Why we need it
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How much do I need?
Current recommended daily intake (RDI) for Vitamin A is 5,000 IU for adults and children over the age of 4, and 2,500 IU for children ages 3 and younger.
Why we include it:
To use the plant form of vitamin A, beta-carotene, our bodies must first convert it into retinol1 – the form of vitamin A found exclusively in animal products. We choose to include the retinol form of vitamin A in SmartyPants because we know many people don’t eat animal products, but they shouldn’t have to miss out on this form of vitamin A – which is much easier for our bodies to use. We use retinyl palmitate because it is the form our bodies use to store Vitamin A in skin and tissue.
Where can I get it?
Vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene comes primarily comes from fruits and vegetables. The more useable form of vitamin A, retinol, comes only from animal products:
We recommend you seek the advice of your pediatrician or primary care provider before making changes to you or your child’s nutrient intake.
SmartyPants vitamins are an excellent source of Omega 3s and other essential nutrients.
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