Summer is officially here in the Northern Hemisphere. Given the ever-growing intensity of the sun, it's a good time to address the science-based role dietary intake and supplements can play in sun protection.
Today's Friday Pearl may sound a bit like claiming a favorite child, but vitamin A truly is one of our most favorite vitamins. It’s the essential, fat-soluble nutrient that the body stores mostly in the liver to be released into the blood stream whenever needed. The human body cannot make vitamin A—we can only obtain it from external sources.