beta-carotene

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an isomer of carotene that is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables

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A 125g serving of the varieties provided 113% and 261% of a child's vitamin A requirement, respectively, while a third variety had a higher betacarotene content and fared better in taste tests.
4 THEY'RE moderate sources of antioxidant flavonoids phytonutrients such as betacarotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.
Now, as for food that help you tan, some people believe that foods containing betacarotene and lycopene can help trigger the activity of the melanocytes which are the cells that produce the melanin or pigment that tans your skin to protect it.
offer betacarotene or provitamin A, which, according to research offers protective benefits against cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.
Apricots, peaches and nectarines are rich in vitamin C and betacarotene, whilst pears provide fibre, pectin and vitamin B.
Only recently, studies have revealed that lycopene may have twice the punch of another well-known antioxidant, betacarotene.
If you know you'll be going out in the sun, take some vitamin E, selenium and betacarotene supplements in advance, as they've got natural sunscreens in them, and wear cream of at least SPF 30 when in the sun.
I'm also dripping with potassium, betacarotene, vitamin A, and other nutrients.
Previous research from a team at St George's Hospital Medical School in London found good lung function was linked to high intakes of vitamins C, E and betacarotene, citrus fruits, apples and fruit juice.
Orange carrots contain high levels of betacarotene, a pigment which is a form of vitamin A.
8mg vitamin C 90mg vitamin A 25mgTROPICANA COOLER(makes 300ml/ 1 /2 pint)Mango is packed with vitamin C and betacarotene, and provides a good dose of slow-release energy.
His group showed that a diet overly enriched with betacarotene increased skin cancer resulting from ultraviolet light's oxidative damage rather than protecting against it.
Vitamin E and betacarotene supplementation, which has been shown to affect immune function, did not reduce overall pneumonia risk in a recent study of smokers, but may have had some effect in those who started smoking at a later age.
The huge (relatively speaking) amounts of betacarotene, vitamin C and Vitamin E they contain help protect you from cataracts, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and even asthma.
Paradise Blend contains 100 percent of the Daily Value of vitamin A as betacarotene and vitamin C, both important antioxidants to promote a healthy immune system.