Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The Benefits of Vitamin A


-Vitamin A prevents night blindness and other eye problems
-Helps reduce skin disorders such as Acne....
-It enhances immunity...
-Can help heal gastrointestinal ulcers....
-Very important in the formation of bones and teeth...
-Aids in fat storage...
-Vitamin A protects against colds, flu, infections of the kidney, bladder, lung, and mucous membrane... 
-Vitamin A not only acts as an antioxidant, but it protecting against cancer and other diseases.
-It also instrumental in new cell formation...
Vitamin A guards against heart disease and stroke, and lowers cholesterol levels
-It is important that the body receives 2,000-3,000 IU's daily, but over doing this supplement can cause birth defects and weaken bones...

*Vitamin A is found in a number of foods and here are a few...- Apricots- Asparagus (cooked)- Broccoli- Capsicums- Carrots- Dairy products- Dark leafy greens- Eggs- Kidney- Mangoes- Papayas- Pumpkins-etc...

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