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Beta-carotene -the compound that gives fruits and vegetables color, is converted to vitamin A inside your body. The darker or brighter the color, the more beta-carotene it has.

Where to get beta-carotene –

Apricots, cantaloupe, carrots, dark greens, mangoes, peaches, pink grapefruit, pumpkin, squash, sweet potato

Do not take more than 25 milligrams a day in supplement form. Get it in your diet instead.

Please note that information provided here is not to replace your Doctor’s advice. It is meant as education. Do not stop taking any prescribed medications without consulting your doctor. Many medications must be weaned. Please use common sense.

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