vitamin a

  1. Incen

    Does liver from grain-fed animals contain vitamin A?

    In my country, the majority of liver you can buy seems to come from grain-fed animals. Would these livers even contain vitamin A, seeing as the animal needs carotene to make the vitamin A (frozen too, as you can't get fresh)? I've been eating lots of liver, and it hasn't really made me feel any...
  2. sugarbabe

    Role Of Vitamins A And D In The Pathogenesis Of Influenza: A New Perspective

    I wanted to share some really great quotes from this paper: Role of Fat-Soluble Vitamins A and D in the Pathogenesis of Influenza: A New Perspective There is so much juicy info in this article I encourage everyone interested in learning about vitamin A and D to read it! I think this has many...
  3. J

    Help Desperately Needed: Ridged Fingernails!

    I don't know when this started, but it's bothering me a lot. I have these pretty pronounced vertical ridge-like structures in my fingernails. It was pretty hard to photograph, but I tried my best at it and editing it a bit to make them more easily visible: It may not look like much, but they...
  4. Twohandsondeck

    Anti-Peat Liver And Oysters Aren't Health Foods?

    I'll quickly say here that in the grand scope of the last 1-2 years, there was a time where I received great energetic benefit from consuming liver and oysters. During a short time of a few weeks I'd venture to say that I even over-consumed them in an attempt to load up on these dietary elements...
  5. Mauritio

    Vitamin E Succinate Very Effective Against Liver Carcinoma ,acetate Form Increases It

    Very interesting study that shows Vitamin E succinate to decrease hepatocellular carcinoma by 77% ! It was actually caused/increased by vitamin E acetate . I included the whole results section from the abstract ,because every point actually deserves it's own discussion . Also vitamin A and D...
  6. A

    Is Vitamin A Toxin Or Is It Excess Of It What Makes It Harmfull?

    I have pssd and im one of the low ceruloplasmin case. I heard that vitamin A is a literal toxin to the body, to the liver, etc. How true is that? I just took a capsule of 30 mg retinol palmitate (30.000 IU) and im bit scared to be honest. If i really have low copper, does it mean that i just...
  7. ecstatichamster

    Post Your Vitamin A Success Stories Here Please

    I was listening to the interview with Dr. Peat that Danny Roddy did maybe 2 or 3 years ago and Dr. Peat was talking about a good many successes with vitamin A up to 100,000 units a day. I'm now taking 25,000 units a day while I take 50,000 units of D3 and some K2 (maybe 5-15mg a day of K2 MK4)...
  8. methylenewhite

    One More Reason To Throw Your Soap And Shampoo Away. Citral Is Vit A Antagonist

    https://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/canres/48/24_Part_1/7038.full.pdf Citral is a GRAS2 status food and drug ingredient in widespread use as an additive to cosmetics and toiletries, and as a lemon flavor in foods. Citral is a simple, partially saturated, analogue of retinal, which may...
  9. Mauritio

    Vitamin A Against Endotoxin And Serotonin

    I found some cool studies on the ,in my opinion, unappreciated role of Vitamin A against Endotoxin and therefore against Serotonin. @Koveras has already posted that a single big dose dose of Vitamin A may be a treatment for autism(Vitamin A May Be A Viable Therapy For Autism (human Study))...
  10. F

    Anti-Peat Grant Genereux's Theory Of Vitamin A Toxicity

    I recently stumbled across the blog of Grant Genereux, an engineer from Canada, wherein he recounts his story of how he cured himself of severe eczema as well as chronic fatigue and brain fog with an elimination diet. But that's just the beginning of it, because he has also done what I consider...
  11. ddjd

    T3 Increases Estrogen

    I've noticed every time I take T3 the dandruff on my scalp increases massively. I can go from no dandruff to lots of dandruff after just one drop of Tyronene,over the course of a few hours. I've also noticed that methylene blue, calcium d glucarate, 5aDHP and lugols iodine all stop or reduce...
  12. D

    Vitamin A Toxicity Neutralized By Vitamin C

    This is a study posted in the 1938 Journal of Nutrition with some interesting correlations of Vitamins A, D, C, and B1. Since this is a rat study, if someone can translate the dosages into human equivalents it would be helpful. But even without the human interpretation it is obvious the...
  13. L

    Vitamins A And C Could Erase Epigenetic Marks On DNA

    Vitamins A and C Could Erase Epigenetic Marks on DNA | What is Epigenetics? the paper: http://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/early/2016/10/10/1608679113.full.pdf
  14. P

    Skeletal Muscle Phosphatidylcholine And Phosphatidylethanolamine Are Related To Insulin Sensitivity

    And the difference is big! 100% and 50% for each ,compared to subjects with higher insulin sensitivity. Egg yolks/milk and liver are rich source of these phospholipids. But yolks are the richest. Skeletal muscle phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine are related to insulin...
  15. Koveras

    Vitamin A May Be A Viable Therapy For Autism (human Study)

    Haidut has made several posts previously on autism, including on the potential therapeutic role of vitamin D and the potential causative role of serotonin. Vitamin D May Be A Viable Therapy For Autism (human Study) Children Conceived In Winter Have Much Higher Risk Of Autism Gut Dysbiosis May...
  16. P

    IGF-1

    Here probably i only post positives about igf1, as ray seeing it generally on reparative ,constructive side.(according to danny roddy,thanks to him) it is interesting most nutrient deficiencies lower igf1 but not GH! Hypothyroids have lower level of igf1...
  17. Amazoniac

    The Origin Of Ray's Association Of Vitamin A (and Hormones) With Acne

    This thread is in celebration of Koveras' subscription to the horror show. aguilaroja and burtlan, if you're reading this, acne is a type of lesion that appears on the skin of humans. ROLE OF PARENTERAL MULTIVITAMIN THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF ACNE "Many workers have reported on the beneficial...
  18. Amazoniac

    "In Deficiency Of Vitamin E, The Vitamin A Reserves Of The Liver May Be Much Reduced"

    Ray Peat Email Exchanges - Ray Peat Forum Wiki The effect of vitamin E deficiency on the vitamin A reserves of the rat -- Out of curiosity: Test Data - Green Pasture (suggested serving size) Currently unavailable since sep/15. :ss
  19. S

    Vitamin E - European Sources

    For some reason, all of the high concentration (95%) mixed tocopherol vitamin e oil is sold in the USA. I could find more than 10 different US based sources selling "natural mixed tocopherol 95%" and not a single EU based one. Which makes me wonder if there is some kind of EU regulation that...
  20. m_arch

    Accutane And Vitamin A: The Cycle - Tips Or Pointers

    As a teenager I underwent two rounds of Roaccutane (otherwise known as accutane or Isotretinoin), a synthetic form of vitamin A. Awhile ago I read online of a study mentioning the long term effects of accutane is increased vitamin A demand of the body - even after treatment, however I haven't...
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