Latest Vitamin A Stories
Older women with insufficient levels of Vitamin D gained more weight than those with sufficient levels of the vitamin.
Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds.
In 2008, 39 million people in the U.S. were 65 or older. How much longer will they live? A new study could help them tack on a few more years!
Children are more likely to have more body fat during childhood if their mother has low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy.
A collaborative team of researchers, working on behalf of the European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF), has identified a safe upper level for vitamin A consumption for puppies.
Brown seems to be the color of choice when it comes to the types of fat cells in our bodies.
New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .
In a study that measured vitamin D levels in the umbilical cord blood of Houston-area infants, Hispanic infants were found to have lower levels of vitamin D.
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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