Definitions for "vitamin A"
any of several related fat-soluble vitamins (such as retinol) essential for normal vision; it also prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes.
Retinol, a nutrient essential for proper vision and healthy skin and mucous membranes. Vitamin A is being studied in the prevention of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called retinoids.
Needed for smooth, healthy looking skin and helps build resistance to colds. Keeps moist the mucous membranes that line your mouth, respiratory passages and urinary tract-thus ensuring resistance to infection. Vitamin A also bolsters the body's natural immunity and helps counter the damaging effects of stress and aids in wound healing and detoxifying certain poisonous chemicals. Has long been known to support mucosal cell surfaces as well.
A substance used in cancer prevention. It belongs to the family of drugs called retinoids.
Derivatives of this vitamin, called retinoids, are used in its oral and topical forms to treat psoriasis.
a critical Vitamin in enhancing immunity
a family of compounds that play a role in vision, bone health, cell division and the regulation of the immune system
Assists in the development and maintenance of the bodyâ€(tm)s barriers to infection and strengthens the immune system. It is associated with a reduced risk for developing breast, stomach, cervical and lung cancer when ample levels of vitamin A are in the blood.
an important nutrient, but you have to be careful with it
an important nutrient in maintaining cell membrane integrity
The need for vitamin A in the human vision system was identified almost 100 years ago. The biochemistry was clearly identified over fifty years ago, making vitamin A the first vitamin carefully examined; hence the reason why it is called A. Another related micro-nutrient, lutein, was discovered only months ago to be involved in the biochemistry of human vision.
An isoprenoid containing isoprene units found in fruits and vegetables; belongs to related compounds called carotenoids.
a generic term for a large number of related compounds
an oil-based compound found in completed form in animal structures, most notably in fish oils, with its companion vitamin, Vitamin D
As A Treatment"...23, 1995] The study neglects to point out, however, that a vitamin A deficiency also puts an unborn child at risk and that vitamin E may prevent vitamin A from oxidizing and becoming toxic..."
As A Treatment"Unfortunately, many people consider vitamin A to be a "toxic vitamin" or one of little value because its potential dangers have been exaggerated..."
As A Treatment"...In this instance, topical, sterile vitamin A is used..."
Keywords:  halal, synthetic, plant, source
If source are plant and synthetic, it is halal.
Keywords:  ibs, link, see
See the link between IBS and Vitamin B12.
Keywords:  pat, butter, grams, serving, per
Butter contains about 3,000 IU of vitamin A per 100 grams, or 153 IU per serving (1 pat/ 5 grams).
Keywords:  dog, food
Dog Food ] Vitamin A
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entry to be edited
Keywords:  health, component, key, developing
a key component to developing health