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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.
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.
Soy isoflavone supplements did not decrease breast cancer cell proliferation in a randomized clinical trial, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
In a recent review of vitamin A, beta-carotene and cod liver oil supplements, Swanson Health Productsâ€™ Swanson Premium Beta-Carotene was given an â€œApprovedâ€ rating by ConsumerLab.com.
There continues to be speculation as to whether current growth of the coenzyme Q10 market will be maintained. The North American market has grown by 60% since 2005 and is now at over 210 Metric Tons and there is belief that this category expansion will continue.
New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients.
Wellness Store introduces a new product section to their health supplement site. Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 The Wellness Store announces a new section to their website focused on health supplements that are reported to boost or control immune responses.
A study conducted by Chaoyang Li and colleagues, of Atlanta's CDC, points to an apparent connection between increased blood levels of alpha-carotene and reduced risk of death.
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...