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Dietary Carotenoids, Vitamin C Inversely Correlate to Lung Cancer Risk

A new study reveals protective effects of selected carotenoids and vitamin C against lung cancer risks and growth of different type of carcinoma cells (3). In this study, data from a case-control study of lung cancer in Montreal Canada was used to examine the roles of dietary beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein/zeaxanthin, lycopene and vitamin C... View Article

ExcelVite Completes US FDA Inspection

ExcelVite, the first and only PIC/S GMP-certified palm phytonutrients producer is pleased to announce the successful completion of its quality audit / inspection by the United States’ Food and Drug Administration (US FDA). The US FDA inspection was conducted over three days at its production site in Malaysia. ExcelVite’s production plant and Quality Management System... View Article

Boost energy naturally with palm oil

by Sherry Torkos Media Buzz: I went on the NBC lifestyle program, San Antonio Living, to talk about natural ways to boost your energy. One way to boost your energy is by eating good-for-you fats. We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of... View Article

Fueling Your Fat Fix

Do you know that Malaysian red palm oil is a healthy fat? To help busy caregivers prepare healthy meals, “The Nutrition Myth Buster” Dr. Jonny Bowden has the following advice – The smartest fats yield clear health benefits. For example, the tocotrienols found in Malaysian red palm oil support heart, liver and brain health. So,... View Article

Best natural source for vitamin E tocotrienol

The best source of this super-potent antioxidant may surprise you By Robin Miller, Palm Oil Health Antioxidants help protect the body from disease. These powerful substances inhibit cell damage caused by free radicals. Richly pigmented fruits, vegetables and beans are some of the best sources of antioxidants, but they aren’t the only sources. Vitamin E... View Article

Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene, Lycopene Demonstrate Inverse Correlation To Parkinson’s Disease

A new study reveals that low serum alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and lycopene contribute to increased risk and progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this study, serum levels of antioxidants such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, retinol, alpha- and gamma-tocopherol, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin were measured and compared between 104 patients with idiopathic PD (Early PD (Hoehn and Yahr... View Article