CAROTENOID TERPENOIDS

Natural products - antifungal agents derived from plants

A new spectrum of human fungal infections is increasing due to increased cancer, AIDS, and immunocompromised patients. The increased use of antifungal agents also resulted in the development of r...

Ginkgo biloba

This article reports that a simple herb ginkgo biloba could be just the ticket to keep one's minds sharp. Ginkgo's powerful one-two punch against mental aging hails from its duo of beneficial che...

Avoid a carotenoid rut...

Scientific discoveries and ongoing research

High Carotenoid, Selenium Levels Reduce Mortality Risk

The article discusses a report published in the "Journal of Nutrition" revealing that older women with higher serum levels of carotenoids and selenium have a lower risk of dying over the course o..

Dietary Carotenoid Intake and Colorectal Cancer Risk

Several studies have found inverse associations between fruit and vegetable consumption and colorectal cancer risk, suggesting the potential etiological importance of carotenoids (and other phyto...

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