- Oct 26, 2017 -
Dunaliella salina is a dietary supplement rich in bata-carotene and vitamin folic acid, which supports and protects skin cell metabolism. Dunaliella salina alga and sumptuous carrot core oil provides your body with a natural composition of valuable and essential carotenoid and vitamin E. Together with folic acid, they stabilize skin metabolism. Also helps bring out a tanned look.
Carotenes, especially beta-carotene, occurs abundantly in the natural plant world. It is estimated that nearly more than 500 different carotenoids such as ß-carotene, α -carotene, lutein, cryptoxanthins, zeaxanthins, etc distributed throughout the plant and algae kingdoms. Although many of these have proven independent functions, around 50 or more can be metabolized to vitamin-A inside the human body. ß-carotene is the most prevalent carotenoid in the plant sources of the food chain and, for the same reason, is also known as pro-vitamin A.
Health Benefiting Role Of Beta Carotene
Being an important flavonoid compound, beta-carotene has powerful antioxidant functions that help the body scavenge free radicals, and thereby limiting damage to cell membranes, DNA and protein structures in the tissues.
Research studies suggest that dietary intake of foods high in ß-carotene has a positive association with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease as well as oral cavity and lung cancers.
Up on conversion to vitamin-A by the enzymes in the intestinal wall, it performs all the functions of vitamin-A such as visual cycle, reproduction (gametes production), maintenance of epithelial functions, growth and development.