Also known as: Beta-Carotene, Retinol, Retinal, Retinoic Acid or Retinyl Ester
Vitamin A, also known as Beta-Carotene, Retinol, Retinal, Retinoic Acid or Retinyl Ester, is a fat soluble Vitamin, meaning that it needs fats and minerals for proper absorption.
Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant and immune system booster. Studies have shown that people who have a healthy intake of Vitamin A will promote healthy eyes and better night vision. Vitamin A contains an important chemical that converts light entering our eyes in to electrical signals destined for the brain. It is also thought that people who have diets rich in beta-carotene may have less cancer and coronary heart disease. Retinol Vitamin A also benefits your tissues, skin, teeth, hair, nails and bones in many ways.
Studies have shown that it can prevent bad cholesterol from harming the heart and coronary blood vessels, and it may also protect against cancer of the lung, breast, bladder, prostate and digestive tract. It is thought to inhibit abnormal cell growth, strengthen the immune system, and aid and fortify cellular functions.