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Choice vegetables simultaneously for beta carotene. Vitamin C and fibre.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2562429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Beta-carotene, vitamin C, and fibre are found mainly in produce, that is, vegetables, fruits and grains. Unfortunately, grains, which have high content of fibre, are not normally consumed whole, and the most fibrous part might actually miss the alimentary tract. Fruits, which have high content of Vitamin C and are usually consumed unrefined, are expensive when not in season. In this article, we examine the possibility of maintaining recommended levels simultaneously of the nutrients mentioned with a short list of more popular vegetables, namely, broccoli, carrot, peas, sweet potato, and spinach.
T O Siu; T Fung; N Weatherald; J Thirsk; H MacDonald; S Czink
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  In vivo (Athens, Greece)     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0258-851X     ISO Abbreviation:  In Vivo     Publication Date:    1989 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-09     Completed Date:  1992-03-09     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806809     Medline TA:  In Vivo     Country:  GREECE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Epidemiology and Preventive Oncology, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Ascorbic Acid / analysis*
Carotenoids / analysis*
Dietary Fiber / analysis*
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Vegetables / analysis*
beta Carotene
Reg. No./Substance:
36-88-4/Carotenoids; 50-81-7/Ascorbic Acid; 7235-40-7/beta Carotene

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