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Vitamin A (retinyl palmitate, beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, mixed carotenoids)
DESCRIPTION:: Without Vitamin A it is impossible for the body to use proteins? Do
you know what this means? It means forget about utilizing protein unless you have
Vitamin A. This vitamin is an antioxidant as well as a fat-soluble nutrient. So,
it can be dissolved in fat. When we eat food that contains beta-carotene, it is then
converted to Vitamin A in the liver. If you aren't that crazy about foods that contain
Vitamin A, you might want to take a high-quality multivitamin which should provide
vitamin A (fat soluble) in the form of retinyl palmitate; and mixed carotenoids (water
soluble). These are the building blocks your body uses to make vitamin A. You might
see carotenoids appearing on labels as alpha- and gamma-carotene, beta-carotene,
cryptoxanthin, lutein, lycopene, and zeaxanthin. (Who made up these names?) Though
overdosing on Vitamin A is unlikely, the skin could quite possibly turn a slight
yellow-orange with a hefty intake..
POTENTIAL BENEFITS:: Helps support bone formation and cell membranes. It's important
to support the eyes, hair, skin (such as acne) and teeth. In other words, Vitamin
A stimulates growth and vitality. It helps form the colour purple which is essential
for night vision. It's great for immune system functions - like fighting infection,
colds, flu and bacteria. It also helps maintain the healthy function of the reproductive
organs and liver function. When there is tissue damage inside or outside the body,
a broken bone or damaged skin - it's Vitamin A to the rescue. It speeds up healing
time in many illnesses. Vitamin A is an antioxidant, therefore, it helps the body
combat environmental pollutants..
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:: Antibiotics, cholesterol-lowering drugs, and some laxatives
can interfere with the absorption of Vitamin A. Those individuals who are pregnant
or have liver disease MUST consult with their physician. Children MUST be directed
by their physician. Hypothyroid individuals and diabetics should avoid beta-carotene
because they cannot convert it to Vitamin A.
POTENTIAL INTERACTION:: None if taken as recommended.