Vitamin Supplement
 

Betacarotene

 

 

Betacarotene is the most abundant carotenoid found in foods and is probably the most important carotenoid for humans.  Betacarotene, 250 softgel, 25000 iu belongs to a group of plant compounds called carotenoids.  

 

In fact, don't presume that beta carotene supplement otherwise additional antioxidants supplement remain risk-free. No matter it is best to avoid absorbing supplement of beta carotene, specially if you've ever been a smoker. So this antioxidant is abounding in veggies as well as fruits, and then is safe as well as favorable when absorbed from such foodstuffs.  

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Betacarotene benefits exceed its toxicity. 

 

In human body, enzymes convert this produce to vitamin A whenever it is needed. 

 

  •  Foods with this product: 

 

Food sources of this product are exclusively plants (fruit and vegetable) foods. Foods which contains high amounts of this product are carrots, green leafy vegetables, sweet potatoes, spinach, squash, spinach, peaches, apricots, cantaloupe and green, yellow and red peppers. 

 

Product of Dosage: 

 

  •  Betacarotene Dosage Range6-30mg daily, certain medical conditions may warrant significantly higher doses. 

 

  •  This product Most Common Dosage6mg (10,000IU) daily. 

 

  •  Important note: 2mcg beta carotene supplement = 12mcg that product (dietary) = 1RAE (retinol activity equivalents) = 1mcg retinol 

 

  •  Betacarotene Dosage Forms: Gelatin capsules. 

 

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  •  Balance Point for Men 

 

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  •  Doctor's Trust Beta-Carotene, 250 softgel, 25000 iu. 

 

  •  This produce Benefits or Functions: 

 

  •  Betacarotene is a precursor of vitamin A 

 

  •  This product is a very important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body. 

 

Betacarotene and lung cancer risk: 

  •  It help prevents lung cancer, cancer of the cervix, gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, throat, mouth, neck and stomach. 

 

  •  This produce enhances the immune system and boosts the activity of certain immune fighting agents in the body. 

 

  •  It helps to relief a genetic disorder, erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), that makes people abnormally sensitive to sunlight. 

 

  •  Betacarotene Toxicity, Side effects and Overdose: 

 

  •  This supplement presents very few side effects. One of the occasional side effects includes a harmless orange coloring of the skin called carotenosis when taking large doses. Reduce the dose or discontinue the beta carotene supplement to reverse this effect. 

 

  •  Pregnancy/Breast-Feeding: To date, the medical literature has not reported any adverse effects related to fetal development during pregnancy or to infants who are breast-fed. 

 

Health Conditions Related: 

 

  •  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 
  •  Cervical Dysplasia 
  •  Aging 
  •  Mononucleosis 
  •  Stroke 

 

Drug/Herb/Nutrient Interactions with betacarotene: 

 

  •  Bile acid sequestrants 
  •  Proton pump inhibitors 
  •  colchicine 
  •  neomycin 
  •  mineral oil 
  •  Orlistat 
  •  carotenoids