(as Retinyl Acetate)
Vitamin A (Retinyl Acetate) by definition is a fat-soluble vitamin or a mixture of vitamins, especially vitamin A1 or a mixture of vitamins A1 and A2, occurring principally in fish-liver oils, milk, and some yellow and dark green vegetables, and functioning in normal cell growth and development. Its deficiency causes hardening and roughening of the skin, night blindness, and degeneration of mucous membranes.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH VITAMIN A
- Helps to stimulate the retina, aids in vision
- Resistance to respiratory, and other infections
- Aids in growth and reproduction of new cells
- Helps digest protein and secrete gastric juices
- Promotes healthy skin
DEFICIENCIES OF VITAMIN A MAY LEAD TO
- Poor vision, even night blindness, from inflamed eyes
- Prolonged common colds, and other infections
- Poor appetite
- Acne, bad skin, boils, premature wrinkles
- Lack of vigor
- Overall degenerative state
Research into the benefits of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids is developing rapidly. As a result, the information contained on this website (sportformula.com) concerning deficiencies and benefits may not be current and/or correct. Always discuss the use of any vitamin, mineral, or amino acid with your doctor.
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