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Is β-καροτένιο vegan?

Β-καροτένιο is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is β-καροτένιο?

Beta-carotene is a naturally occurring pigment found in many fruits and vegetables, including carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach. It belongs to a group of compounds known as carotenoids, which are converted by the body into vitamin A. Beta-carotene is a potent antioxidant, helping to protect cells from damage caused by harmful molecules called free radicals. It is also thought to have anti-inflammatory properties, and some studies suggest that it may help reduce the risk of certain types of cancer, heart disease, and age-related macular degeneration.

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