Alpha-Carotene Might Help You Live Longer

People who consume high levels of alpha-carotene -- an antioxidant found in orange and green vegetables -- may live longer, researchers found. Among participants of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), higher serum levels of alpha-carotene were associated with a lower risk of death, according to Dr. Chaoyang Li of the CDC's Division of Behavioral Surveillance in Atlanta and colleagues. The relationship held true for death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all...Full Story
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