An orange-yellow to red pigment extracted from plants (such as carrots and squash). When eaten, it is converted to vitamin A by the liver.
Orange or red compounds that occur in plants or in the bodies of plant-eating animals, which are precursors to vitamin A. Essential for skin health.
a provitamin and an antioxidant that is converted by the body to vitamin A as needed. No RDA has been established for beta-carotene. You can find more information and obtain beta-carotene in our Nutri-Vite(tm) Mega Vitamins and PolyANTOX(tm).