Name (common): Vitamin A

 

General description:

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is derived from two sources: preformed retinoids and provitamin carotenoids. Retinoids, such as retinal and retinoic acid, are found in animal sources such as liver, kidney, eggs, and dairy produce. Carotenoids such as beta-carotene (which has the highest vitamin A activity) are found in plants such as dark or yellow vegetables and carrots.

 

Functions and general science:

It is important for the absorption of vitamin A that individuals consume a healthy amounts of fat in their diet. Vitamin A is involved in a range of functions the body, including eyesight and night vision, healthy skin and immunity.

 

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Disclaimer:

The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.