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Vitamin A Guide Print E-mail
Written by Adrian Wozniak   
Tuesday, 29 September 2009

 Common names

    * Vitamin A, Retinol, Retinal, Retinoic acid, Carotene

Recommended Intake

    * Males ≥ 19 years: 900 ug/day
    * Females ≥ 19 years: 700 ug/day

What's Vitamin A for?

    * Vital for vision, particularly night vision
    * Repairs tissue and bone
    * Involved in reproduction and fetal development
    * Helps the immune system to fight off infections from bacteria and viruses

Best Food sources

    * Whole eggs, milk products, beef liver
    * Non-fat and low-fat dairy products. They are fortified with vitamin A to replace what is lost in fat removal
    * Dark greens and rich yellow / orange fruit and vegetables, especially carrots, cantaloupes and sweet potatoes
 

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