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Women with higher circulating carotenoid levels are at a reduced risk of breast cancer.
Researchers have discovered vitamin D helps to slow the progression of cells of cancer from premalignant to malignant states.
New research from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found that low levels of Vitamin D in the blood can contribute to a higher risk for the development of Type 1 diabetes.
An international team of researchers has shed new light on the natural feeding behaviour of domestic dogs and demonstrated that they will naturally seek a daily dietary intake that is high in fat.
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...