Solgar Dry Vitamin A tablets each provide 1500 mcg or 5000iu of Vitamin A which supports healthy mucous membranes, vision, healthy eyes and the immune system.
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin which can be found in two forms; retinol and beta carotene. Retinol can be found in foods from an animal source, with the other type of Vitamin A being derived from colourful fruits and vegetables. Retinol can be used directly by the body, whereas beta carotene needs to be converted into retinol first before it can be used.
Solgar Vitamin A tablets provide this vitamin in a form that in convenient form for those who find supplementing oil-based supplements.
Vitamin A in the retinol form can be found in cheese, eggs, oily fish, dairy products and liver. The beta carotene variant exists in green leafy vegetables, yellow vegetables and yellow and orange coloured non-citrus fruits. Several of the body's systems are dependent on sufficient levels of Vitamin A. It comes into play with wound healing and skin regrowth as it supports the epithelial skin cells and production of keratin. Eye health benefits from Vitamin A as well as the retina requires this vitamin for night and daytime vision; low Vitamin A status can cause poor vision.
Vitamin A helps support the prevention of night blindness and other eye problems, as well as some skin conditions and those prone to acne. It enhances immunity and is important in the formation of bones and teeth. It aids in fat storage and protects against colds, flu and infections of the kidneys, bladder, lungs and mucous membranes. Vitamin A acts as an antioxidant helping to protect the cells and is necessary for new and healthy cell growth. It guards against heart disease and stroke and lowers cholesterol levels. This important vitamin also slows the ageing process.
Signs of Vitamin A deficiency may be: Eye problems, recurrent infections, skin disorders including eczema, psoriasis, corns, calluses, and weight loss. Always consult your healthcare professional.
Vitamin A benefits:
- Normal iron metabolism
- Maintenance of normal mucous membranes
- Maintenance of normal skin
- Maintenance of normal vision
- Normal function of the immune system
- Process of cell specialisation
Additional Benefits of Solgar Dry Vitamin A 5000 IU:
- Supports the function of the immune system
- Contributes to healthy skin
- Supports eye health
- Dry form ideal for Vegan and Vegetarian
- Kosher certified
- FREE OF: Gluten, Wheat, Dairy, Soy, Yeast, Preservatives, Sweeteners, Artificial Flavours or Colours
Directions: As a food supplement, adults take one vitamin A tablet daily. Do not exceed the daily dose.
If you are nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. This product contains Vitamin A. Do not take if you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant, except on the advice of a doctor or antenatal clinic.
Each tablet provides: Bulking Agents: dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose. Vitamin A (5000 IU, as retinyl palmitate) 1502 µg RE, Vitamin C (as L-Ascorbic acid) 10 mg . Anti-caking Agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, Cellulose Gum.
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