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Amazing Health Benefits of Beta-Carotene

Did you know that delicious foods such as cantaloupe, peaches, apricots, oranges and papayas, carrots and sweet potatoes support your breast and menstrual health? They also give you glowing, radiant skin, and healthy vision! All of these foods are rich sources of a form of vitamin A called beta-carotene. Beta-carotene has amazing health benefits. It helps to protect […]

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Dr. Susan’s Health Tip: Beta-Carotene for Hormone Balance

Did you know that amazing, delicious foods such as apricots and mangoes can help you to have healthy female hormonal balance? Keeping your ovaries and adrenal glands healthy is essential for the production of your female hormones, estrogen and progesterone. One of the key nutrients for ovarian and adrenal health is beta-carotene. Foods containing this […]

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Beta-Carotene (Vitamin A)

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Beta-Carotene is the plant based, water soluble precursor to vitamin A, also known as provitamin A. It is found abundantly in fruits, vegetables and other plant sources. Once ingested, it is converted within the body to vitamin A, itself. This water soluble form is actually much safer than […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: Beta-Carotene

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Beta-carotene is the plant-based, water-soluble precursor to vitamin A. Beta-carotene is abundant in the ovaries, and is found in very high concentrations in the corpus luteum and the adrenal glands—both of which produce progesterone. Some research even suggests that a proper balance between carotene and the retinal […]

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