Vitamin A Benefits and Sources

February 25, 2010 at 6:21 am 1 comment

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for human body. It is a yellow crystalline compound. It has a group of compounds that play an important role in cell reproduction, vision, bone growth etc. Like all the vitamins Vitamin A plays an important role for the proper functioning of human body.

There are so many benefits of Vitamin A. The best health benefit is that Vitamin A helps us to see better. It makes our vision power very strong. It also keep the cornea moist and protect it from any damage.

Vitamin A is also useful for immune system. It is helpful to maintain our immune system which helps human body to fight against infections and harmful diseases. The people having stronger immune system are getting less infected than the people having weak immune system.

Vitamin A also prevents us from heart problems, lower cholesterol level, stroke etc. It acts as a guard for various infections like parasitic infections.

Vitamin A helps us for the proper growth of teeth, bones. It also prevents our teeth, bones from infections.

Vitamin A is also known as wrinkle eliminator. Vitamin A reduces the lines of your face skin and provide you with healthy skin. It also helps to improve skin conditions like acne.

Harmful effects because of the deficiency Vitamin A are vision problems, infection diseases etc. Vitamin A should be taken in proper amount. High amount of Vitamin A may also be harmful to your body health. .7mg of Vitamin A is sufficient for men and .6mg for women.

The best sources of Vitamin A are plant sources. Some of the best sources are potato, mango, papaya, carrot, peaches etc. Milk products and eggs also have sufficient amount of Vitamin A.

The deficiency of Vitamin A can be seen as: People unable to see in dark, poor growth of child, skin problems in kids etc.

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  • 1. Viki B.  |  February 26, 2010 at 12:55 am

    This is true! I started eating more yellow and orange fruits and vegetables this year and my skin is visibly radiant. Vitamin A is also my maintainance for my skin regimen and facial treatment.. 😉


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