It really is quite the study! I started drinking pure daily pineapple juice after I read it, as I have many floaters. I have one in my right eye that is particularly annoying when working on the computer (I basically only notice it then). I do think I have somewhat less floaters now, but the annoying one is still there (about 8 weeks in). I will keep on doing it for a couple more months and will report back ;-))
When I was doing my reading, I think I remember that pineapple also has a tonne of vitamin A, which is involved in collagen production. So, out with the old and in with the new? Whole is usually better because all the bits work together.
Michele is doing this. Here are his 30 and 60 day updates:
I am also 2 months in, but haven’t re-mapped to see how it is going. Will have a video about that eventually though.
They are beta carotenes, which are very inefficiently converted into vitamin A - about a 12:1 ratio. So you can also stop eating carrots to improve your eyesight.
Some animal sourced vitamin A is a much better bet - it is not called retinol for nothing.
Vitamin A - Enough is good, more is not better. Too much is deadly. That said, I am currently supplementing Retinol as an experiment related to a skin condition, in addition to eating a high fat diet which naturally comes with a significant amount of retinol.
Sadly the USDA Nutrient Database no longer makes it easy to search for a list of foods by nutrient, but as an example
https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168221/nutrients - Pork fat 24 µg/100g
https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/783965/nutrients - Eggs, scrambled with butter 184 µg/100g
Sounds like it’s all sorted then!
The advantage of natural beta-carotenes is that you are unlikely to overdose on them.
Actually, the toxic dose of vitamin A can only realistically happen with supplementation. Or by eating several pounds of beef liver every day for several months (or maybe years).
That is the usual warning. At one stage of my life when I was under extreme stress I developed boils in my ears. This is a good 40 years ago. Different antibiotics prescribed by the doc just made things worse. I stopped them and went the vitamin supplement route. C did nothing, nor did the B group, or E. In desperation I talked the pharmacist into selling me A supplements in spite of having no prescription. I took a 2 week course, the most he was willing to sell me. Miraculous relief. I woudn’t wish boils in the ears of my worst enemy, although it would make a good curse.
Of course now one can just buy vit. A online.
Eating liver from carnivores gets you to toxic dose. Eat your organ meats from something low on the food chain.