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1. (WO2000061130) COMPOUNDS USEFUL IN REDUCING THE LEVEL OF INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 (IGF-1) IN BLOOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2000/061130    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2000/000195
Publication Date: Oct 19, 2000 International Filing Date: Mar 29, 2000
IPC: A23L 1/275
A23L 1/303
A61K 31/01
A61K 31/015
A61K 31/045
A61K 31/047
A61K 31/122
Applicants: LYCORED NATURAL PRODUCTS INDUSTRIES LTD.
LEVY, Joseph, M.
SHARONI, Yoav
Inventors: LEVY, Joseph, M.
SHARONI, Yoav
Title: COMPOUNDS USEFUL IN REDUCING THE LEVEL OF INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 (IGF-1) IN BLOOD
Abstract:
The present invention provides a pharmaceutical or dietary composition for lowering the level of IGF-I in blood of mammals which comprises an IGF-I reducing effective amount of a carotenoid. Furthermore, a method for reducing IGF-I levels is provided which comprises administering an IGF-I reducing effective amount of a carotenoid to a subject in need thereof.