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.
Last Revised: October 1, 2010
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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