Retinol

Vitamin A Helps to Protect Against Melanoma

…appeared in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, researchers followed nearly 70,000 people over a five-year period. What they found is vitamin A (retinol) supplements reduced the risk of developing melanoma by 40 percent. Interestingly, they also found that the protective effects of vitamin A were stronger…

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How to Get the Most Out of the Summer Sun

…supplement labels are required to lump beta-carotene and vitamin A together, look for retinyl palmitate or retinyl acetate, the most common forms of retinol. Just make sure to not exceed a daily dose of 10,000 IU (3,000 mcg) of vitamin A. (You can take considerably more beta-carotene.) * Finally, stay hydrated…

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