Carotenoids Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Carotenoid Market - PMR Market Insight Report 2015 to 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | 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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  14. Carotenoids Market - Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast up to 2018Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Digital Video Editing

    Carotenoids are the organic pigments naturally occurring in plants and have been used for food colorings with beta- carotene for a long time. However, with continuous research and development, carotenoids have found relevance in feeds and food supplements.

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  15. Carotenoid Market - PMR's Analysis of Global Key Trends, Drivers, and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | 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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  16. 8 Good Things About Butternut Squash You Need To KnowRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | Lifehack.org

    ... become prized for its delicious flavor as well as its health benefits, including those listed below. Say what?! Carotenoids are important antioxidants that come in many forms. When you load your plate up with butternut squash, you will be taking in ...

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  17. 5 Classic Thanksgiving Foods That Give You Glowing SkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | HollywoodLife

    ... which combined with stress, leads to weakened defense against damaging free radicals that attack our skin. Carotenoids, found in carrots, are your protection from these everyday pollutants and will prevent wrinkles. OLIVE OIL: Olive oil contains ...

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  18. Don't Pass on the Pumpkin...Health Benefits from this Seasonal FoodRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | PR Log

    ... acid The alpha-carotene and beta-carotene are potent antioxidants found in pumpkin and are pro-vitamin A carotenoids, meaning the body converts them to vitamin A. Vitamin A promotes healthy vision and ensures proper immune function. In fact, one cup ...

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  19. Wild food in the big cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The McGill Daily

    ... are not life-sustaining chemical compounds but they do nonetheless perform important physiological functions. Carotenoids, for instance, are thought to reduce the risk of cancer. Salicin is both anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving and constitutes ...

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  20. Deinove Keeps Moving Forward On CarotenoidsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | BioSpace

    Start of operations for the manufacturing of the first batches of Deinoxanthin by POS Bio-Sciences Laboratory proof of concept for the production of two other platform carotenoid compounds, opening the way for a wide range of potential applications DEINOVE initiates the regulatory approval process of its strains, particularly in the US DEINOVE aims to commercialize several carotenoids within two to three years whose production will be ensured by production partners Montpellier, 26 October 2015 - DEINOVE , a biotech company developing innovative processes for producing biofuels and bio-based chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, provides an update regarding its carotenoids production strategy.

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