- MFG # 02jw103.090
- UPC # FRT1006
• Beta-carotene is a safe precursor of Vitamin A. Human intestinal enzymes convert dietary betacarotene into active Vitamin A‚ this conversion is based on the need for Vitamin A since even very large amounts of beta-carotene do not increase plasma or liver Vitamin A levels.
1 mg of beta-carotene provides 1667 I.U. of Vitamin A activity. Normally‚ Beta-carotene not converted to Vitamin A is absorbed intact and has other functions in the body.
• Beta-carotene is an important anti-oxidant that protects healthy cells from oxidative and free radical damage. Free radicals are unstable chemicals formed in the body during metabolism and from exposure to environmental
sources such as pollution and cigarette smoke.
•Free radicals are necessary for energy metabolism and immune function‚ but when an excessive number of free radicals are formed‚ they can attack healthy cells‚ especially their membrane lipids and proteins. This leads to
cellular dysfunction and contributes to a number of degenerative diseases.
• Beta Carotene efficiently quenches a chemically reactive species of oxygen called singlet oxygen. Singlet oxygen participates in oxidative reactions which can impair or destroy important cellular components‚ such as membranes‚ nucleic acids(DNA) and enzymes.
• Research Studies have proven the importance of beta-carotene for normal immune function. The immune benefits of beta-carotene are due to its Vitamin A precursor role and its anti-oxidant function. Beta-carotene is present in selected fruits and vegetables such as carrots‚ sweet potatoes and green leafy vegetables.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Soft Gel
Vitamin A (100% as beta-carotene) 25‚000 IU
Other ingredients: gelatin‚ glycerin‚ yellow beeswax‚ soy lecithin.
As a dietary supplement‚ take 1 softgel daily‚ or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Consult a healthcare professional before use.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Corn Free
- Egg Free
- Gluten Free
- Milk Free
- No Added Sugar
- Preservative Free
- Sodium Free
- Starch Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Citrus Free
- Synthetic Dyes Free
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Overall Rating for Beta Carotene 25000 IU 90 Softgels
By Sarah J
from colorado springs, CO
Excellent price perfect dosage size. Softgel is tiny. I order Beta Carotene every time.
size of pill
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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