Carotene

Definition of Carotene:

Converted into vitamin A in the body from a yellow pigment that has several forms (i.e., alpha-, beta-, and gamma-carotene).

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Alfalfa

...as a treatment
“...The leaves of the Alfalfa plant are abundant in protein, minerals, trace minerals and nutrients, including calcium, iron, copper, manganese, silicon, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, carotene and fiber...”

Alpha Carotene

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“...Studies have shown that several carotenoids other than beta carotene are potent antioxidants that provide profound health benefits...”
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Antioxidant Requirement

...the condition
“...Antioxidant components in food Vitamins ... Beta carotene and other carotenoids...”

Breast Cancer

...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...Beta carotene both in supplement form and in foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables should be included in your diet if you are interested in breast cancer prevention...”
...recommendation Beta-Carotene
“...In addition, the National Cancer Institute studied 83 women with breast cancer and found that they had lower blood levels of beta carotene...”

Bulimic Tendency

...the condition
“...In one study, all the bulimic patients were found to have high serum carotene levels, independent of what they ate...”

Essential Fatty Acids

...as a treatment
“...Nutrients essential for LA functions include magnesium, selenium, zinc, and vitamins A, carotene, B3, B6, C and E...”

Intestinal Malabsorption Syndrome

...the condition
“...Increased quantity of fat in 72-hr stool sample after the patient has been on a 100-g fat diet daily for three days; Decreased serum carotene indicates fat malabsorption or decreased dietary intake of carotene...”
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Lycopene

...as a treatment
“...Recent thinking in carotene research is that the carotenes are both interdependent and dependent on other vitamins and minerals, and this must be taken into account when studying them...”

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

...recommendation Beta-Carotene
“...Dietary carotene intake was inversely related to NHL risk in men but not in women...”

Parasite Cleanse

...as a treatment
“...Foods high in carotene, like sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, cantaloupe, kale and squash are recommended...”

Prostate Cancer

...relationship to Vitamin A Requirement
Carotene compounds called lycopenes, which are found in high amounts in tomatoes, have been shown to protect against prostate cancer...”

Thuja

...as a treatment
“...The leaves also contain rhodoxanthin, amentoflavone, quercetin, myricetin, carotene, xanthophyll and ascorbic acid...”

Vitamin A Toxicity

...the condition
“...Fat-soluble vitamin A can accumulate in the liver, causing side-effects, but consuming too much carotene will not result in vitamin A toxicity...”
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