VITAMIN A is in DeLaVie

FOR HEALTHY SKIN & EYESIGHT

Vitamin A comes from retinoids and provitamin carotenoids. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin A is fundamental for the structure and efficiency of skin, eye and mucosa. Deficiency of vitamin A may cause blindness, skin problem and is a severe problem in emerging countries for children healthy development. Hypervitaminosis of vitamin A may cause nausea and vomiting, and neurological disorder.

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Vitamin A molecular structure 

Below, recommended daily dose (according to Swiss Nutrition Society). 

Found in
Vitamin A retinol Provitamin A carotenoids
Veal liver Spirulina
Beef Liver Carrots
Cod liver oil Peppers
Halibut liver oil Mangoes
Butter / Margarine Spinach
Egg Sweet potatoes
Cheese Tomato
Tuna Apricot
Whole milk Squash

A part of β-carotene is converted in vitamin A retinol

The daily dose for women
Vitamin A Retinol
Age mg/day
13-14 years 1.0
15-18 years 0.9
Adult 0.8
Provitamin A Carotenoids
2 to 4 mg/day.
The daily dose for men
Vitamin A Retinol
Age mg/day
13-14 years 1.1
15-18 years 1.1
Adult 1
Provitamin A Carotenoids
2 to 4 mg/day.