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Vitamin A

Vitamin A (Retinol)

While vitamin A is essential for good health, it can be toxic in high doses. Learn more about it.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

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Vitamin A and Bone Health

This fact sheet explains where we get vitamin A, how much of this important vitamin we need, how it can build up in the body to excessive levels, and how you can assess your own vitamin A intake.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS

Vitamin A: Fact Sheet for Consumers

Answers basic questions about the antioxidant vitamin A, such as, what foods contain it, and the amount needed to provide the recommended dietary allowance.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS