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Vitamin A Supplements Review, Including Beta-Carotene and Cod Liver Oil
 

Initial Posting: 10/19/18   Last Update: 11/20/18
Vitamin A Supplements (Including Cod Liver Oil) Reviewed by ConsumerLab.com

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Best Quality Vitamin A Supplements Identified, Including Cod Liver Oil



Vitamin A supplements with beta-carotene / retinol, including cod liver oil, compared in this review
Bluebonnet Vitamin A NOW Vitamin A Solaray Vitamin Dry A
Bronson Vitamin A Nutrilite Multi Carotene Spring Valley (Walmart) Vitamin A
Carlson Kid's Norwegian Cod Liver Oil Pure Encapsulations Vitamin A The Vitamin Shoppe Cod Liver Oil
GNC Beta-Carotene Puritan's Pride Beta-Carotene Vitacost Cold Water Arctic Cod Liver Oil
Bluebonnet Vitamin A Bronson Vitamin A Carlson Kid's Norwegian Cod Liver Oil GNC Beta-Carotene NOW Vitamin A Nutrilite Multi Carotene Pure Encapsulations Vitamin A Puritan's Pride Beta-Carotene Solaray Vitamin Dry A Spring Valley (Walmart) Vitamin A The Vitamin Shoppe Cod Liver Oil Vitacost Cold Water Arctic Cod Liver Oil
Make sure the vitamin A supplement you take passed our test and is right for you!
Isn't your health worth it?
Vitamin A is necessary to maintain good vision, skin and immune functioning. Vitamin A supplements may slow the progression of macular degeneration, enhance healing after laser eye surgery, and reduce the risk of certain cancers. At the same time, getting too much vitamin A can be dangerous.

So how do you know if you need a vitamin A supplement and, if you do, how can you tell which is best?

In this comprehensive review about vitamin A supplements, you'll get test results and quality ratings for 12 supplements (two of which failed to contain all the vitamin A they claimed), including products tested through CL's voluntary Quality Certification Program. You'll learn:
    • Which vitamin A supplements passed or failed ConsumerLab.com's testing and review and which were selected as CL's Top Picks
    • Which vitamin A supplements and which products exceed tolerable intake limits and, therefore, pose a greater risk of causing adverse effects
    • Who should take a vitamin A supplement, and what it can and cannot do for your health
    • Which cod liver oils passed our tests for freshness and purity
    • Direct comparisons and quality ratings of vitamin A supplements, including cost comparisons
    • How vitamin A supplement labels are changing from IUs to micrograms RAE (retinol activity equivalents) and what you need to know when reading them
    • Recommended daily intake and dosages of vitamin A
    • Which foods are rich in vitamin A or beta-carotene
    • Cautions when using vitamin A, including potential drug interactions, interactions with other supplements, potential side-effects of vitamin A from retinol forms (such as retinyl palmitate) and beta-carotene
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ConsumerLab.com Answers -- for Vitamin A Supplements Review, Including Beta-Carotene and Cod Liver Oil
Question:
Can supplements with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins A and E cause you to die sooner? Get the answer >>

Question:
Do any supplements help prevent sunburn or skin damage from sun exposure? Get the answer >>

Question:
What is fermented cod liver oil, such as Blue Ice? Is it better than regular cod liver oil? Get the answer >>

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Do any supplements help prevent or improve cataracts? Get the answer >>

Question:
Is it true that fish oil supplements may contain soy? I'm allergic! Get the answer >>

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Why is beta-carotene still an ingredient in some supplements? Isn't it dangerous? Get the answer >>

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Are the "% DV" numbers on vitamin supplement labels really based on what I need? Get the answer >>

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Is it true that overdoses of vitamin D only occur when you don't get enough vitamin K? Get the answer >>

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Does taking a laxative interfere with the absorption of vitamins or minerals? Get the answer >>
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