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  1. Vitamin A and retinoid signaling: genomic and nongenomic effects.Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Vitamin A or retinol is arguably the most multifunctional vitamin in the human body, as it is essential from embryogenesis to adulthood.

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  2. We were tricked into thinking carrots improveaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... you from needing glasses. As the ACS video explains, carrots contain beta carotene, which the body processes into vitamin A. The vitamin is good for the eyes, but plenty of other foods also have it, including peas, cantaloupe, spinach, lettuce, even ...

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  3. We were tricked into thinking carrots improve visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... you from needing glasses. As the ACS video explains, carrots contain beta carotene, which the body processes into vitamin A. The vitamin is good for the eyes, but plenty of other foods also have it, including peas, cantaloupe, spinach, lettuce, even ...

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  4. Use sweet potatoes to make latkes extra nutritiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... potato. "A nutritional bargain" he called it. And he was right. One cup of the tasty tuber has seven times more vitamin A than you need in a day, more than half of the vitamin C, 7 grams of filling fiber and 4 grams of protein. There's also vitamin ...

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  5. Make better latkes with quick boiling water bathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... potato. "A nutritional bargain" he called it. And he was right. One cup of the tasty tuber has seven times more vitamin A than you need in a day, more than half of the vitamin C, 7 grams of filling fiber and 4 grams of protein. There's also vitamin ...

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  6. Improvement of the Vietnamese Diet for Women of Reproductive Age by...Read the original story

    Thursday | CiteULike

    ... to be fortified and to calculate their contributions to meet the recommended nutrient intake (RNI) for iron, zinc, vitamin A and folic acid. Consumption data showed that the median intake was 38.4% of the RNI for iron, 61.1% for vitamin A and 91.8% ...

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  7. Pakistan Keeps On Vaccinating Despite Tough Terrain And Terror ThreatRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... As of now, the measles vaccine because measles decreases the immunity of children. It kind of eats up the vitamin A, which is a major micronutrient that protects against infections. So we used to see outbreaks of measles followed by outbreaks of ...

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  8. Make better latkes with boiling bathRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... potato. "A nutritional bargain" he called it. And he was right. One cup of the tasty tuber has seven times more vitamin A than you need in a day, more than half of the vitamin C, 7 grams of filling fiber and 4 grams of protein. There's also vitamin ...

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  9. Squash sings with a few additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Columbian

    Winter squash might be so named because it is hardy enough to keep well throughout the coldest season, but its bright orange hue and the time it is harvested signal autumn perfectly. Its brilliant color also indicates a wealth of nutrition, because beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant and form of vitamin A, is what makes the squash orange.

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  10. Ever wondered how that carrot myth started?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Metro UK News

    ... see better at night. The vegetable contains a chemical compound beta-carotene which, once ingested, converts into vitamin A. That vitamin is turned into retinal. And, without getting too bogged down in science (yawn), retinal helps make you see ...

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  11. Enzymatic activity essential for vision may provide target for drug transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Medical News Today

    Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have uncovered the mechanism that enables the enzyme Lecithin: retinol acyltransferase to store vitamin A-a process that is indispensable for vision. "Without this information, our knowledge was inadequate to understand the molecular mechanisms of blindness caused by mutations in the enzyme," said Marcin Golczak, assistant professor of pharmacology at Case Western Reserve and an author of the study.

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  12. No, carrots dona t make your eyesight betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Washington Post

    ... to cultivate them at home. This isn't to say that carrots aren't good for your eyes: They're a nice source of Vitamin A, which is essential for the general health of your eyes (and hair, skin, and immune system). But while it's important to eat ...

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  13. Good fat vs. bad fat: A primerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2013 | Westender

    ... as our own physiology tells us. Our brains are 60 per cent fat, fats are required to transport nutrients such as Vitamin A, D, E, and K , and some fats actually lower cholesterol. And the list goes on. This is biology folks, and not some crazy ...

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  14. Natural remedies vs. intestinal wormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sun-Star

    ... stop for a week and repeat this again on the third week. They are rich in beta-carotene, which is a precursor for vitamin A. This can destroy the eggs of intestinal worms. Carrots have also vitamin C and zinc. These vitamins can support a strong ...

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  15. Top-Selling Eye Vitamins Don't Match Scientific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RedOrbit

    ... in 2011, AREDS2, determined that the formula was still effective if one ingredient, beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A), was replaced with related nutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin. Beta-carotene was substituted in AREDS2 due to its link to increased ...

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  16. Top-selling eye vitamins found not to match scientific evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Medical News Today

    ... in 2011, AREDS2, determined that the formula was still effective if one ingredient, beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A), was replaced with related nutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin. Beta-carotene was substituted in AREDS2 due to its link to increased ...

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  17. Greenpeace again offends indigenous peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Enter Stage Right

    ... from malaria, because of their opposition to insecticides and the powerful spatial repellant DDT; going blind from Vitamin A deficiency, because of Golden Rice boycotts; or getting sick and dying from lung and intestinal diseases, because these ...

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  18. From fish bones to coffee grounds... The best bargain beauty products? Kitchen scrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daily Mail

    ... beauty secrets . . . A 30mg serving of these leaves - a small handful - can provide 70 per cent of your daily vitamin A requirement - almost twice as much as is in the equivalent serving of the florets. 'One of the first signs of a diet that is ...

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  19. Sweet potatoes and yams - do you know the difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    ... or pasta. True yams like sweet potatoes are a good source of potassium, vitamin C and fiber, but have virtually no Vitamin A or Beta carotene, an antioxidant the body converts to Vitamin A. An 8-ounce sweet potato supplies approximately 270 percent ...

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  20. Baked sweet potato fries are quick and easy to makeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Examiner.com

    ... syndrome or ulcerative colitis. Sweet potatoes are also high in beta-carotene, which helps elevate the amount of vitamin A in our blood stream. A sweet potato, baked in its own skin can provide more than 700% of the daily recommended amount of ...

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