Functional Property of Tea, β-carotene

β-carotene is a member of the carotinoid family and is one of the provitamin A, which is converted into vitamin A in the body.

The function of carotenoids is to act as a provitamin that converts into vitamin A. It also has a light-harvesting effect, which is important for photosynthesis in plants. They are also expected to stabilize cell membranes and act as antioxidants. It is also expected to stabilize cell membranes and act as an antioxidant.

Expected benefits of β-carotene include prevention and improvement of night blindness, prevention of macular degeneration, maintenance of healthy mucous membranes, beautiful skin, promotion of body growth, and prevention and suppression of cancer.

Because β-carotene is fat-soluble, it is not extracted by normal boiling water, although it is contained as a tea leaf component. In other words, even if it is contained in tea leaves such as green tea, it cannot be ingested by drinking it as tea water.
Therefore, it is necessary to drink it as matcha tea, which is drunk with the whole tea leaves, or in the case of other green teas and the like, to drink or eat the tea leaves as well.

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