Vitamin A is a fat soluble And is also a powerful antioxidant.
Vitamin A plays a very important role for healthy vision, neurological function, boost bone health, prevents urinary stones, promotes muscle growth, reduces the risk of acne, prevents cancer, healthy skin, immune system, cell growth and more. Vitamin A- like all antioxidants- is involved in reducing inflammation through fighting free radicals.
There are two types of vitamin A. One of them is primarily about the active form of vitamin A (Retinol) that comes from animal products. Second one Beta-carotene is the second type of vitamin A, which comes from plants and converts to Retinol in the body.
Where to Find?
Animal Source: Liver, fish oil, milk, butter, egg, kidney, cheese, yoghurt.
Herbal Source:Lentil, cabbage, spinach, parsley, leek, broccoli, chard, carrot, potato, melon, redbibber, watermelon, grapefruit, pea.
Daily intake of animal vitamins requires vitamin A :
1000 mcg in males
800 mcg for women
375 mcg in newborn
1-3 years of age in children 400 mcg
Children aged 7-10 years receive 700 mcg