They found that sweet potato bread, made from both sweet potato flour and puree, yields high levels of beta-carotene
that may help prevent vitamin A deficiency, especially among populations in developing countries.
Key words: Beta-carotene
, Biofortification, Bioavailability, Cassava, Maize, Provitamin A, Sweet potatoes, Vitamin A
is an effective agent which normalize the impaired antioxidants status, and boosts the intensity of antioxidants.
Effect of beta-carotene
on cancer cell sternness and differentiation in SK-N-BE(2)C neuroblastoma cells.
Comment: Two previous double-blind trials have found that supplementation of cigarette smokers with beta-carotene
increased the risk of developing lung cancer.
But NEI researchers worried that high-dose beta-carotene
pills (25,000 IU) would raise the risk of lung cancer in current or former smokers.
ameliorates radiation induced lipid peroxidation in mouse brain and testis.
The first study investigated if fresh avocado, when eaten with high beta-carotene
tomato sauce, would promote the absorption of provitamin A carotenoids, and the conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A.
Two excellent sources of beta-carotene
are cantaloupe and the orange-fleshed honeydew melon, which is a cross between cantaloupe and green-fleshed honeydew.
Kalsec[R] carrot extracts are an excellent replacement for Yellow 5 & 6, mixed carotenoids and synthetic beta-carotene
Dietary recall inter-view responses were analyzed for the intake of beta-carotene
, vitamin C, vitamin E, and magnesium from food and supplements.
The nanostructure protects beta-carotene
against degradation and it modifies its sorption in the body.
, a fat-soluble carotenoid and antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables, is perhaps best recognized for giving carrots, sweet potatoes and squashes their bright orange hue.
In the present work, the model equations for simultaneous determination of beta-carotene
and lycopene concentrations in hexane layer extract of lycopene/[beta]-carotene mixtures have been derived.
In the Physicians' Health Study, researchers asked approximately 22,000 middle-aged and elderly male physicians to take a beta-carotene
supplement (50 rag.