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Potential Dark Side To Diets High In Beta-Carotene
2012-05-01 12:08:08

New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .

2012-04-05 09:37:52

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.

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.

2012-02-03 19:00:39

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.

2011-10-25 07:00:00

In a recent review of vitamin A, beta-carotene and cod liver oil supplements, Swanson Health Products’ Swanson Premium Beta-Carotene was given an “Approved” rating by ConsumerLab.com.

2011-06-15 00:00:28

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.

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.

2011-03-25 00:00:30

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.

2010-12-06 00:00:36

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.


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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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