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!
“I dare to ask then: what would the liver-stored vitamin A – from any and all sources – do to a smoker?”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.