Vitamin A from Now Foods is a dietary supplement containing in its composition vitamin A in the form of the most bioavailable retinol obtained from fish liver oil in a dose of 25,000 IU in one capsule.
The product has a high dose of vitamin A, which is why it is recommended in severe deficiencies of this organic compound, skin diseases such as psoriasis or acne, and in vision problems. Due to the fact that vitamin A participate in the formation of T and B lymphocytes, it is also recommended for immunodeficiency or in the autumn and winter.
Vitamin A is a group of organic chemical compounds from the group of fat-soluble retinoids. They are necessary to maintain full health of the body, so it should be supplied with food. Recommended daily intake for an adult ranges from 700-900uq. Strong deficiency leads to problems with skin growth and digestive system.
Vitamin A deficiency
Vitamin A deficiencies are particularly prone to people avoiding animal foods, being on long and restrictive diets with low fat content, consuming alcohol and smoking cigarettes. The effects of deficiencies are most often serious eye problems after dusk, dry eyes, very dry skin, especially on the knees and elbows, and symptoms of a decrease in the body's general immunity. In women, too low levels of vitamin A in the blood lead to menstrual disorders and fertility problems.
Vitamin A deficiencies have already been known in ancient times, where it was noted that reduced consumption of meat products rich in re tinol, causes problems with seeing after dusk. dust blindness. At that time, the natural antidote turned out to be the administration of a raw liver, which supplemented a large dose of easily absorbable vitamin A.
Vitamin A allows the production of rhodopsin - a visual dye located in the retina rods of the eye, necessary to maintain normal vision.
Vitamin A for the skin
Vitamin A is known for its accelerating epidermal regeneration. It helps in reducing scars and imperfections, strengthens the protective functions and ensures proper hydration of the skin. Supports the production of collagen and elastin, which translates into healthy skin appearance, elasticity and firmness. The administration of vitamin A in many cases helps to eliminate acne lesions resulting from eating too much processed food and hormonal imbalances in the body.
Adequate plasma vitamin A concentration removes wrinkles and discoloration. In addition, beta carotene, which is a provitamin A, has properties that reduce the sensitivity of the epidermis to UV radiation. Works as a natural sunscreen to prevent burns. Vitamin A administration is also useful in the treatment of herpes labialis and cutaneous warts.
Vitamin A belongs to the group of antioxidants, i.e. substances that eliminate the negative effects of excessive amounts of reactive oxygen species (ROS) on the body's cells. The imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants is called oxidative stress, which can contribute to damage to DNA, proteins and cells, leading to their mutation. As a result, the risk of metabolic and cancer diseases increases.
Excess free radicals also accelerates skin aging and deterioration of its elasticity. The administration of antioxidants, i.e. vitamin A, helps restore balance and avoid the negative effects of oxidative stress.
1 capsule once a day after a meal.