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What Is cis-beta-Carotene & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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3D-model of cis-beta-Carotene (src)

cis-beta-carotene is a nutrient found in the carotenoid family.

It is a provitamin A carotenoid.

It has a similar structure and health benefits as beta-carotene.

cis-beta-carotene is the cis-isomer of beta-carotene.

The benefits of consuming carotenoids are great for instance carotenoids are among the micronutrients found in cancer-preventive foods.

cis-Isomer Of Beta-Carotene

cis-beta-carotene is a cyclic carotene.

It has the structure of beta-carotene but with a cis double bond. (source )

Carotenoids are isoprenoid molecules, that are widespread in nature.

They are typically seen as pigments in fruits, flowers. (source )

cis-Beta-Carotene has similar benefits as beta-carotene. You can check them out in beta-Carotene: 3 Research-Backed Benefits .

Foods You Can Find cis-beta-Carotene In

You find cis-beta-Carotene mostly in vegetables, dairy and egg, and fruit products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Bananas

Foods That Contain cis-beta-Carotene In Our Nutrition Tool

You can find regularly updated top ranked lists of foods for over 200+ nutrients in our nutrition tool.

We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain cis-beta-Carotene.

Here's our short list of foods that contain cis-beta-Carotene.

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Niemelä

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.