Vitamin A is important for maintaining eye health. Vitamin A helps to create the pigments in the retina of the eye, and it is also essential for night vision.
Since vitamin A helps to promote cell development, it is beneficial for skin growth and repair. This property of vitamin A is also useful for the maintenance of mucous membranes.
Vitamin A also helps the immune system function properly.
With animal products, vitamin A can be found in meat (especially liver), dairy products, eggs, and fish. Pro-vitamin A is found in orange vegetables like carrots and sweet potatoes, and in green vegetables like spinach and other dark leafy vegetables. Fruits with pro-vitamin A include apricots, grapefruit, cantaloupe, mangoes and watermelon.
People who don't get enough vitamin A in their diet
People who want to support healthy skin and eyes
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Make sure you get enough iron in your diet, because it helps vitamin A get absorbed and metabolized by our bodies. Too little iron in the body will result in less vitamin A being absorbed from our diet.