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Definition of "beta-carotene" [beta-carotene]

  • A common form of carotene (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "beta-carotene" in a sentence
  • "They are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which is converted in the body into vitamin A."
  • "Carrots, sweet potatoes, and winter squash are a power-house of beta-carotene, which is important for vision."
  • "There are many different varieties, ranging from dry and starchy varieties common in tropical regions, some pale and others red or purple with anthocyanins, to the moist, sweet version, dark orange with beta-carotene, that is popular in the United States and was confusingly named a “yam” in 1930s marketing campaigns for true yams, see p."