Viridian Beta Carotene Complex 90 Capsules
A Powerful combination of carotenoids offering eye support - vitamin A is found in four kinds of photo-pigments within the retina, it plays a crucial role in the function of rods and cones needed for the transmission of the visual impulse. Also Beta carotene appears to act as a natural pre-tanning aid and having protective effects against UV rays.
Carotenes represent the most widespread group of naturally occurring pigments in nature. There are over 600 carotenoids with only 30 to 50 having vitamin A activity. Carotenes are intensely coloured (red and yellow) group of fat soluble compounds. Beta carotene would appear to have the highest pro-vitamin A activity. This Beta carotene formula uses a natural source of synergistic carotenoids derived from one of nature's richest sources, the sea algae dunaliella salina.
Antioxidants are compounds that help protect against free radical damage. Antioxidant nutrients such as beta carotene, selenium, vitamin E and C, are very important in helping protect the body against a number of situations. It is thought that a combination of antioxidants will provide greater antioxidant protection than any single nutrient.
|Natural Beta Carotene/Carotenoid Mix (from D.salina)||15mg|
|Providing (typical analysis):|
|Beta Carotene 15mg|
|Alpha Carotene 474ug|
|in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry|