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thejoje
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Need 25,000 IUs. Don't want to get it from fish or cod liver.

any suggestions?

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Can't you take a Vitamin A pill, supplement?

Dr Robert J Rowen is just discussing that this month; he's online. He says the body may not convert enough beta-carotene (in food like carrots) into Vitamin A (retinol), so vegans may have a Vitamin A deficiency. Various animal products he names contain Vitamin A.

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Here's my thinking:
I already take a fish oil pill (from a reputable source) that allegedly does not contain any mercury or heavy metals.
But I need additional vit A.

If the vit. A capsule (whose source is fish oil) is not screened for mercury or heavy metals, then I am exposing myself to more trouble.

This is why I am looking for a vit A whose source is not fish.

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