Pharma Nord Bio-Carotene Vitamin A 1500 mcg 150 Capsules
Beta Carotene is converted by the body into vitamin A (retinol), a nutrient that contributes to maintaining normal skin, vision, immune functioning, and mucous membranes. Pharma Nord's Bio-Carotene contains 9 mg of Beta Carotene per capsule (equivalent to 4 large carrots) in an easily digestible and stable form - the natural precursor of vitamin A. Bio-Carotene is manufactured in a way where Beta-Carotene is mixed into an oil matrix that keeps it stable and ensures good bio-availability. Beta Carotene is a member of the carotenoid family of plant pigments, which are responsible for the yellow, orange and red colours of certain fruits and vegetables. Beta Carotene supplements is also known as pro-vitamin A, as it is converted by the body into vitamin A. Vitamin A only occurs in animal tissues (particularly liver, fish liver and dairy products), whereas Beta-Carotene occurs in plant tissues (particularly carrots).
Manufactured to pharmaceutical standards 9 mg of Beta Carotene per capsule (equivalent to 4 large carrots) Each capsule contains the vitamin A equivalent of 1500 microgm (approximately 180% of the Recommended Daily Allowance). Designed to withstand stomach acidity in order to ensure optimum absorption in the small intestine.
|Nutrient per 1 Capsule||Claim||RDA [%]|
|Vitamin A||1500 µg||N/A|
|From beta-carotene (Pro-vitamin A)||9mg||N/A|
|Soya Bean Oil||N/A||N/A|
|Sugar, Yeast, Dairy and Gluten Free||N/A||N/A|
Vitamin A 1500µg from beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A) 9mg Soya bean Oil, Gelatine, Glycerol, Silicon dioxide.
1 capsule per day, or as directed by a physician
Caution should be taken by those with diabetes, renal or liver disease and hyperthyroidism. Not suitable for vegetarians or vegans. Pregnant or lactating women and those on medication should consult a doctor before using any product.
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