Beneficios de la vitamina A

La vitamina A, conocida también como retinol, es esencial para la formación de la púrpura visual en la retina, la cual permite ver en la oscuridad. El betacaroteno, precursor de la vitamina A que se encuentra en los vegetales, tiene propiedades antioxidantes, lo cual significa que protege a las células contra el daño tóxico diario de la oxidación.Beneficios de la vitamina A

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Last reviewed 2/18/2013 by Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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