skin cancer prevention

Vitamin A and Skin Cancer and Ageing Skin

Why is vitamin A important for skin cancer protection? The skin and mucosal cells (cells that line the airways, digestive tract, and urinary tract) function as a barrier and form the body’s first line of defense against infection. Retinol (vitamin A) and its metabolites (e.g. beta carotene which is converted to vitamin A) are required […]

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