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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Nutrition Updates "Carotenoids and Health"

Author
item Burri, Betty

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: June 18, 2008
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This symposium covered current topics in carotenoids and health, with special emphasis on healthy aging. The carotenoids covered were beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein, and beta-cryptoxanthin. Topics included the best food sources of these carotenoids, the importance of carotenoids as antioxidants and their effects on aging and disease processes, and a discussion of current problems in nutrition analysis and experimentation relevant to understanding nutritional information about carotenoids.

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