“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?
For the sake of proper representation – and entertainment! – picture for yourself a … NEEDLE. Yeah, the common, average sewing needle you’ll go buy if you’d need to fix a button that just fell of your favored dress shirt. The thing would perhaps measure just about 3 to 4cm (1 to 1.5inches) in length … Continue reading Gauging a drug size
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.
When I think about vitamin A supplementation I have a flashback to a memory of when I was 12. I was raised by a single mother with some help from her mother, my grandmother, and family. We lived in a modest apartment with only the minimum necessary, but I had a fish tank! That fish … Continue reading Vitamin A – the beginning