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Is carotine vegan?

Carotine 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 carotine?

Carotene is a natural pigment found in many fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach. This organic compound is part of the carotenoid family, which is responsible for the vibrant colors in plants. Carotene has many health benefits due to its antioxidant properties, which protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Additionally, carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body, which is essential for maintaining healthy vision, skin, and immune function. Incorporating carotene-rich foods into your diet can promote overall wellness and contribute to a balanced, nutritious meal plan.

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