Vitamin A (retinol)

Eat More Fruits & Veggies For Enough Vitamin A

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It takes twice as much broccoli, cantaloupe and carrots--and other carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables--as previously thought to satisfy the body's vitamin A requirement, says a panel of experts from the National Academy of Sciences.

Vitamin A -- Seeing is believing

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The article provides focuses on the source of vitamin A which is found in carotenoid-containing fruits and vegetables. Retinol is one of the most usable forms of vitamin A and is found in plant a...

The Best Age Erasers for Your Skin

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1. FOR TOLERANT SKIN

Eau Thermale Avène Rétrinal 0.1 ($55; 800-459-8663 for office locator) comes in three strengths, including 0.1% retinol--which is the highest amount in OTC products.
2. FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

Maximum Strength Refining Night Creme ($48; skin ceuticals.com for office locator) time-releases retinol to minimize irritation.
3. FOR SAGGING SKIN

L'Oréal Paris Advanced Revitalift Complete SPF 15 Lotion ($17; drugstores) features pro-elastyl, a bioengineered ingredient that boosts production of elastin to keep skin supple.
4. FOR EXTRA-DRY SKIN

The Role of Antioxidants and Vitamin A in Ovarian Cancer: Results From the Women's Health Initiative

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Antioxidant nutrients and carotenoids have been inconsistently associated with ovarian cancer risk. We examined the relationship between intake of dietary and supplemental antioxidant nutrients i...

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