Monday, May 2, 2011

Vitamin A, Retinol and Carotenes

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  • Vitamin A is also called retinol or beta-carotene when purchased at the store. 
  • This vitamin is for men and women.
  • Used to 
    • Produce light by the retina in the eye 
    • Bone Growth
    • Vision
    • Immune Function
    • Gene Transcription
    • Development and Reproduction of Embryos
    • Bone Metabolism
    • Skin and Cellular Growth
    • As an Antioxidant
    • The formation of blood cellular components
    • Mucous Membranes
  • Fat Soluble
  • Recommended Dosage
    • 3000 to 4000 IU a Day
    • Can be Toxic if Too Much is Consumed
  • Can be purchased in most mainstream stores such as Wal-Mart, Kroger, and most other places.

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