Benefits of Vitamin A (Retinol)
- Prevents eye problems
- Boosts the immune system of our body
- Promotes growth and Increases the cell development
- Healthy Skin
Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin A Deficiency
Vitamin A deficiency is a major problem all around the world and which is more common in the poor and developing countries. The lack of Vitamin A in humans can cause night blindness which is high among pregnant woman, xerophthalmia and Keratomalacia.
How much do I need?
The necessary intake of Vitamin for a man per day is 900 micrograms and for a woman it is 700 micrograms.
What are the Vitamin A Natural Sources?
The Vitamin A is rich in the following Items
Carotenoids – Plant Derived
- Green Vegetables
Preformed Retinol – Animal Derived
- Liver Oil
- Egg Yolk
- If you are taking medications for Acne or suffering from skin problems then it is suggested to avoid Vitamin A intake.
- Pregnant woman should avoid liver and the products made using liver which is high in Vitamin A to avoid risk of birth.
- Increased amount of Vitamin A can cause damages to bone and liver. Avoid intake of Vitamin A more than 1500 micrograms.