Oxidation unlocks the full benefits of dietary β-carotene

β-carotene oxidation products are the source of biological activity beyond vitamin A that support the overall health of pigs.

WILLIAM RILEY and JAMES NICKERSON* report the effect of Oxidized β-carotene added to the pre- and post-wean diets of piglets raised under commercial conditions in Vietnam to evaluate efficacy in promoting health and growth performance.

The complete oxidation of β-carotene yields a mixture of pol...

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