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Beta-Carotene / ß-Carotene is an organic compound and classified as a terpenoid. It is a strongly-coloured red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits.
Antioxidant-rich foods can lower risk of infection in children with leukemia

Antioxidant-rich foods can lower risk of infection in children with leukemia

Study finds no clear path for Golden Rice to reach people at risk of vitamin A deficiency

Study finds no clear path for Golden Rice to reach people at risk of vitamin A deficiency

Healthful dietary patterns may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss

Healthful dietary patterns may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss

Dietary vitamin A may protect against common skin cancer

Dietary vitamin A may protect against common skin cancer

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Genetic variations may influence whether vitamin E decreases or increases cancer risk

Genetic variations may influence whether vitamin E decreases or increases cancer risk

Genetic interindividual variability influences nutritional requirements

Genetic interindividual variability influences nutritional requirements

Antioxidant-enriched vitamin may decrease exacerbations in cystic fibrosis patients

Antioxidant-enriched vitamin may decrease exacerbations in cystic fibrosis patients

Classifying heart failure patients based on redox status may help personalize treatment

Classifying heart failure patients based on redox status may help personalize treatment

Nutrient supplements do not provide extra benefits says new Australian survey

Nutrient supplements do not provide extra benefits says new Australian survey

Sweet potato-fortified bread may help fight vitamin A deficiency in Africa

Sweet potato-fortified bread may help fight vitamin A deficiency in Africa

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Researchers discover new regulatory role for protein that links diet and disease

Researchers discover new regulatory role for protein that links diet and disease

Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Diet rich in carotenoids and vitamin C may protect against lung cancer, study suggests

Diet rich in carotenoids and vitamin C may protect against lung cancer, study suggests

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Enzyme that cleaves beta carotene may control testosterone levels

Enzyme that cleaves beta carotene may control testosterone levels

Carotenoid pigment compound reduces invasiveness of tumors in mouse models of lung cancer

Carotenoid pigment compound reduces invasiveness of tumors in mouse models of lung cancer