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USC Study Suggests Low Levels Of Dietary Nutrient Lutein, Found In Leafy Greens, Linked To Thickening In Neck Arteries

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June 29, 2001
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Thickening of the walls of arteries in the neck may be related to low levels of a substance called lutein, commonly found in spinach, broccoli and other dark green vegetables, according to researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and the UCLA School of Medicine.

LOS ANGELES, June 18 — Thickening of the walls of arteries in the neck may be related to low levels of a substance called lutein, commonly found in spinach, broccoli and other dark green vegetables, according to researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and the UCLA School of Medicine.


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University Of Southern California. (2001, June 29). USC Study Suggests Low Levels Of Dietary Nutrient Lutein, Found In Leafy Greens, Linked To Thickening In Neck Arteries. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010619073645.htm
University Of Southern California. "USC Study Suggests Low Levels Of Dietary Nutrient Lutein, Found In Leafy Greens, Linked To Thickening In Neck Arteries." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010619073645.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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