Orange fruit is more effective than are dark-green, leafy vegetables in increasing serum

de Pee, Saskia; West, Clive E.
November 1998
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov98, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p1058
Academic Journal
Presents a study which determined the effectiveness of the dietary retinol sources, including orange fruit, and green-dark leafy vegetables which improves the status of vitamin A, while comparing the efficiency of the orange fruit to that of the leafy vegetable as a source of vitamin A and carotenoids. What the benefit of a higher intake of carotenoids from fruit and vegetables depends on; Calculation of sample size requirements.


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