Dr. Ann

Alpha-carotene is a potent plant-based antioxidant that has been associated with a reduced risk of death from any cause. The following list of foods has the highest concentrations. Canned pumpkin Carrots Butternut squash Tomato juice (low sodium) Dark leafy greens (any variety) Tomatoes (fresh, canned, sauce or paste) Cabbage Red bell peppers Tangerines Green beans […]

Another sound approach to living a longer life is to include an abundance of plant foods containing alpha-carotene.  In a study of 15,318 adults followed over a 14 year period, the risk of death from heart disease, cancer and all other causes was 39 percent lower for those with the highest blood levels of alpha-carotene […]