Vitamin A, beta carotene, retinol, retinoic acid, Vitamin A

Vitamin A belongs to the fat-soluble group of vitamins, it is stored in different body tissues and plays very important functions. The most abundant form of vitamin A is retinol, a precursor of other forms of this vitamin. Its main function is related to eye health, mainly in cornea protection. Vitamin A deficiency can lead to serious health complications, such as night blindness, which is the inability or difficulty to see in darker settings.

  • Origin: Plant Based, Animal Product, Synthetic
  • Source: Eggs, Fish, Fruits, Vegetables, Carrots, Fish Oil, Synthetic
  • Type: Vitamin
  • Age Range: Adults (18-60), Seniors (>60)
  • Toxicity: May be toxic in high doses
  • Outcomes: Immunity, Preventive Immunity

What are Vitamin A benefits?

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Immunity Immunity

Immunity Vitamin A and Immunity

The immune system is made up of cells, tissues and organs that act in the organism's defense against the harmful effects of external microorganisms. The supplements indicated for immunity act as strengthening agents of this system, increasing the antibodies production and, consequently, its defense activity.
  • Preventive Immunity

    White blood cells - or leukocytes - are the body's defense cells that destroy foreign agents, for example, bacteria, viruses and toxic substances that attack our body and cause infections or other diseases. There are also enzymes that refer to the antioxidant defense system that plays the role of inhibiting and/or reducing the damage caused by the harmful action of free radicals or non-radical reactive species.

Table of negative interactions

Acitretin, Bexarotene, Cholestyramine, Colesevelam, Colestipol, Demeclocycline, Doxycycline, Eravacycline, Etretinate, Minocycline, Omadacycline, Orlistat, Oxytetracycline, Sarecycline, Selpercatinib, Sevelamer, Tetracycline, Tretinoin
Vitamin A
Meat, Fish, Egg, Carrot, Bell Pepper

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