Definition of Provitamin:

A substance found in certain foods, that the body may convert into a vitamin.  Also called previtamin.

Also: Previtamin, Previtamins, Provitamins

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Alpha Carotene

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“...Its provitamin A activity is weaker than that of beta carotene...”


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“The most abundant of the carotenoids, beta-carotene has strong provitamin A activity and is a stronger antioxidant than vitamin A...”
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Propolis a treatment
“...High in B-complex vitamins, propolis contains notable quantities of vitamin C, E and Provitamin A. It also contains minerals and trace elements such as calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, silica, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, cobalt and copper...”

Vitamin A a treatment
“...There are two ways to get the fat-soluble vitamin A though the diet; as preformed retinol compounds found in liver, dairy products, and fish; and as provitamin A, primarily beta-carotene found in carrots, yellow squash, and a host of other fruits and vegetables...”

Vitamin A Toxicity

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“...It occurs in nature as preformed vitamin A and provitamin A (primarily beta carotene)...”
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