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Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag

...affecting the expression of genes, such as turning carotenoid production on and off. When they substituted a s...s surface, as a result of which, the regulation of carotenoid production was disrupted. "We can now show that this conformational change in the protein is dire...

Pink Grapefruit Juice is Rich in Nutrients Than Other Juices

...es, such as pink or ruby, also contain lycopene, a carotenoid that gives pigmented grapefruit its rich color," Discovery News quoted Rampersaud, as saying. As a part of her research, Rampersaud focused only on common 100 percent fruit juices, and used six different methods to calculate each juices nutrient de...

Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants

...f Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Lycopene is a carotenoid that contains a variety of related compounds calle...source of beta carotene,” Schwartz said. “And this carotenoid is a major source of vitamin A for a large proportion of the world's population. Its deficiency is a...

Humble Salad Leaf may Help Combat Cancer

...ble modulation of antioxidant status by increasing carotenoid concentrations." <BR...

Study Finds Astaxanthin Is Potent Inhibitor of Oxidation in Cell Membrane Model

...etermined that astaxanthin, a relatively //unknown carotenoid found in nature, shows significant promise as a vi...a clearly demonstrate a differentiation within the carotenoid class of medically promising antioxidants and provided, in part, the impetus for Cardax Pharmaceutic...

Go Green with Popeye: Learn why his eyes pop out for spinach!

...hemical called lutein. This chemical joins up with carotenoid and zeaxanthin to make an oily yellow substance, at the mid point of the retina. This yellow oil, called the macular pigment, is considered to be a protective cover against age-related macular degeneration or AMD. AMD is thought to affect nearly 1...

Reaping the Benefits of Tomato

...iovascular disease// . Lycopene, is a bright red carotenoid pigment, a phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits. Lycopene is the most common carotenoid in the human body and is one of the most potent carotenoid antioxidants. Besides tomatoes other fr...

Beta-Carotene Linked With Lower Incidence Of Deaths In Elderly

...ntradicts previous studies that either suggest the carotenoid raises the risk of cancer in smokers, or carotene supplements do not prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer. The contradictory findings indicate a possibility that the preventive effect can only manifest itself when carotene is taken along with o...

Benefits Of Fruits and Veggies

...00 men. The results showed patients who had higher carotenoid levels were at a 40-percent lower risk of having a stroke.Based on these findings, researchers suggest a diet high in fruits and vegetables which may reduce stroke risk....

Tomatoes Might Inhibit the Development Of Prostate Cancer

...s that could prevent prostate cancer.Lycopene is a carotenoid in tomatoes that gives //them that familiar red color. Research has suggested lycopene could reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But it is unclear if lycopene itself is responsible for the risk reduction. Researchers from the University of Illinoi...

Avacado protects from liver damage

...tective of the liver, is also a good source of the carotenoid lycopene....

Avacado a day

...tective of the liver, is also a good source of the carotenoid lycopene....

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