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Beta Carotene

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Beta carotene is a red-orange pigment found in plants and fruits, especially carrots and colorful vegetables. It is widely found in the leaves, flowers and roots of plants, too. Beta carotene is a precursor of vitamin A, The human body converts beta carotene into vitamin A (retinol) according to the body’s needs. We need vitamin A for healthy skin and mucus membranes, our immune system, and good eye health and vision, beta carotene plays a critical role in cell growth and in maintaining healthy organs like the heart, lungs, and kidneys.


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As a natural colour, beta-carotenes are approved as food colorants in various food processing businesses such as beverages, confectionaries, packed foods, and others. Beta-carotenes are obtained from plants, animals, and microbial sources in excessive quantities, in order to cater to the demand for colouring agents in various end-use industries. Beta-carotenes are rich in antioxidant nutrients, which has created a huge demand in pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, Food & Beverages, Cosmetics and Animal feed industry in recent years.


Specification of Beta Carotene:

Name

Beta Carotene

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Appearance

Orange or Yellow or Red fine powder or Oil Suspension

Application

Food & Beverages, Dietary supplements, Cosmetics and Animal feed

Source

Algae, Fruits and Vegetables

Beta carotene powder

1%.2%,5%,10%(Food Grade)

Beta carotene CWS Powder

2% ,5% ,10%、20% (Food Grade)

Beta carotene Beadlet

5%, 10%, 20%(Food Grade)

Beta carotene Oil Suspension

30%(Food Grade)

Beta carotene Crystal

≥96%(Single Product)


Benefits of Beta Carotene:  

1. Eye Health

Provitamin A carotenoid beta-carotene may help prevent the onset of eye disease and can help promote good eye health.

As a powerful antioxidant, beta-carotene helps reduce the oxidative stress on our eyes caused by exposure to blue light from device screens and UV radiation. By boosting the immune system, vitamin A helps decrease eye inflammation and the risk of developing eye infections.

2. Immune Health

Because beta-carotene is an antioxidant, it can increase our immune health by reducing oxidative stress in the body. Free radicals cause damage to our tissues, thereby contributing to chronic inflammation and disease formation. Antioxidants boost our immune function by scavenging and destroying free radicals.

3. Skin Health

Beta carotene primarily attributed to its function as an antioxidant, can helps improve the skin’s defense against UV radiation from the sun. This protection will help the skin maintain its elasticity and decrease the effects of sun damage, including fine lines, wrinkles, and sunspots.

4. Lung Health

Beta-carotene gets converted to vitamin A in the body, which helps with proper lung function.


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