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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.
Helicobacter pylori increases risk of lower stomach cancer, decreases risk of upper

Helicobacter pylori increases risk of lower stomach cancer, decreases risk of upper

Study examines relationship between salad consumption and nutrient levels in the bloodstream

Study examines relationship between salad consumption and nutrient levels in the bloodstream

Chronic cigarette smoking is associated with diminished folate status

Chronic cigarette smoking is associated with diminished folate status

Little evidence multivitamins prevent chronic diseases

Little evidence multivitamins prevent chronic diseases

NIH panel says little benefit to be gained by taking multivitamin supplements

NIH panel says little benefit to be gained by taking multivitamin supplements

Panel calls for expanded oversight of vitamin and mineral supplements

Panel calls for expanded oversight of vitamin and mineral supplements

Cholesterol-lowering drug might not promote healthy hearts

Cholesterol-lowering drug might not promote healthy hearts

Beta carotene slows the decline in lung power associated with ageing

Beta carotene slows the decline in lung power associated with ageing

Extra fruit and veggies will cut down the risk of strokes

Extra fruit and veggies will cut down the risk of strokes

Diet rich in antioxidants protects against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Diet rich in antioxidants protects against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dual association of beta-carotene with risk of tobacco-related cancers

Dual association of beta-carotene with risk of tobacco-related cancers

Folates best at preventing Alzheimer's disease

Folates best at preventing Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Bling Bling bacteria more dangerous!

Bling Bling bacteria more dangerous!

Vitamin E as part of diet may prevent Parkinson's

Vitamin E as part of diet may prevent Parkinson's

Selenium, vitamin E and the tomato nutrient lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer

Selenium, vitamin E and the tomato nutrient lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer

Study indicates that vitamin E does not prevent cancer

Study indicates that vitamin E does not prevent cancer

Low-dose antioxidant supplementation may reduce the risk of cancer among men, but not in women

Low-dose antioxidant supplementation may reduce the risk of cancer among men, but not in women

Too much vitamin supplementation could be harmful

Too much vitamin supplementation could be harmful

DASH diet may have health benefits that go beyond lowering people's risk of heart disease

DASH diet may have health benefits that go beyond lowering people's risk of heart disease