Are there any other names for beta-carotene?

Beta-carotene goes by many names. Some of those names include provitamin A, A-beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, carotene, carotenoids, dry alpha carotene, gamma carotene, eyebright, synthetic all-trans beta-carotene, and retinol. If you feel that you need a beta-carotene supplement, speak with your doctor.

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