All about fruitarianism with a long-term fruitarian, Lena

An admin  note to the members of the FruitDate group on Facebook:
Guys, this group exists as a tool for you to find each other, as an extension to Fruitarians.net and fb.me/fruitarians - please message each other privately if you see a friendly face, check their profiles, message them, and possibly develop friendships and intimate relationships.
Posts are now possible again but not necessary. Introducing yourself could be a nice idea, no one outside the group should know.
Please do not use this place for promotion. And remember that hardly anything shared through the internet could be considered truly private.

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Man, do not pride yourself on superiority to animals.

Carotenoids

Carotenoids are a class of more than 750 pigments synthesized by plants, algae, and photosynthetic bacteria. These richly colored molecules are the sources of the yellow, orange, and red colors of many plants. Fruit and vegetables provide most of the 40 to 50 carotenoid phytonutrients found in the human diet.

The most common carotenoids in North American diets are α-carotene, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene. 

Provitamin A carotenoids - α-carotene, β-carotene, and β-cryptoxanthin - can be converted by the body to retinol (vitamin A), but not lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene. 

Dietary lutein and zeaxanthin help maintain optimal visual function - they absorb damaging blue light that enters the eye.

The results of observational studies suggest that diets high in carotenoid-rich fruit and vegetables are associated with reduced risks of cardiovascular disease and some cancers. But high-dose β-carotene supplements did not

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