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2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...

2014-02-18 08:27:28

Free AMD Guide Helps Patients Understand Risks, Proactive Measures for Eye Health ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. Due to the aging Baby Boomer population, AMD, or Age-related Macular Degeneration, is expected to double by the year 2020, and patient education is critical in fighting vision loss and preserving healthy vision. EyePromise® eye vitamins is offering a complimentary patient education guide, "Getting Clear on...

2014-02-03 23:01:27

A brand new article on the site Vkool.com shows 27 health benefits that people can take from carrots. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The site Vkool.com published an entire article, showing 27 benefits that people can take from carrots. In this article, people will discover a lot of advantages that they can get from carrot s. Author Lien Nguyen states that people can drink carrot juice or eat raw carrots to prevent many diseases. Firstly, the author reveals that carrots are very...

2014-01-16 23:03:30

Mariner Biomedical introduces the newest addition to their line of outdoor skin protection products. Deter Exposure Defense provides effective protection against wind, cold, heat, sun, and low humidity. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced they will unveil their latest product, Deter Exposure Defense, at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City. The company’s new multifunctional product provides an effective defense against the...

2014-01-08 23:22:01

Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd., Algatechnologies Ltd., and Cyanotech Corporation announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association” (NAXA), a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co...

Specially Designed Fruit Smoothie May Lead To A Healthy Glow
2014-01-06 14:24:46

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. Their efforts are part of a study to assess what effect a carotenoid rich fresh fruit drink could have on our skin and perceived attractiveness. The research, by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is comparing two...

2014-01-02 08:23:26

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas) has announced the addition of the "Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on lutein markets...

Tomatoes In The Diet May Help Lower Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
2013-12-19 08:34:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Post-menopausal women may find protection from breast cancer in a tomato-rich diet, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). As their body mass index (BMI) climbs, the risk for breast cancer risk also rises in postmenopausal women. Eating a diet high in tomatoes, the researchers say, has a positive effect on the level of hormones that play a role in regulating fat and sugar...

Trio Of Studies Claim Daily Vitamins Offer No Real Benefits To Health
2013-12-17 15:05:25

[ Watch the Video: Multivitamin Myths Debunked? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three newly published studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine have found no real value in taking daily vitamin supplements. In an accompanying editorial published alongside the studies, a team of UK and US scientists blasted the use of the supplements, saying “enough is enough.” "The message is simple: Most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death, their use is...


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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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