Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin, plays an important role in vision, growth and development, immune functions, red blood cell production, reproduction, and the development and maintenance of healthy skin, hair, and mucous membranes.
Vitamin A can be found in two main forms in foods: • Retinol from animal and synthetic sources• Carotenes that are synthesized by plantsThe vitamin A in BarleyLife is beta-carotene, which is the most efficient of the carotenoids for conversion to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is also an important antioxidant known to protect cells. Beta-carotene has been linked to the maintenance of ocular, cardiovascular, and immune health. AIM BarleyLife is a great source.
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Reference: AIM data sheet 2011