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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.
New research finds older adults consume more phytonutrients than youths

New research finds older adults consume more phytonutrients than youths

Supplements are less well regulated than drugs and may have side effects, drug interactions and toxicities

Supplements are less well regulated than drugs and may have side effects, drug interactions and toxicities

AHA to honor BIDMC investigator for groundbreaking Vascular Biology research

AHA to honor BIDMC investigator for groundbreaking Vascular Biology research

Food for healthy teeth and gums

Food for healthy teeth and gums

Murad launches new powerhouse anti-aging treatment product

Murad launches new powerhouse anti-aging treatment product

Smoking, exercise influence Vitamin E's effect on pneumonia risk

Smoking, exercise influence Vitamin E's effect on pneumonia risk

Genetic proof for anti-cancer properties of antioxidants and autophagy inhibitors

Genetic proof for anti-cancer properties of antioxidants and autophagy inhibitors

Two studies explore relationship between nutrition and asthma

Two studies explore relationship between nutrition and asthma

Study: Vitamin E supplementation may extend life-span of restricted groups of men

Study: Vitamin E supplementation may extend life-span of restricted groups of men

Carrots and plums for better looks!

Carrots and plums for better looks!

Beta-carotene from food sources is insufficient in substantial part of population

Beta-carotene from food sources is insufficient in substantial part of population

Alpha carotene increase life span: Study

Alpha carotene increase life span: Study

Experts call for global agriculture reform to ensure food security as two rice conferences open

Experts call for global agriculture reform to ensure food security as two rice conferences open

Beta carotene improves vision in people with Incurable Retinal Disease Retinitis pigmentosa: Report

Beta carotene improves vision in people with Incurable Retinal Disease Retinitis pigmentosa: Report

Research suggests carotenoids can support women's health

Research suggests carotenoids can support women's health

Fish oil induces severe colitis and colon cancer in mice

Fish oil induces severe colitis and colon cancer in mice

Natural variation shows promise for increasing provitamin A in cassava roots

Natural variation shows promise for increasing provitamin A in cassava roots

Vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements unsafe for HIV-positive women

Vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements unsafe for HIV-positive women

Vitamin A may boost HIV excretion in breast milk: Study

Vitamin A may boost HIV excretion in breast milk: Study

Education and caution needed before taking nutritional supplements to reduce cancer risks

Education and caution needed before taking nutritional supplements to reduce cancer risks