- What does Vitamin A do?
Keeps the immune system balanced (immune system keeps the body from bacterial and viral diseases).
Promotes normal tissue development like teeth, soft and skeletal tissues.
Plays a role in taste sensation and increasingly in disease prevention and treatment.
- What is Vitamin A?
Vitamin A is an essential nutrient; which means we need to get it from our diet or supplement because our body cannot produce it.
Plant source: palm oil, carrots, sweet potatoes, dark green, leafy vegetables, cantaloupe, oranges, and papaya
Animal source: dairy products, meat, and fish.
- Why do people take Vitamin A?
-Dry eyes, night blindness,
-Bone deformities and slow growth,
-Coarse dry skin,
- When might you have a vitamin A deficiency?
High-fiber diet (wheat, maize, and tubers,).
Stress from work, relationships, studies.
High alcohol consumption.