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tag: alpha carotene

Carotenoids Show Promise for Cancer

Carotenoids are a group of phytonutrients that provide the yellow-orange-red pigments found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, mangoes, pumpkin, tomatoes, papaya, peaches, squash, and ot…

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Vegetables Might Lengthen Life Span

A study of about 15,000 adults over the age of 20 conducted by the Centers for Disease Control found a link between levels of alpha-carotene and a reduced risk of premature death. The risk of prematur…

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