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Possible Interaction: Beta Carotene and Phytate


Beta Carotene



Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

beta-carotene increased absorption almost 3 times for the three cereals tested, showing that both compounds were capable of preventing the inhibitory effect of phytates on iron absorption.
Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion  •  2000  |  View Paper
beta-carotene increased absorption more than threefold for rice and 1.8-fold for wheat and corn, suggesting that both compounds prevented the inhibitory effect of phytates on iron absorption.
The Journal of nutrition  •  1998  |  View Paper