Tagged: Vitamin A

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Vitamins may lower risk of melanoma

US researchers found a high dose of retinol supplements, a form of vitamin A, could hold promise as a chemoprotective agent against melanoma. Experts say more research is needed and that comprehensive sun protection...

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Antioxidants Studies

As everyone knows, eating and drinking are necessary for life. Less well known, however, is the fact that the body generates what are called free radicals in the process of turning food into energy....

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Vitamin Regrows Lungs

Two million Americans live with emphysema, a disease that literally eats holes in the lungs. It’s often caused by years of smoking, but some doctors believe it’s possible to reverse the damage by simply...

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Heart Disease Q&A

What is the prevalence of heart diseases in Americans? Heart disease is the biggest killer of all of the chronic diseases. Cancer comes second. They say if you don’t die of heart disease you’re...

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Vitamin A Functions

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that performs several key functions in the body: • Helps create and maintain healthy teeth, bones, and soft tissues in the body • Preserves your skin and mucous...

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What Should My Multivitamin Contain?

There are no perfect answers about what an ideal multivitamin should contain. Whether you’re a man, woman or child will help determine the product that’s best for you, as will your age, your dietary...

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Vitamin A

Beta-carotene is a vitamin A precursor, which the body uses to create complete vitamin A. Carrots, sunflower sprouts, red peppers, mangos, cantaloupes, cabbage, broccoli sprouts, as well as green leafy vegetables such as spinach...