According to the American Cancer Society, Beta Carotene may prevent certain cancers by enhancing the white blood cells in the immune system. White blood cells work to block cell-damaging free radicals.
The orange pigment that is found in certain fruits and vegetables is derived from Beta Carotene, which is also a carotenoid compound.
Beta Carotene has been shown to aid with Alzheimer’s disease, cataracts, cystic fibrosis and may help reduce the progression of age-related macular degeneration.
Here are Top 10 foods that are high in Beta Carotene:
- Collard Greens
- Sweet Potatoes
- Romaine Lettuce
- Cantaloup Melon
- Red Peppers
- Swiss Chard
Getting in more of these high carotene foods, is a GREAT way to increase your vitality, and overall, great way to boost your health!
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