Natural health enthusiasts have focused for years on beta-carotene, a carotenoid found naturally in fish oil, carrots and other sources. Many members of the carotenoid family such as lutein and lycopene have been shown to have a positive influence on health. Each capsule of Carotenoid Blend contains 50% of the E.C. RDA of vitamin A as beta-carotene (400 mcg RE). Other carotenoids included are betacarotene, alpha-carotene, lutein, lycopene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, phytoene, phytofluene and astaxanthin.