Carotene is the main source of vitamin A. It is mainly available in alpha, beta and gamma forms, the most important of which is beta-carotene. Food sources are mainly dark vegetables and fruits. It is one of the most common vitamin A supplements. Vitamin A is essential for the development of human vision. If the body is deficient in vitamin A, vision problems can occur and even night blindness can be present. Vitamin A also promotes growth and prevents bacterial infections, as well as having the function and effect of protecting epidermal tissues and protecting epithelial cell tissues of the respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. Function: 1.Beta-Carotene is also known as a provitamin because it can be converted in our body into vitamin
2.oxidative cleavage by beta-carotene 15, 150-dioxygenase. In plants, beta-carotene, acts as ant-oxidant and neutralizes singlet oxygen radicals formed during photosynthesis
3. Studies indicate that diets low in beta- resulting in an increased risk of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancers
4. it is a powerful antioxidant, protecting the cells of the body from damage caused by free radicals.
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