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Sweet corn nutrigenomics

In plant-based foods, tocochromanols and specific carotenoids (beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and alpha-carotene) are dietary sources of vitamin E and provitamin A, respectively. As with all essential nutrients, vitamins A and E are required at minimal levels in...

Maize nutrigenomics

For millions of people in developing countries, plant-based foods are the major source of provitamin A carotenoids, vitamin E tocochromanols. More than 125 million preschool-aged children are vitamin A deficient in developing countries, with an estimated 250,000 to...