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2013-03-02 23:01:13

Scott Tischler Conscience unveils the four healthiest fruits on the planet just in time for their season. Monroe, WI (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 While growing up children are often told to eat their vegetables or they won´t grow up to be big and healthy. This becomes more and more true everyday as American society slides deeper and deeper into a fast food nation. The problem with being a fast food nation, besides from the obvious epidemic of obesity, is that those who gorge themselves on...

2013-01-29 10:16:37

New research suggests that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study, published by Wiley in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, found that diets high in lycopene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and vitamin C did not reduce ALS risk. Carotenoids give fruits and vegetables their bright orange, red,...

Beta Carotene Benefits May Include Protection Against Type 2 Diabetes
2013-01-23 08:54:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Mayo Clinic, beta carotene is a member of the carotenoid family of chemical compounds, which are fat-soluble compounds that are highly pigmented and found in a variety of fruits, grains, oils and vegetables (especially carrots). The body converts beta carotene to vitamin A (retinol), and vitamin A helps provide eye health and a strong immune system as well as healthy skin and mucus membranes. In order to better...

2012-12-29 05:03:05

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a study that has found that eating carrots is even healthier than previously believed. New York, NY;Washington, DC;Los Angeles- Long Beach, CA;Chicago, IL;Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 -- Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher...

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...

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...


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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