Research Supports Nutrition's Impact on Skin Health and Beauty ORLANDO, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasing body of scientific evidence makes it clear: what we eat may have an impact on the health and beauty of our skin. But what if there was a fruit--available year-round with plentiful volume just in time for skin-centric summertime--that delivered a cocktail of skin-supporting nutrients and compounds? We'd all Mangover our eating habits, adding fresh mango at every turn!...

2014-05-09 23:08:07

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Carrot, Carrot Juice And Carrot Oil,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers benefits of carrots on health and skin. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Carrot, Carrot Juice And Carrot Oil,” a new report created by Jhearts on the site Vkool.com shows benefits of carrots on health and skin, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover why they should...

2014-05-06 12:31:10

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Carotenoids Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/plastics/polymers/carotenoids.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carotenoids in both US$ Million and Tons by the following Product Segments: Beta-Carotene, Lutein, Astaxanthin, Canthaxanthin, Annatto, Capsanthin, and Other Carotenoids. The major End-Use Segments also analyzed in the report include Animal...

2014-03-25 04:20:37

HUNTINGTON, N.Y., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, today announced its launch of a gentle new macular health formula: AREDS2 Silver®. Based on the National Eye Institute's Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2), AREDS2 Silver supplies antioxidants for macular health without the high levels of zinc that may cause issues in those with zinc sensitivities and allergies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/NY87258 The first AREDS...

2014-03-07 08:21:34

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gfsh8/carotenoids ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Carotenoids Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carotenoids in both US$ Million and Tons by the following Product Segments: Beta-Carotene, Lutein, Astaxanthin, Canthaxanthin, Annatto,...

2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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