beta-carotene beta-carotene

Definition(s):

  • (n) an isomer of carotene that is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables

Usage(s):

  1. Studies in the 1980s showed that people who consume a lot of beta-carotene-rich foods have a marked decrease in their risk of cancer.
  2. According to research from the University of California, grass-fed beef is higher in beta-carotene, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids than conventional beef.
  3. It is so good at mopping up free radicals that Lycopene outperforms the best-known carotenoid of them all, beta-carotene.

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