Malaysian red palm oil is a rich natural source of alpha- and beta-carotene.
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Apart from ingesting carotenoid-rich foods, a convenient way of attaining high levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene is via dietary supplements.
The new study demonstrates that oral administration of high dose of alpha-tocopherol as well as mixed-tocotrienol do not cause any significant negative effects on bone mass, bone microarchitecture, bone formation and bone marrow osteogenic (bone forming) gene expressions.
Long-term supplementation of mixed-carotene may help to regulate metabolic health in obese children.