is the most abundant carotenoid
in foods and is probably the most important carotenoid
250 softgel, 25000 iu belongs to a group of plant
compounds called carotenoids.
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.
benefits exceed its toxicity.
human body, enzymes convert this produce to vitamin A
whenever it is needed.
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
Dosage Range6-30mg daily, certain medical conditions may
warrant significantly higher doses.
Most Common Dosage6mg (10,000IU) daily.
note: 2mcg beta carotene supplement = 12mcg that product
(dietary) = 1RAE (retinol activity equivalents) = 1mcg
Dosage Forms: Gelatin capsules.
suggest to buy from companies that follow GMP (Growth
Manufacturing Practice) and present other benefits like
low prices or low shipping cost. These
Beta-Carotene, 250 softgel, 25000 iu.
Benefits or Functions:
is a precursor of vitamin A
is a very important antioxidant that neutralizes free
radicals in the body.
and lung cancer risk:
prevents lung cancer, cancer of the cervix,
gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, throat, mouth, neck and
enhances the immune system and boosts the activity of
certain immune fighting agents in the
It helps to
relief a genetic disorder, erythropoietic protoporphyria
(EPP), that makes people abnormally sensitive to
Toxicity, Side effects and Overdose:
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.
To date, the medical literature has not reported any
adverse effects related to fetal development during
pregnancy or to infants who are
Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Interactions with betacarotene: