Ingredient Name: Vitamin A (Retinol, Retinoic Acid)
What is it? Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that supports many important functions in the body, from eyesight and immune function to skin health. Vitamin A comes from animal sources including dairy, liver, and fish oils. The precursor the vitamin A, provitamin A, comes from plant sources rich in carotenoids like tomatoes, oranges, and carrots, as well as leafy greens like spinach.
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