Do you know that Buah Merah Fruit is rich in Beta Cryptoxanthin?
Drinking just one bottle cap of Buah Merah Mix, is like Eating 10 Fresh Carrots!
Carotenes, especially beta carotene occurs abundantly in the nature. It is estimated that nearly more than 500 different carotenoids such as ß-carotene, alpha-carotene, lutein, cryptoxanthins, zea-xanthins…etc distributed throughout the plant and algae kingdoms. Although many of these have proven independent functions, around 50 or more can be metabolized to vitamin-A inside the human body. ß-carotene is the most prevalent carotenoid in the plant sources of food chain and is also known as pro-vitamin A.
Roughly, 6 µg (range varies widely 6-18 µg) of ß-carotene is equal to 1 RE (Retinol equivalents) or 3.33 IU of vitamin-A.
Benefits of Beta Carotene in Carrots.
- Improves Skin
- Improves Digestion
- Improves Kidney Function
- Reduces Incidences of Stroke
- Mantains a health heart
- Improves Liver Function
- Anti Bacterial & Viral
- Great for EYE Health
- Healthy Teeth
Health benefiting role of beta carotene
- Being an important flavonoid compound, beta carotene has powerful antioxidant functions that help the body scavenge free radicals, and thereby limiting damage to cell membranes, DNA and protein structures in the tissues.
- Research studies suggest that dietary intake of foods high in ß-carotene has positive association with decreased risk of cardio-vascular disease as well as oral cavity, and lung cancers.
- Up on conversion to vitamin-A by the enzymes in the intestinal wall, it performs all the functions of vitamin A such as visual cycle, reproduction (sperm production), maintenance of epithelial functions, growth and development.
Beta-carotene is a carotenoid found in some plants and is an antioxidant. It is also responsible for the orange colour of carrots.
Antioxidants are thought to help protect against the harmful effects of free radicals on the body’s cells.
However, evidence for the health benefits of antioxidants is inconclusive and too many antioxidants may actually be harmful.
Beta-carotene is also associated with healthy levels of vitamin A in the body, It is needed for good vision, strong immunity and general good health.