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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.
Healthy fruit-rich Mediterranean diet may help protect against macular degeneration

Healthy fruit-rich Mediterranean diet may help protect against macular degeneration

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Vitamin E may reduce risk of pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men

Vitamin E may reduce risk of pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men

UNAM researchers develop edible coating to extend life of fruits and vegetables

UNAM researchers develop edible coating to extend life of fruits and vegetables

Enhanced diet helps slow progression of hereditary deafness

Enhanced diet helps slow progression of hereditary deafness

Polyphenolic compounds in mango linked to anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory properties

Polyphenolic compounds in mango linked to anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory properties

Antioxidants can increase rate of melanoma metastasis in mice

Antioxidants can increase rate of melanoma metastasis in mice

Nanocapsule retains nutrients in juices and food supplements during pasteurization process

Nanocapsule retains nutrients in juices and food supplements during pasteurization process

Bacterial litmus test provides low-cost method to measure blood micronutrients

Bacterial litmus test provides low-cost method to measure blood micronutrients

Bio-fortification of sweet potatoes may help combat vitamin A deficiency in South Africa

Bio-fortification of sweet potatoes may help combat vitamin A deficiency in South Africa

Orange sweet potato reduces prevalence and duration of diarrhea in children

Orange sweet potato reduces prevalence and duration of diarrhea in children

Purdue University-led analysis finds that carotenoid levels in breast milk differ by country, dietary habits

Purdue University-led analysis finds that carotenoid levels in breast milk differ by country, dietary habits

Loyola ophthalmologist recommends specific foods and supplements for healthy vision

Loyola ophthalmologist recommends specific foods and supplements for healthy vision

Women’s risk factors for heart disease

Women’s risk factors for heart disease

VisiVite reports upcoming release of ProVision macular health formula

VisiVite reports upcoming release of ProVision macular health formula

Cigarette smoking increases risk of developing second smoking-associated cancer

Cigarette smoking increases risk of developing second smoking-associated cancer

Dietary compliance can be evaluated from blood sample

Dietary compliance can be evaluated from blood sample

Majority of adults need to double consumption of fruits and vegetables for crucial nutrition, health benefits

Majority of adults need to double consumption of fruits and vegetables for crucial nutrition, health benefits

Researchers examine why antioxidant actually do more harm than good

Researchers examine why antioxidant actually do more harm than good

Consuming fresh avocado with tomatoes or carrots enhances provitamin A absorption

Consuming fresh avocado with tomatoes or carrots enhances provitamin A absorption