June 7th, 2013
A recent study published in the Oncogenesis Journal has shown that Vitamin A can decrease prostate cancer’s ability to spread and can improve treatment and help preventing prostate cancer. It also can improve the treatment of nervous system diseases like Alzheimer’s. Hence, eat more carrots.
Vitamin A is found naturally in many foods:
Note: data taken from USDA database bracketed values are retinol activity equivalences (RAEs) and percentage of the adult male RDA, per 100 grams of the foodstuff (average).
Conversion of carotene to retinol varies from person to person and bio-availability of carotene in food varies.