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  1. Healthy is SexyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Psychology Today

    ... the leadership . The second facial feature of health is yellow coloration. Many fruits and vegetables contain carotenoids, which impart a yellowish orange color to the skin. Carotenoids are antioxidants that support the functioning of the immune ...

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  2. We finally figured out why carrots are orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Scientists unveiled Monday the gene in carrots that gives rise to carotenoids, a critical source of Vitamin A and the pigment that turns some fruits and vegetables bright orange or red. Unpoetically dubbed DCAR_032551, the star gene emerged from the first complete decoding of the carrot genome, published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics.

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  3. Now we know why carrots are orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | New Vision

    Among vegetables spinach and peas are widely associated with growing up strong, but it's hard to beat the carrot when it comes to health boosters Scientists unveiled Monday the gene in carrots that gives rise to carotenoids, a critical source of Vitamin A and the pigment that turns some fruits and vegetables bright orange or red. Unpoetically dubbed DCAR_032551, the star gene emerged from the first complete decoding of the carrot genome, published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics.

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  4. Global Animal Nutrition Market 2016 Is to Grow at a CAGR of 6.5% by 2022 : Industry Research ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | SBWire

    ... Products Covered: - Amino Acids - Enzymes - Minerals - Vitamins - Other Products o Carotenoids o Lipids o Eubiotics Administration Methods Covered: - Injection - Oral - Topical Visit Complete Report with TOC Here: ...

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  5. Carotenoid Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | SBWire

    Carotenoids or colorful plant pigments are a major source of antioxidants which are further used in the prevention of cancer and heart diseases. Carotenoids can also be converted into vitamin A by the body and used to enhance its immune response to infections.

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  6. Road Foodie: The Egg & IRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Motorhome

    ... 75 calories, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat. They're loaded with iron, vitamins, minerals and carotenoids, antioxidants that protect against cell damage. Carotenoids may reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (the ...

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  7. A better understanding of bananas could help prevent blindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Medical News Today

    Carotenoids, which are found at various levels in different banana cultivars, are important vitamin precursors for eye health. In a study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , researchers report a new understanding of how the fruit makes and stores the compound.

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  8. A better understanding of bananas could help prevent blindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Carotenoids, which are found at various levels in different banana cultivars, are important vitamin precursors for eye health. In a study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , researchers report a new understanding of how the fruit makes and stores the compound.

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  9. Tomatoes May Protect Against Radiation DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Bioscience Technology

    The study, undertaken by Dr. Ruth Edge, experimental officer and laboratory manager at the University of Manchester's Dalton Cumbrian Facility, part of the Dalton Nuclear Institute, builds on previous carotenoid research that looked at the kinetics of multiple dietary carotenoids reacting with several free radical species that can be produced in the body, she told Bioscience Technology . Carotenoids are plant pigments that produce the array of colors in many fruits and vegetables and have been linked to health benefits.

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  10. Healthy tears: Vitamin C may protect against cataractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | NutraIngredients-USA

    ... to be related inversely with nuclear cataract. The results of this latest study are similar to those of the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study , which showed vitamin C intake assessed with an food frequency questionnaire ten years before ...

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  11. Healthy tears: Vitamin C may protect against cataractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | NutraIngredients

    ... to be related inversely with nuclear cataract. The results of this latest study are similar to those of the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study , which showed vitamin C intake assessed with an food frequency questionnaire ten years before ...

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  12. High carotenoid intake linked to younger biological ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | NutraIngredients-USA

    Data from the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey indicated that doubling levels of the carotenoids alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin were associated with 2% longer telomeres, DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes that shorten as cells replicate and age. The findings, published in the European Journal of Nutrition , show only correlation and not causation, and therefore some caution must be exercised when interpreting the data.

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  13. Deinove Confirms Its Carotenoids Commercialization Potential Thanks to Major ProgressRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Business Wire

    Increased number of target molecules with now five carotenoids produced at the lab scale paving the way for different markets Continued R&D work and engagement of a functional and regulatory validation campaign to obtain a commercial supply of carotenoids in two and a half years. DEINOVE , a biotech company developing innovative processes for producing biofuels and bio-based chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, announces major progress in its carotenoids project.

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  14. A Foundation for Provitamin A Biofortification of Maize: Genome-Wide...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Genetics current issue

    Efforts are underway for development of crops with improved levels of provitamin A carotenoids to help combat dietary vitamin A deficiency. As a global staple crop with considerable variation in kernel carotenoid composition, maize could have a widespread impact.

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  15. Four good foods to eat full-fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Jewish World Review

    ... some fat in the salad dressing helps you make the most of the nutrients in the salad greens and other veggies. Carotenoids like lutein, lycopene, beta carotene and zeaxanthin require a little fat for absorption. These fat-soluble compounds are ...

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  16. Carotenoids get a bioaccessibility boost in linseed oil nanosemulsionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | NutraIngredients-USA

    Researchers test linseed oil nanoemulsions as a way to increase carotenoid's bioavailability and stability, bringing its health benefits to more supplements and functional foods. But carotenoids are also known for their limited bioavailability "due to their chemical, thermal, and shelf stability toward various processing conditions," a new report published in Food Chemistry said.

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  17. Green, Leafy Vegetable May Lower Glaucoma Risk, Brigham and Women's Hospital StudyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... res, funding and support, etc. Related Content from JAMA Ophthalmology: Intakes of Lutein, Zeaxanthin, and Other Carotenoids and Age-Related Macular Degeneration During 2 Decades of Prospective Follow-up

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  18. How lutein-rich foods impact visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... such as spinach and kale, and in lesser quantities in corn and egg yolks. The human body does not synthesize carotenoids, which is one of the reasons why green vegetables are essential to good nutrition. In plants, lutein and zeaxanthin help absorb ...

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  19. Green, Leafy Vegetable May Lower Glaucoma Risk, Brigham and Women's Hospital StudyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... res, funding and support, etc. Related Content from JAMA Ophthalmology: Intakes of Lutein, Zeaxanthin, and Other Carotenoids and Age-Related Macular Degeneration During 2 Decades of Prospective Follow-up

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  20. The potato; friend or dietary foe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... and sweet potatoes get their color from beta-carotene. So blue potatoes get that dark beautiful color from carotenoids and these lead to healthier bodies. Carotenoids can act like an antioxidant towards cancer, destroying the cells and lowering the ...

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