Vitamin A (Retinol): A Review of Everything You Ever Needed to Know


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I wanted to take a moment to review Vitamin A. In preparing this, I did a thorough review of the established literature and all the things I’m going to discuss are based on evidence and research.

1. Vitamin A is a fat soluble class of vitamins that includes retinol, retinal, and retinoic acid
2. It is an essential component of many aspects of vision.
3. Deficiency is rare in the industrialized world but more common in developing nations.
4. Toxicity is possible, especially from consuming too much supplemental vitamin A
5. It does have therapeutic uses for cancer, measles, and some skin diseases
6. In developed nations with no other risk factors, supplementation is not generally recommended.

Vitamin A, also known as Retinol, retinal, retinoid, retinoic acid, isotretinoin, Accutane, carotenoids, beta carotene, beta-carotene , retinyl palmitate, carotene, alpha carotene, gamma carotene Is an essential nutrient. It can be helpful for many skin disease including healthy skin, sunspots, scars, aging, wrinkles, crows feet, acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, as well as vision. Deficiency can cause night blindness. It may help with cardiovascular disease. You should understand how it’s produced, synthesized, metabolized. It comes in many forms including dietary, supplement and topical creams and treatments.

Source: Vitamin A (Retinol): A Review of Everything You Ever Needed to Know

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