Carotene

Carotene

Carotene is an orange pigment found in foods such as carrots, sweet potatoes, egg yolks, broccoli, and spinach. After they are in the body, some forms of carotene are turned into vitamin A.

Last Revised: January 25, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator

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