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Researchers recently revealed that beta carotene may help reduce the risk for the most common form of diabetes, while the Vitamin E variant gamma tocopherol could elevate the risk for the disease.
New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke.
Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe.
Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy.
Beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid – taken up to three times their recommended daily allowance, these supplements are probably harmless.
New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .
An expert panel at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting urged the food industry to find simple yet powerful language to tell consumers about the many benefits of a diet rich in phytonutrients.
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...
- a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec