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Latest Carotenoids Stories

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.

Compound In Cooked Tomatoes Slows Cancer Growth
2012-02-01 06:30:04

New research reveals the effect of lycopene - the nutrient that gives red fruits their color - on the pathway that allows cancer to spread and grow throughout the body.

Grapes May Help Prevent Age-related Blindness
2012-01-13 04:03:38

Can eating grapes slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a debilitating condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide?


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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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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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