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Red Palm Oil Supplementation Reduces Lipid Peroxidation and Monocyte Tissue Factor in Chronic Liver Disease Patients

A randomized, controlled study reveals that red palm oil (RPO, enriched with high levels of tocotrienols, tocopherols and carotenoids) supplementation decreases lipid peroxidation and endotoxemia (the presence of heat stable toxin derived from certain gram negative bacteria in the blood), production of inflammatory cytokines, and monocyte tissue factor (TF) in chronic liver disease patients. In... View Article

High Level of Serum Carotenoid is associated with Increased Bone Mineral Density in Chinese Adults

A cross-sectional study reveals that high concentration of serum carotenoids – is positively correlated to higher bone mineral density (BMD) in middle-aged and elderly Chinese adults, especially in women. In this large study, 1898 women and 933 men aged 50-75 years were recruited and the follow-up study was done after a mean interval of 3.1... View Article