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alpha-Cryptoxanthin: One Research-Backed Benefit

alpha-Cryptoxanthin might have antioxidant properties. But little is known about the potential physiological role of alpha-cryptoxanthin, and more research is needed.

alpha-Cryptoxanthin belongs to the provitmin A family.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of alpha-cryptoxanthin that we have found research about. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about alpha-cryptoxanthin named What Is alpha-Cryptoxanthin? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of alpha-Cryptoxanthin

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of alpha-cryptoxanthin.

1. Immune System

alpha-Cryptoxanthin - Immune System

About this claim

Our body's immune system protects us from bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances. A well-functioning immune system is critical for survival. Consuming enough right nutrients in your diet is required for the health and function of all immune cells, according to research. Specific nutrients might help with modulating your immune system for it to work at its best.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 34 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.