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Is beta-carotin vegan?

Beta-carotin 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 beta-carotin?

Beta-carotene is a carotenoid pigment found in many fruits and vegetables, giving them their vibrant orange or yellow color. It is converted to vitamin A in the body, which is important for healthy vision, immune function, and skin health. Beta-carotene also acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells from damage caused by harmful free radicals. It is commonly used as a food colorant and supplement, and can be found in foods such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach. Beta-carotene is a crucial nutrient for overall health and well-being.

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