If we were to stick with naturally produced beta-carotene and meet the demand for industrial quantities, then we would have to find the organism with the highest possible beta-carotene content on Earth…So we did!
Why smokers should avoid beta-carotene
“I dare to ask then: what would the liver-stored vitamin A – from any and all sources – do to a smoker?”
Health risks of taking too much vitamin A
Retinyl ester is a retinol ready to go, if you want. Is like me packing to go hiking or me actually hiking. It is the same thing, only with an “action” twist.
Watch vitamin A in kiddos! No kidding!
Children ages 5 or less are a very special category of candidates for enriched vitamin A diet or supplementation intake. That’s because of three potential reasons: mother’s malnourishment during pregnancy, measles or pneumonia infection, or simple growth requirements for the age.
Your body won’t say NO to vitamin A!
Not too long ago I was searching for vitamin A related videos on YouTube. I wanted to see what was the “current state of affairs” in vitamin A awareness. It struck me that the most scientifically correct videos had the least number of viewers and the most entertaining, least accurate ones had the top viewership.
Vitamin A eye drops for dry eyes
The information is as hot as the bread coming out of the oven: published less than a month ago, but perhaps on its way to revolutionizing vitamin A supplementation.
How much vitamin A you already take?
Since we gravitated around vitamin A for nearly two weeks now, let me ask you: have you ever thought that you need to take vitamin A and you wondered how much you should take every day? Did you surf the internet and maybe Youtube and learned that your less than perfect eye-sight during the night … Continue reading How much vitamin A you already take?
Why you should NEVER eat bear or seal liver
While investigating the facts and fiction of vitamin A hypervitaminosis, I found myself able to confirm with published scientific evidence why one should NEVER eat bear or seal liver. By never I mean never-ever, even if facing starvation somewhere far away from any civilization. Tempting as it is to learn how people discovered this, I … Continue reading Why you should NEVER eat bear or seal liver
The carrot diet: the end
The story I am about to tell you was triggered by a very famous clinical trial, back in the ‘80s – the ATBC trial. As you very well expect, I had NO IDEA what was going on back at the time. All I knew was that my mom was a heavy smoker.