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Specially Designed Fruit Smoothie May Lead To A Healthy Glow
2014-01-06 14:24:46

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. Their efforts are part of a study to assess what effect a carotenoid rich fresh fruit drink could have on our skin and perceived attractiveness. The research, by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is comparing two...

Trio Of Studies Claim Daily Vitamins Offer No Real Benefits To Health
2013-12-17 15:05:25

[ Watch the Video: Multivitamin Myths Debunked? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three newly published studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine have found no real value in taking daily vitamin supplements. In an accompanying editorial published alongside the studies, a team of UK and US scientists blasted the use of the supplements, saying “enough is enough.” "The message is simple: Most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death, their use is...

2013-10-03 23:18:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Vitamins Industry. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vitamins in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K. Specific End-Use Segments also analyzed are Animal Feed Additives, Cosmetics, Food, and Pharmaceuticals. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the...

Vitamin C Associated With Increased Risk Of Kidney Stones In Men
2013-02-05 08:07:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several studies have come to light of the beneficial role vitamin C may play in human health. Some recent studies have shown the essential nutrient helps reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients and also helps guard against dementia. But another recent study, published in this week´s JAMA Internal Medicine, has found vitamin C is not all good news, especially in men. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet...

2013-01-29 10:16:37

New research suggests that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study, published by Wiley in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, found that diets high in lycopene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and vitamin C did not reduce ALS risk. Carotenoids give fruits and vegetables their bright orange, red,...

2012-12-29 05:03:05

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a study that has found that eating carrots is even healthier than previously believed. New York, NY;Washington, DC;Los Angeles- Long Beach, CA;Chicago, IL;Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 -- Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher...

2012-02-20 16:10:00

Although men and women are both created equal in the eyes of society and United States Laws, they are highly different when it comes to each sexes' nutritional needs. Recently an article at BeWellBuzz.com examined the many differences between the nutritional needs for both men and women and even which foods are better for both sexes. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Although men and women are both created equal in the eyes of society and United States Laws, they are highly different...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....


Latest Beta-Carotene Reference Libraries

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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