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Anti-cancer effects of lycopene in tomatoes canceled out by iron-rich foods

Anti-cancer effects of lycopene in tomatoes canceled out by iron-rich foods

Dietary vitamin A may protect against common skin cancer

Dietary vitamin A may protect against common skin cancer

Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Sofrito cooking technique releases healthy nutrients

Sofrito cooking technique releases healthy nutrients

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

Researchers analyze differing antioxidant levels in tomatoes of different colors

Researchers analyze differing antioxidant levels in tomatoes of different colors

A comprehensive, multinational review of peppers around the world

A comprehensive, multinational review of peppers around the world

Chloroplast retrograde signaling attenuates elongation response to shade in plants

Chloroplast retrograde signaling attenuates elongation response to shade in plants

Scientists uncover unexpected 'foreign' genes in tiny itch-inducing chigger mite

Scientists uncover unexpected 'foreign' genes in tiny itch-inducing chigger mite

Deep-frozen juices defrosted to room temperature can increase carotenoids level in body

Deep-frozen juices defrosted to room temperature can increase carotenoids level in body

Foods made with biofortified corn flour and eggs retain vitamin A after cooking

Foods made with biofortified corn flour and eggs retain vitamin A after cooking

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Assessing safety and toxicity of bioactives could be key to establishing tolerable upper intake levels

Assessing safety and toxicity of bioactives could be key to establishing tolerable upper intake levels

Cooking for longer time and adding onion could improve beneficial effects of tomato sofrito

Cooking for longer time and adding onion could improve beneficial effects of tomato sofrito

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Enzyme that cleaves beta carotene may control testosterone levels

Enzyme that cleaves beta carotene may control testosterone levels

Study finds plant compounds may bolster brain activity in older adults

Study finds plant compounds may bolster brain activity in older adults

Carotenoid pigment compound reduces invasiveness of tumors in mouse models of lung cancer

Carotenoid pigment compound reduces invasiveness of tumors in mouse models of lung cancer