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Carotenoids for all! The antioxidant value of pigments

Appearance is one of the most important attributes affecting consumer choice, ranking along-side freshness. Adding naturally-occurring carotenoid pigments to feed thus has cosmetic effect, but, Argue Remi Baker and Christoph Gûnther, they also benefit animals and have carry over effects to human health.

Feed Mix, volume 13, no. 2, 2005

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