Total plasma carotenoids and mortality in the elderly: results of the Epidemiology of Vascular Ageing (EVA) study.

@article{Akbaraly2009TotalPC,
  title={Total plasma carotenoids and mortality in the elderly: results of the Epidemiology of Vascular Ageing (EVA) study.},
  author={Tasnime Akbaraly and Alain Favier and C Berr},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 1},
  pages={86-92}
}
Carotenoids are pigments found in fruits and vegetables. While high intakes of fruits and vegetables have been found to be associated with lower mortality, our objective is to investigate if total plasma carotenoids, via their antioxidant properties, are associated with mortality risk in a free-living elderly population. The 'Epidemiology of Vascular Ageing… CONTINUE READING

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