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Vitamin D Deficiency More Likely To Occur In Obese Individuals
2013-02-06 14:18:39

Vitamin D is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, helping to build strong bones and stave off rickets. A new study has shown that there may be a deficiency of this vitamin in people who are obese.

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).

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,

2012-12-07 16:34:37

Women with higher circulating carotenoid levels are at a reduced risk of breast cancer.

Cancer Slowed By Vitamin D
2012-11-26 22:12:54

Researchers have discovered vitamin D helps to slow the progression of cells of cancer from premalignant to malignant states.


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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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