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Vitamin A is a critical fat soluble vitamin and antioxidant that plays a vital role in eye and immune function, as well as supporting skin health. There are two forms of Vitamin A, Active Vitamin A and beta carotene. Active Vitamin A comes from animal-derived foods and is called retinol, while beta carotene comes from fruit and vegetables. Nutricost has formulated their Vitamin A with a palmitic acid (fatty acid) and retinol blend, which does not need to be converted into the active form, unlike beta-carotene.
Being a major antioxidant, Vitamin A effectively combats inflammation by dampening the over-reactive immune response in cells triggered by inflammatory proteins. This makes Vitamin A a powerful ally in helping fight cancer, auto-immune diseases, and other chronic conditions. It also plays a major part in eye health, since Vitamin A is a crucial part of the rhodopsin molecule, which is activated when light shines on the retina, sending a signal to the brain and relays your vision. Vitamin A helps ward off macular degeneration, which is an age related condition that can result in severe vision loss.
Whether you’re looking to protect your overall health, or looking for an immune boost, Nutricost Vitamin A offers an impressive 10,000 IU per serving that will get you headed in the right direction.
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Nutricost has designed an effective Vitamin A supplement to help you boost immunity, and protect skin and eye health.
As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 softgels daily, preferably with meals or as directed by your physician.
This product is only intended to be consumed by healthy individuals 18 years of age or older. Consult your physician prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing. Do not exceed recommended use. Improper use will not improve results and is not advised. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if safety seal is broken.
Vitamin A – Vitamin A is an essential fat soluble vitamin with two forms, active Vitamin A and Beta Carotene. Beta Carotene is converted in the body to the active form, and both become a powerful antioxidant that boosts immunity.
Q. When Should I Take Vitamin A?
A. You should take Vitamin A softgels once daily, preferably with a meal that contains fat, since Vitamin A is fat soluble.
Q. Are There Any Side Effects?
A. Vitamin A toxicity occurs at very high doses, and symptoms include dry skin, joint pain, vomiting, headaches, and confusion. Vitamin A supplements may interact with some birth control pills, blood thinners (like Coumadin), acne medicines (like Accutane), cancer treatments, and many other drugs.
Q. How Much Vitamin A Is In Each Softgel?
A. There is 10,000 IUs of Vitamin A in each serving.