Beta Carotene by DaVinci Laboratories of Vermont contains 25,000 IU of Vitamin A that is 100% beta-carotene. High doses of Vitamin A may create problems with toxicity, however, high doses of beta carotene, will not. That is one reason it is a great choice for Vitamin A deficiency. Beta Carotene is a carotenoid which is converted in the body into Vitamin A.
Beta-carotene is one of a group of natural chemicals known as carotenes or carotenoids.
Carotenes are responsible for the orange color of many fruits and vegetables such as carrots, pumpkins and sweet potatoes.
Beta Carotene is also known as Provitamin A is important in the formation of bones and teeth.
Beta Carotene is also a potent antioxidant like vitamins C and E that helps rid the body of the "free radicals" that can destroy cells and interfere with desirable chemical reactions.
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