Vitamin A: Sources and Benefits

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Vitamins are among the essential compound or nutrient that should not be missing in our diet. We have many groups of vitamins, A, B, C, K, E, D. But this post anchors specifically on vitamin A, its sources and benefits.

Vitamin A is essential in many areas of the body system and functions, including ensuring the normality of the immune system, maintaining healthy vision and helping in adequate growth and development of unborn child or foetus in the womb.

Sources

Apart from the chemical components of vitamin A, there are other sources of vitamin A which are from plants and animals.

They include; meat, milk, carrots, broccoli, pumpkin, cabbage, avocado, chicken liver, collard greens, bell pepper, butternut squash, cheese, Dried apricot, Cod liver oil, egg yolk, mango, liver, egg, sweet potato and cantaloupe.

Health Benefits

1. Boosts Immune System:

In the body’s defence against diseases and infections, vitamin A plays…

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