Tag: vitaminA

Vitamin A (retinol): A vital nutrient found in animal food sources such as liver, dairy products, eggs, and fatty fish. In addition, provitamin A carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, gamma-carotene) can be converted to vitamin A in the body. High doses of vitamin A are toxic.

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08/16/14
Circulating beta-cryptoxanthin, but not lycopene, linked to lower risk of breast cancer
10/01/11
Use of vitamin C and vitamin E is associated with less breast cancer recurrence
08/30/11
Long-term zinc supplementation is associated with reduced risk of breast cancer
04/12/11
Vitamin A may reverse early malignant transformation of breast cells
11/28/09
Carotenoids could help women with dense breasts to lower risk of breast cancer

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