Beta-Carotene Vitamin A by Schiff
Schiff - Beta-Carotene Vitamin A 25000 IU - 90 Softgels
Schiff Beta-Carotene Vitamin A 25000 IU is also known as provitamin A because it can be converted into vitamin A within the body. Not only can Schiff Beta Carotene be used to make vitamin A when needed, it is also a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants are needed to protect the body from harm due to damaging compounds generated during our body's metabolism called free radicals.
Beta-Carotene is a strongly-coloured red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits. It is an organic compound and chemically is classified as a hydrocarbon and specifically as a terpenoid (isoprenoid). Carotene is the substance in carrots that colours them orange and is the most common form of carotene in plants. Betacarotene, a precursor form of vitamin A typical of vegetable sources such as carrots, is selectively converted into retinoids, so it does not cause hypervitaminosis A; however, overconsumption can cause carotenosis, a benign condition in which the skin turns orange.
The carotenes possess antioxidant properties. Vitamin A serves several biological functions including involvement in the synthesis of certain glycoproteins. Vitamin A deficiency leads to abnormal bone development, disorders of the reproductive system, xerophthalmia (a drying condition of the cornea of the eye), and ultimately death.
Commercially available beta-carotene is produced synthetically or from palm oil, algae, or fungi. Beta-carotene is converted to retinol, which is essential for vision and is subsequently converted to retinoic acid, which is used for processes involving growth and cell differentiation.
Schiff, a leader in the natural supplement industry since its beginnings more than 70 years ago, is one of the most trusted and respected brands due to its focus on research, innovations and delivery of high quality dietary supplements. Schiff emphasizes the use of only the finest ingredients to ensure every product meets strict standards for identity, purity and stability.
Schiff Guarantees Quality At Every Step
In today’s complex dietary supplement market, it’s hard for consumers to know what to buy or which brand to trust. Schiff is one of the most trusted and respected brands in the natural supplement industry, having provided consumers with pure and high quality nutrition products for more than 70 years. Schiff guarantees the purity and potency of its products with stringent quality controls at every point of the manufacturing, packaging and distribution process.
Schiff Sources It
Schiff requires that raw materials shipped to its manufacturing facilities meet a strict supplier certification process that confirms identity, purity, stability and potency. If the ingredients don’t meet Schiff’s stringent standards, they are returned as unacceptable. Additionally, Schiff conducts periodic on-site audits at vendor facilities to ensure that ingredients are being processed to Schiff’s high standards.
Schiff Tests It
Schiff’s chemists and microbiologists test products to ensure that they meet the brand’s strict standards for identity, potency, stability and purity. Raw ingredients, manufacturing processes and finished products are monitored to make certain that products are produced with the highest level of quality. Additionally, a computerized statistical control system automatically checks products at regular intervals during the manufacturing process to ensure physical quality.
Schiff Packages It
For consumer protection and added confidence when purchasing Schiff products, Schiff double-seals bottles with both neck and cap seals. Schiff labels are marked with expiration dates to ensure freshness. Labels also identify the name of the active ingredients, potency and recommended serving and list a toll-free Schiff consumer service number to call for more information.
One (1) to three (3) softgels daily with a meal.
Schiff, a leader in the natural supplement industry since its beginnings more than 65 years ago, is one of the most trusted and respected brands due to its focus on research, innovations and delivery of high quality dietary supplements. Schiff emphasizes the use of only the finest ingredients to ensure every product meets strict standards for identity, purity and stability. The Schiff brand is owned by Salt Lake City-based Schiff Nutrition Group, which develops, manufactures, markets and sells branded and private label vitamins and nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world.
Salt Lake City,