Beta carotene dangerous, cautions

People with hypothyroidism or liver disease have trouble converting beta carotene to vitamin A and should not rely solely on beta carotene to meet their vitamin A requirements.

Diabetics may also have trouble converting beta carotene to vitamin A, although recent research suggests that this may not be the case. Large doses of beta carotene may increase the risk of cancer in those who drink alcohol and smoke heavily.


Beta carotene dangerous Vitamin C supplements may be useful in protecting against the damaging effects of large doses of beta carotene.

 

 

 
 
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