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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.
Unhealthy teen diet increases asthma risk

Unhealthy teen diet increases asthma risk

Folic acid does not decrease the risk of benign colorectal tumors

Folic acid does not decrease the risk of benign colorectal tumors

Vitamin C, E and folate supplements don't protect against lung cancer

Vitamin C, E and folate supplements don't protect against lung cancer

Study breaks link between lycopene and prostate cancer prevention

Study breaks link between lycopene and prostate cancer prevention

Multivitamins linked to prostate cancer

Multivitamins linked to prostate cancer

Taking too many multivitamins may be linked to advanced prostate cancer

Taking too many multivitamins may be linked to advanced prostate cancer

Pistachios may decrease a person's cardiovascular disease risk

Pistachios may decrease a person's cardiovascular disease risk

No evidence that antioxidant supplements interfere with therapeutic effects of chemotherapy agents

No evidence that antioxidant supplements interfere with therapeutic effects of chemotherapy agents

Researcher looks at health benefits of plant-based phytochemicals

Researcher looks at health benefits of plant-based phytochemicals

Eating cured meats increases the odds of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Eating cured meats increases the odds of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Antioxidant supplements beta carotene, vitamin A and E may increase risk of death

Antioxidant supplements beta carotene, vitamin A and E may increase risk of death

Tangerine tomatoes boost disease-fighting antioxidants in blood

Tangerine tomatoes boost disease-fighting antioxidants in blood

Meta-analysis on antioxidants provides muddled conclusions

Meta-analysis on antioxidants provides muddled conclusions

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

An aspirin a day keeps heart disease away

An aspirin a day keeps heart disease away

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements

Watercress shows anti-cancer potential

Watercress shows anti-cancer potential

Food can have an impact in preventing cancer

Food can have an impact in preventing cancer

Link between common lifestyle factors, immune system and cancer

Link between common lifestyle factors, immune system and cancer

New study to evaluate whether nutrient-based factors slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration

New study to evaluate whether nutrient-based factors slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration