Beta-carotene

 

 

Beta-carotene -the compound that gives fruits and vegetables color, is converted to vitamin A inside your body. The darker or brighter the color, the more beta-carotene it has.

Where to get beta-carotene –

Apricots, cantaloupe, carrots, dark greens, mangoes, peaches, pink grapefruit, pumpkin, squash, sweet potato

Do not take more than 25 milligrams a day in supplement form. Get it in your diet instead.

 

 

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