cryptoxanthin


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cryptoxanthin

[¦krip·tō′zan·thən]
(biochemistry)
C40H57O A xanthophyll carotenoid pigment found in plants; convertible to vitamin A by many animal livers.
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2 BASIL contains high levels of beta carotene, vitamin A, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin and antioxidants.
Many different carotenoids have been reported in various cultivars of sea buckthorn berries [10] including lutein zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and beta-carotene [3].
beta]-carotene, [alpha]-carotene and cryptoxanthin stand out for their provitamin A activity, being converted into vitamin A or retinol after ingestion.
Nuts and seeds are the store house of health benefiting poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidants such as carotenes, resveratrol, lutein, cryptoxanthin, etc.
It also possesses flavonoids like beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and cryptoxanthin, which are known for their ability to help lower the risk of lung and mouth cancers, protect against neurological diseases, slow the aging process and fight inflammation.
Mixed carotenoids 300 meg (as alpha-carotene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and lutein)
People who consumed the highest levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin had a 40 percent lower risk for advanced AMD compared with those who consumed the least, while people who consumed beta cryptoxanthin, alpha carotene, and beta carotene had a 25 to 35 percent lower risk.
Nuts contain a wide variety of polyphenols including resveratrol, lutein, cryptoxanthin and many others.
2 BASIL contains high levels of betacarotene, vitamin A, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin antioxidants.
5 CINNAMON flavonoid supplies anti-oxidants such as lutein carotenes and cryptoxanthin.