According to Pharma Nord, TanCare contains a big dose of pure beta-carotene. This supplement is manufactured in a way where betacarotene is mixed into an oil matrix that keeps it stable and increases bio-availability.
In fact, studies document that betacarotene in supplemental form has better bio-availability than the betacarotene found in fruits and vegetables.
Betacarotene is a carotenoid. The carotenoids are divided into two main groups: carotenes and xanthophylls. Carotenes consists of hydrogen and carbon, while xanthophylls additionally contain oxygen atoms. Betacarotene belongs to a group of yellow and red plant dyes. It is betacarotene which gives carrots their orange colour. Betacarotene is fat soluble, ie. is best absorbed along with a fat. This takes place in the upper part of the small intestine. Betacarotene is also a provitamin, as it can be converted to vitamin A when the body is in need.
- Pure betacarotene in an easily digestible and stable form - the natural precursor of vitamin A.
- 1 Provitamin A for the maintenance of normal skin and mucous membranes.
- Helps maintain normal eyesight.
- Manufactured under Danish pharmaceutical control.
1 capsule contains:
1 Betacarotene 9 mg **
* RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance.
** RDA not established
Soybean oil, gelatin, hydrogenated soybean oil, glycerol, betacarotene, d-a-tocopherol, silicon dioxide.
1 capsule daily, unless otherwise advised.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage.
Do not chew the capsule but swallow it whole, preferably during/after a meal containing some fat.
At a dosage of 3 capsules per day or higher, a tanning of the skin can occur.
Research showing that large doses of betacarotene taken by heavy smokers may increase their risk of lung cancer.
Prolonged use of high doses (5+ capsules per day) is not recommended for heavy smokers.
A healthy lifestyle and a varied balanced diet is important for maintaining good health.
Storage - dark, dry and at room temperature.
Keep out of reach of young children.
Dietary supplements should not replace a varied diet.