Vitamin A

$14.80

Vitamin A, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contains 10,000 I.U. per softgel of palmitate in fish liver oil.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contains 10,000 I.U. per softgel of palmitate in fish liver oil.

Functions

Vitamin A (retinol) is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for vision, growth, reproduction, cell division, and the integrity of the immune system.

The most well-known function is its role in vision. As part of the membrane-bound visual protein rhodopsin, it is essential in the eyes for converting light into nerve impulses. Night blindness and xeropthalmia are signs of moderate to severe deficiency. Xerophthalmia is a common cause of preventable blindness in many underdeveloped countries around the world.

Vit A is essential for normal cellular differentiation. Its metabolite, retinoic acid, assumes a central role in gene activation and transcription.

Indications

This product may be a useful dietary supplement for those who wish to increase their daily intake.

Formula

Each softgel contains:

  • Vitamin A (from palmitate and fish liver oil [cod]) – 10,000I.U.

Suggested Use

One softgel daily with a meal, or as directed by one of our health coach professionals.

Side Effects

No adverse side effects have been reported.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.

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