ALPHA-CAROTENE – is a strong substance, belonging to the caretonoids, with antioxidant properties. It naturally occurs in food products that are characterized by a specific intense color, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach or broccoli. As a strong antioxidant, it has an effect limiting the activity of free radicals, but also has anti-cancer potential. In the ALPHA-CAROTENE studies, it also achieved a therapeutic effect, supporting the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In dietary supplements, alpha carotene usually occurs along with beta-carotene, as substances with strong antioxidant potential. Support multi-component vitamin products. Due to the strong antioxidant potential, it is not recommended to use alpha carotene peri-workout. It can limit the anabolic effect of strength training.
Dosage: 300-500 mcg per day, usually in the presence of other active compounds like lycopene.