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

trans-beta-Carotene is a type of beta-Carotene and a member of the provitamin A family.

trans-beta-Carotene is a common carotene in nature.

trans-beta-Carotene is, just like beta-Carotene, also an antioxidant.

It’s believed that all-trans-β-carotene is the most important of about 20 carotenoids present in the blood plasma.

Different Types Of beta-Carotene

There are several different types of beta-Carotene, like trans-beta-Carotene, 9-cis beta-Carotene, 13-cis beta-Carotene.

But the trans-beta-Carotene is the predominant isomer in many fresh fruits and vegetables. (source )

trans-beta-Carotene is the most suitable and important precursor for vitamin A. (source )

Increased Bio-Availability

trans-beta-Carotene is believed to be more bio-available than the other types of beta-carotene. (source )

Foods You Can Find trans-beta-Carotene In

You find trans-beta-Carotene mostly in vegetable, dairy and egg, and fruit products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Butter
  • Bananas
  • Milk

Foods That Contain trans-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 trans-beta-Carotene.

Here's our short list of foods that contain trans-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.