Posts tagged essential nutrients
Vitamin A: Retinol vs Beta-carotene

Retinol (aka Vitamin A) is a highly important essential vitamin for various processes and functions of the body. Do not confuse retinol with beta-carotene, as beta-carotene is not technically a usable form of vitamin A, but a precursor. Theoretically, beta-carotene should convert into retinol, but many people either have a very low capacity to do this or lack the ability to do so completely.

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