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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.
Health warning from Britain about vitamin supplements

Health warning from Britain about vitamin supplements

Folic acid improves a man's chance of becoming a father

Folic acid improves a man's chance of becoming a father

Low levels of dietary folate linked to sperm abnormalities

Low levels of dietary folate linked to sperm abnormalities

Levels of folate in men's diets is linked to chromosomal abnormalities in their sperm

Levels of folate in men's diets is linked to chromosomal abnormalities in their sperm

Vitamin E may increase tuberculosis risk in male smokers with high vitamin C intake

Vitamin E may increase tuberculosis risk in male smokers with high vitamin C intake

Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E lower risk for cataracts

Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E lower risk for cataracts

Men who take beta carotene supplements for 15 years or longer may have less cognitive decline

Men who take beta carotene supplements for 15 years or longer may have less cognitive decline

Food, as opposed to specific nutrients, may be key to having a healthy diet

Food, as opposed to specific nutrients, may be key to having a healthy diet

Supplements do not reduce cancer risk

Supplements do not reduce cancer risk

New lung cancer guidelines say forget scans and chest X-rays

New lung cancer guidelines say forget scans and chest X-rays

Yellow plant pigments may lower risk for age-related eye disease

Yellow plant pigments may lower risk for age-related eye disease

Most comprehensive recommendations related to lung cancer

Most comprehensive recommendations related to lung cancer

Reported failure of vitamin E to prevent heart attacks may be due to underdosing

Reported failure of vitamin E to prevent heart attacks may be due to underdosing

Doubt raised again over value of antioxidant supplements

Doubt raised again over value of antioxidant supplements

Vitamin supplements no benefit to women's heart health

Vitamin supplements no benefit to women's heart health

Fiets that fit individuals' health profiles

Fiets that fit individuals' health profiles

Vitamin C to ward off colds - don't bother!

Vitamin C to ward off colds - don't bother!

Free fruit scheme in schools may not help that much

Free fruit scheme in schools may not help that much

Free fruit at school - a fruitless exercise!

Free fruit at school - a fruitless exercise!

Balanced diet keeps asthma away

Balanced diet keeps asthma away