Effect of beta-carotene supplementation on the concentrations and distribution of carotenoids, vitamin E, vitamin A, and cholesterol in plasma lipoprotein and non-lipoprotein fractions in healthy older women.

@article{RibayaMercado1995EffectOB,
  title={Effect of beta-carotene supplementation on the concentrations and distribution of carotenoids, vitamin E, vitamin A, and cholesterol in plasma lipoprotein and non-lipoprotein fractions in healthy older women.},
  author={Judy D. Ribaya-Mercado and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and Robert Russell},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={614-20}
}
OBJECTIVE We studied the effect of beta-carotene supplementation on the concentrations and distribution in plasma lipoprotein and non-lipoprotein fractions of carotenoids, alpha-tocopherol, retinol, and cholesterol. METHODS Ten women ingested either 90 mg of beta-carotene or placebo daily for 3 weeks while residing in their homes and eating their usual meals. Carotenoids (beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein/zeaxanthin), retinol, alpha-tocopherol, and cholesterol were measured in plasma… CONTINUE READING

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