Amazing Facts on Vitamin A

Vitamin A is one of the most essential vitamins, soluble in fat. Vitamin A helps to maintain a healthy eyesight, neurological function, healthy skin, boosting immune system, etc. Vitamin A is full of antioxidants that help to remove free radicals and help to slow down aging.

Sources of Vitamin A:

Fruits and vegetables containing pigment are great source of vitamin A. Fish liver oils, cream, egg yolk, liver, cheddar cheese, fortified milk, and butter products are rich sources of Vitamin A. Sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli, spinach , mango , pumpkin, tomato, oatmeal, apricot , papaya are even good sources of vitamin A.

Health Benefits:

Eyesight: Vitamin A helps to improve vision and protects eyes from dryness hence keeps eyes moist. It protects retina thereby preventing night blindness, glaucoma and cataracts.

Immune Boost up: Antioxidants present in Vitamin A helps to boost up the immunity of body by removing the free radicals.

Skin Regeneration: Protects skin from infection, itching and helps in regeneration of cells by removing free radicals, hence ensures moisture retention by preventing dryness.

Bones and Teeth: It helps in building strong bones and teeth.

Acne: It helps to prevent acne by removing the free radicals and cleanse skin by reducing the secretion of sebum production.

Urinary Stone: Vitamin A helps to prevent the formation of urinary stone by reducing the formation of calcium phosphate that builds up stone in urinary bladder.

Cholesterol: Vitamin A helps in lowering the cholesterol level hence reducing the chances of heart disease.

 

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