NOW® Natural Beta Carotene is a precursor of vitamin A that fights against free radicals, supports healthy vision, and protects your skin.
What is NOW® Natural Beta Carotene?
Vitamin A is found in two forms: retinol and beta-carotene. Retinol comes from animal-derived foods. Beta-carotene however is a type of carotenoid that’s found primarily in plants and gives orange and yellow vegetables their color.
The main benefit to beta-carotene is that it may serve as either a powerful antioxidant or converts to retinol (vitamin A) based on what your body needs. This plant-based pigment also plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision, skin and neurological function.
Health Benefits of NOW® Natural Beta Carotene:
Why Our NOW® Natural Beta Carotene is a Good Choice!
The vitamin A we receive from beta-carotene is plant based compared to retinol which is derived from animals. That makes NOW® Natural Beta Carotene ideal for vegetarians who are looking for a clean source of vitamin A.