Essential to form and maintain good vision, healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin, helps keep eyes, skin and mucous membranes moist, prevents cataracts, has antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals in the body that cause tissue and cellular damage, and reduces problems during pregnancy and after giving birth in malnourished women.
This form of vitamin A is beta-carotene. This type of vitamin A helps to avoid over-dosing since any excess is easily eliminated. In addition, beta-carotene does not block the absorption of vitamin D, which commonly occurs with other types of vitamin A.
Recommended dose: 25,000 IU per day (one gelcap)