Color - red, yellow, and orange color
Common Types - beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, gamma-carotene, lycopene, lutein, beta-crpytoxanthin, zeaxanthin, and astaxanthin.
Source - carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, collard greens, and tomatoes
Stability - Fat and Oil
Over 600 different Carotenoids exist in nature they play a vital role in the process of photosynthesis. They are also the pigments which give fruits, vegetables, algae and all manner of plant life their colour. They are good antioxidants as well.