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2012-12-08 05:04:00

Nutrex Hawaii, producer of microalgae-based Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica® and BioAstin® Hawaiian Astaxanthin supernutrients has launched a new promotion open to Hawaiian enthusiasts nationwide. The first 200 orders of $100 or more at http://www.nutrex-hawaii.com to use the special promo code KONACOFFEE will receive a four-ounce bag of world-renown Kona coffee along with their order. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Nutrex Hawaii, producer of microalgae-based Hawaiian...

2012-11-14 08:32:26

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA's vision of excellence is crystal clear. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, announced today that its advanced eye health supplement, Visionex®, has been evaluated and approved by ConsumerLab.com, LLC, a leading provider of independent product test results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/LA53885LOGO) In a recent study on eye health supplements, ConsumerLab.com determined that...

One Of America's Most Popular Vegetables Improved
2012-10-25 09:49:14

Potatoes with higher levels of beneficial carotenoids are the result of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies to improve one of America's most popular vegetables. Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) bred yellow potatoes with carotenoid levels that are two to three times higher than those of the popular Yukon Gold yellow-fleshed potato variety. ARS plant geneticist Kathy Haynes and nutritionist Beverly Clevidence did the research at the agency's Henry A....

2012-10-16 04:00:54

Juicing for Weight Loss releases proactive method to help prevent colds this season. By empowering the immune system with certain fresh juices in anticipation of and during the cold season, this gives the body a fighting chance of surviving this cold / flu season in vibrant health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 The cold season has once again arrived, and more people than ever are looking for a proactive way to survive in full health. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “an...

Stroke Risk Lowered By Eating Tomatoes
2012-10-09 04:45:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke. Tomatoes are high in the antioxidant lycopene. The results, published in Neurology, found that people with the highest volume of lycopene in their blood were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke than those with the lowest amounts of lycopene. At the beginning of the study the lycopene blood level was...

2012-09-25 10:22:59

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision announced today that its EyePromise(®) line of eye vitamins has achieved a significant milestone; more than 30 million doctor recommended doses have been consumed to support eye health across the USA. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/PH80885 ) EyePromise eye vitamins are science-based and a leading doctor recommended brand among EyeCare Professionals. EyePromise is manufactured to the exacting standards of the FDA...

2012-09-11 12:38:05

Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline“¦ about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel and the Neurologist Professor Christine von Arnim, have discovered that the serum-concentration of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene are significantly lower in...

2012-07-26 02:29:46

BEER-SHEVA, Israel, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LycoRed [http://www.lycored.com/web/content ] announces the acquisition of Vitan Ltd. based in the Dnepropetrovsk area of Ukraine. Vitan, founded in 2002, uses a unique, ecologically pure technology based on the use of an industrial microorganism, the blakeslea trispora fungus, which is a producer of natural carotenoids. Vitan's expertise is in fermentation of blakeslea trispora to produce beta carotene biomass and other types of...

2012-07-21 23:03:10

Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe. However, recent medical research as well as information posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, suggest new health benefits are attributed to several of the enzymes found in this refreshing and sweet summer treat. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades,...

2012-06-21 02:26:36

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision, LLC introduced EyePromise® Zeaxanthin + Lutein Macular Pigment Formula to its portfolio of science-based, doctor recommended EyePromise eye vitamins. EyePromise Zeaxanthin + Lutein Macular Pigment Formula features all-natural ingredients including 10 mg of dietary Zeaxanthin (the highest amount available in any eye vitamin brand) and 10 mg of Lutein. More than 25 million doses of EyePromise have been safely consumed, and the new...


Latest Carotenoids Reference Libraries

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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