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2013-06-04 23:23:43

Scott Ryan Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness unveils the healthiest fruit to eat this summer. Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Scott Ryan Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness unveils the healthiest fruit to eat this summer. 1.    The first super food is one that is often times over looked. Apricots are rich in beta-carotene. Beta-carotenes help to prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. The body also turns beta-carotene into vitamin A, which is an...

2013-05-16 23:27:21

Scott R. Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness unveils the healthiest fruit to eat this summer Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 While growing up children are often told to eat their vegetables or they won´t grow up to be big and healthy. This becomes more and more true everyday as American society slides deeper and deeper into a fast food nation. The problem with being a fast food nation, besides from the obvious epidemic of obesity, is that those who gorge themselves on fast food...

2013-03-02 23:01:13

Scott Tischler Conscience unveils the four healthiest fruits on the planet just in time for their season. Monroe, WI (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 While growing up children are often told to eat their vegetables or they won´t grow up to be big and healthy. This becomes more and more true everyday as American society slides deeper and deeper into a fast food nation. The problem with being a fast food nation, besides from the obvious epidemic of obesity, is that those who gorge themselves on...

Beta Carotene Benefits May Include Protection Against Type 2 Diabetes
2013-01-23 08:54:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Mayo Clinic, beta carotene is a member of the carotenoid family of chemical compounds, which are fat-soluble compounds that are highly pigmented and found in a variety of fruits, grains, oils and vegetables (especially carrots). The body converts beta carotene to vitamin A (retinol), and vitamin A helps provide eye health and a strong immune system as well as healthy skin and mucus membranes. In order to better...

2012-10-18 07:26:16

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and America is awash in pink. A staggering $6 billion is spent every year on breast cancer research with no medical cure in sight. Is it possible we are looking in the wrong place? Bits of Health(TM) Inc. thinks so. Research has consistently shown that eating green, alkaline foods prevents breast cancer 82% of the time. The only problem is most people don't like greens or don't have time to make them. Newly...

Stroke Risk Lowered By Eating Tomatoes
2012-10-09 04:45:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke. Tomatoes are high in the antioxidant lycopene. The results, published in Neurology, found that people with the highest volume of lycopene in their blood were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke than those with the lowest amounts of lycopene. At the beginning of the study the lycopene blood level was...

2012-09-11 12:38:05

Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline“¦ about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel and the Neurologist Professor Christine von Arnim, have discovered that the serum-concentration of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene are significantly lower in...

2012-07-26 02:29:46

BEER-SHEVA, Israel, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LycoRed [http://www.lycored.com/web/content ] announces the acquisition of Vitan Ltd. based in the Dnepropetrovsk area of Ukraine. Vitan, founded in 2002, uses a unique, ecologically pure technology based on the use of an industrial microorganism, the blakeslea trispora fungus, which is a producer of natural carotenoids. Vitan's expertise is in fermentation of blakeslea trispora to produce beta carotene biomass and other types of...

2012-07-21 23:03:10

Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe. However, recent medical research as well as information posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, suggest new health benefits are attributed to several of the enzymes found in this refreshing and sweet summer treat. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades,...

2012-05-31 01:16:16

Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Researchers at the University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University studied 713 women aged 70 to 79 years who took part in the Women's Health and Aging Studies. This study was designed to evaluate the causes and course of physical disability in older women living in the community. "A...


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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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