Suggested Use: 1-4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
What Is It?
Beta carotene is one of the major dietary antioxidants, offering the body optimal nutrition support through free radical scavenger activity and provitamin A activity.*
Uses For Beta Carotene
Overall Health: Beta carotene is a precursor to vitamin A. It supports the body’s defense system, enhances visual acuity, and quenches free radicals. Beta carotene’s powerful antioxidant potential supports healthy tissues and DNA integrity. It is virtually nontoxic; the body converts beta carotene to vitamin A as needed.*
What Is The Source?
Beta Carotene is sourced from Dunaliella salina algae. Each capsule typically contains 14,280 mcg beta carotene, 90 mcg zeaxanthin, 70 mcg lutein, 450 mcg alpha carotene and 110 mcg cryptoxanthin.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2-4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. Beta-carotene is contra-indicated for smokers and people with a history of asbestos exposure. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Concurrent use of beta-carotene with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors and niacin may decrease medication effectiveness. Consult your physician for more information.