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2014-07-10 08:29:08

Study Explores Improvements in the Absorption of Vitamin A When Avocados are Eaten With Tomatoes or Carrots IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming a whole fresh avocado with

2014-06-28 09:41:35

New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension).

2014-06-26 23:01:25

On June 9, 2014, Harper’s Bazaar published an online primer on the proper use of Vitamin A derived retinoids. Dr.

Kids Getting Too Many Vitamins From Breakfast Cereal
2014-06-24 11:14:34

In reaction to widespread nutritional deficiency illnesses in the first part of the 20th century, cereal makers began adding essential vitamins and minerals to their products around 1940.

2014-06-24 10:08:51

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves the metabolic profile of pregnant women with gestational diabetes.

2014-06-19 16:26:13

Research Supports Nutrition's Impact on Skin Health and Beauty ORLANDO, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasing body of scientific evidence makes it clear: what we eat may have an

2014-06-06 23:10:06

Keeping kids hydrated and healthy will be a challenge this summer, with unusually hot temperatures predicted for most of the country.

Grapes Help Support Eye Health
2014-05-30 03:30:50

New research presented this week at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology conference in Orlando, Florida suggests that regular grape consumption may play a role in eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration.

2014-05-21 11:45:04

A large new Northwestern Medicine® study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils -- canola, soybean and corn – to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.

What Leads To Cancer Formation In Melanoma?
2014-05-09 03:19:54

Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies.


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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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