What Is Vitamin D3 Used For?

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Definition

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin.


Alternative Names

Retinol; Retinal; Retinoic acid; Carotenoids


Function

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy skin, teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucus membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye.

Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed for reproduction and breast-feeding.

Retinol is an active form of vitamin A. It is found in animal liver, whole...

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