Carotenes are specifically found in vegetables and fruits. As some diets often do not contain a range of fruits and vegetables, taking a supplement to reach adequate levels of carotenoids could be useful.
Providing Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene and other carotenoids, such as Zeaxanthin and Lutein.
Beta-carotene has antioxidant qualities, helping to minimise the damage caused by free radicals.
Lutein is a carotenoid. Vegetables and fruits rich in lutein include those that are dark orange or green in colour.