Experts recommend that you do not take more than 7 milligrams of beta carotene as a food supplement, and smokers should make it completely omitted.
Beta-carotene is very important provitamin A (the body uses it to synthesize vitamin A) that should be present in the diet.
In one study it was found that taking the supplement for a period of ten weeks prevents sunburn. However, most nutritionists think it’s better to take this matter from food rather than from dietary supplement, especially due to the discovery of Finnish scientists in the form of beta-carotene supplements increase the risk of lung cancer in smokers.
Increase your intake of in a safe way – by eating a lot of yellow and orange fruits and vegetables. In good sources include carrots, pumpkin, peach, mango and melon. Green leafy vegetables are also rich in the antioxidant, and therefore eat more spinach, broccoli, kale and lettuce.