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

Researchers recently revealed that beta carotene may help reduce the risk for the most common form of diabetes, while the Vitamin E variant gamma tocopherol could elevate the risk for the disease.

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,

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

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.

2012-10-16 04:00:54

Juicing for Weight Loss ™ releases proactive method to help prevent colds this season.

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

New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke.

2012-09-11 12:38:05

Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD).


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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