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Carotenoids  are really important for disease prevention

Have you ever wondered why your favorite fruits and vegetables display such a fascinating spectrum of colors? It’s not by coincidence. The specific shade of …

The bright rainbow colored Fruit and Vegetables are actually pigments called the Carotenoids, the pigments contain strong antioxidant properties.

The most common Carotenoids currently known.

Four of the most common Carotenoids are; Beta-carotene, Lutein, Lycopene, Astaxanthin.   They are also called; Phytonutrient Antioxidants.  Lipid soluble Organic compounds. These Carotenoids are also vital for a healthy eye vision.

The humongous vast research done over many years on human health has yielded results that prove that the Carotenoids do positively affect the quality of life.  Particularly the; Cardiovascular & Immune system support.  Also the; Healthy Vision & Respiratory function.

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The carotenoids are teeming with compounds that have been shown to positively affect the quality of life.

In our modern world, we can make use of the research already done, and also be selective in our grocery shopping en devours, choosing those ingredients that have been scientifically proven to have a positive effect on the quality of life over a long term.  Think about the many health benefits of the rainbow colored Carotenoids, next time you are shopping for healthy Fruit & Vegetables.

Mother nature has colored fruit and vegetables bright colored, to get your attention on the health benefits of Carotenoids.

Planning and selecting plenty of fruit and vegetables with healthy Carotenoids, while grocery shopping is very easy, they are naturally appealing because of their delicious flavors.  But the sufficient quantities are not always realized. 5-8 servings of fruit and vegetables per day is said to be the norm for a healthy food diet.  A large orange or an apple can be 2 servings of fruit. Vegetables should also be used in several ways; raw as in salads, raw vegetable sticks for snacks, and cooked vegetables with main courses and soups. Carotenoids are available in many fruit and vegetables, by increasing the amount that people eat per day, it then provides many health benefits long term.