It takes twice as much broccoli, cantaloupe and carrots--and other carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables--as previously thought to satisfy the body's vitamin A requirement, says a panel of experts from the National Academy of Sciences.
Vitamin A (retinol)
The article provides focuses on the source of vitamin A which is found in carotenoid-containing fruits and vegetables. Retinol is one of the most usable forms of vitamin A and is found in plant a...
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The Role of Antioxidants and Vitamin A in Ovarian Cancer: Results From the Women's Health Initiative
Antioxidant nutrients and carotenoids have been inconsistently associated with ovarian cancer risk. We examined the relationship between intake of dietary and supplemental antioxidant nutrients i...