the most abundant of various isomers of carotene, C40H56, that can be converted by the body to vitamin A.
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The Letter B Once Had A Much Longer Name
The letter B was part of the Phoenician alphabet more than 3000 years ago in 1000 BCE. At that time, the letter was called beth and looked a little different, but it made the sound of b and was second in the alphabet. The shape of the letter resembled the floor plan of a house, and the word beth meant “house.” This is pictured below. In Hebrew, the letter was called beth, bet, or bayt which also …
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A phytochemical that is an isomer of carotene found in dark green and yellow fruits and vegetables and that is converted to vitamin A, primarily in the liver. See more at carotene.
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