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Carotene

Carotene is an orange pigment found in foods such as carrots, sweet potatoes, egg yolks, broccoli, and spinach. After they are in the body, some forms of carotene are turned into vitamin A.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Last RevisedJanuary 25, 2013

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Last Updated: January 25, 2013
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