Last Updated: September 29 2022

Carotenoids are the orange, red, and yellow pigments found in plants that give them their distinct colors and provide dietary antioxidants such as vitamin A. There are over 600 carotenoids, but the most common include beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and zeaxanthin.

Carotenoids is most often used for

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