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SURVEY OF NATURAL FOOD SUBSTANCES WHICH MODIFY RESPONSE TO RADIATION. Final Report, January 15, 1960-August 31, 1961

@inproceedings{Newell1962SURVEYON,
  title={SURVEY OF NATURAL FOOD SUBSTANCES WHICH MODIFY RESPONSE TO RADIATION. Final Report, January 15, 1960-August 31, 1961},
  author={Gordon W. Newell and Wilfred A Skinner and P Havens},
  year={1962}
}
Whole-body gamma-radiation doses of 350 to 390 r resulted in 87 to 94% mortality within 30 days for guinea pigs fed a bran-oat, corn oil, vitamin A, and vitamin C diet. Supplements of dehydrated alfalfa and fresh broccoli, either alone or in combination, reduced mortality to a range of 20 to 45%. The following supplements provided borderline to marked radioprotective activity: a complete vitamin mixture, beta-carotene, a water extract of dehydrated alfalfa, an alcohol-soluble fraction of the… 
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