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Provitamin

Definition:

Any compound capable of being converted into a vitamin by the body.

Source: Fintess-Web.com Vitamins glossary 

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Beta-carotene (found in orange and yellow fruits and vegetables) is an important antioxidant and an example of provitamin A because it can be converted to Vitamin A by the human body.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Vitamins

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GreenFacts Summary on Genetically Modified Crops:

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Español: Provitamina
Français: Provitamine

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