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2009-06-29 09:43:00

TORRANCE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies have determined certain nutrients have positive effects on eye health.

2009-06-11 07:44:48

Many breast cancer patients undergoing treatment continue to take antioxidants, even though the consequences of taking the supplements remain unknown, a new study found.

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2009-05-13 15:04:15

The beta-carotene in so-called "Golden Rice" converts to vitamin A in humans, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Tufts University in an article that appears in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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2009-04-28 11:40:00

A genetic breakthrough has allowed the engineering of multiple vitamins into a single plant for the first time, in hopes of granting a nutritive boost in the diet of developing countries.

2009-03-10 23:20:53

A diet high in vegetables can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, researchers in China suggest.

2009-02-20 22:10:00

Vitamin supplements can prevent hearing loss in laboratory animals, University of Florida researchers said. The supplements used in the research are composed of antioxidants -- beta carotene and vitamins C and E -- and the mineral magnesium, senior author Colleen Le Prell of the University of Florida

2009-02-18 15:10:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study conducted by Francine Grodstein, Sc.D., of Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, men who take Beta-Carotene supplements for 15 years or longer may have less cognitive decline.

2009-01-19 07:00:00

American Classic(R) All Natural Purple, Green and Orange Cauliflower by Salyer American Brings The Farmers Market To Your Kitchen Table MONTEREY, Calif., Jan.

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2008-12-30 16:19:52

Women who took beta carotene or vitamin C or E or a combination of the supplements had a similar risk of cancer as women who did not take the supplements.

2008-07-25 15:00:29

Advances in chemistry can be used to add otherwise insoluble compounds like the dietary supplement co-enzyme Q10 into water, a U.S. researcher said.


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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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