Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an umbrella term that refers to a group of important fat-soluble compounds called retinoids.

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Why You'll Love Vitamin A

A-mazing for the eyes

Have you ever wondered why carrots are great for your eyes? It’s because they are packed with vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining eye health. In fact, vitamin A deficiency is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the world.

Our vitamin A supplement

Form

Pill form

retinyl palmitate and beta carotene

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Key functions

Supports eye health*

Supports immune health*

Supports skin health*

Promotes normal fetal development*

Food sources

Animal products:

herring, salmon, cow liver, eggs, dairy (cheese, milk, yogurt), and tuna

Vegetables:

sweet potato, spinach, carrots, red bell peppers

Fruits:

cantaloupe, mango, apricots, tomatoes

Recommended intake

900 mcg/day for men
700-1300 mcg/day for women

Varies with age and pregnancy and lactation status. The upper limit across all genders is 3,000 mcg/day.

True vitamin A deficiency is rare

Although the majority of its benefits are reaped by simply avoiding a deficiency, most Americans don’t get enough vitamin A to adequately experience its positive effects.

Because of this, many people with low vitamin A intake may not even realize it.

Although the majority of its benefits are reaped by simply avoiding a deficiency, most Americans don’t get enough vitamin A to adequately experience its positive effects. Because of this, many people with low vitamin A intake may not even realize it.

Those most at risk for true deficiency are preterm infants as well as people living with cystic fibrosis.

Key functions

Supports eye health*

Supports immune health*

Supports skin health*

Promotes normal fetal development*

Food sources

Animal products:

herring, salmon, cow liver, eggs, dairy (cheese, milk, yogurt), and tuna

Vegetables:

sweet potato, spinach, carrots, red bell peppers

Fruits:

cantaloupe, mango, apricots, tomatoes

Recommended intake

900 mcg/day for men
700-1300 mcg/day for women

Varies with age and pregnancy and lactation status. The upper limit across all genders is 3,000 mcg/day.

Our vitamin A

The kind of vitamin A supplement matters in order to get the most benefit.

We use a combination of two different forms of vitamin A: retinyl palmitate and beta carotene. Both forms are equally successful in helping the body reach optimal blood levels.

References

*This fact sheet by Baze is for information purposes only and should not take the place of medical advice. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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