Top health benefits of vitamin A :


Top health benefits of vitamin A

Fat-soluble compounds is known as vitamin A which improves vision.



It has found both in  animals and in plants.


It has two different forms;

  • Preformed vitamin A

  • Provitamin A


Vitamin A active kind is known as Preformed which mainly exist in;

  • Meat

  • Egg yolks

  • Fish

  • Chicken

  • Trout

  • Salmon

  • Butter

  • Beef liver.


Inactive kind of vitamin A is known as Provitamin which are found in plants .

It includes ;

  • Sweet potatoes

  • Carrots

  • Spinach

  • Pumpkin

  • Papaya


Vitamin A Daily Usage:


Experts recommends it;

  • 900 mcg for men

  • 700 mcg for women

  • 300-600 mcg for children.


Following are the top health benefits of vitamin A :



1_ It preserves eye sight:


  • Proper intake of it enhances your sight.

  • Vitamin A deficiency causes night blindness .

  • In night blindness, people can see normally during the day but can’t see in night because eye can’t pick up light at lower levels.

  • Beta_carotene reduces night blindness.


2_ It enhances your system of immunity :


  • In white blood cells production Vitamin A plays a key role which captures bacteria and other harmful viruses from your blood.

  • That’s why proper intake of vitamin A boost your immune system.

  • On the other hand, deficiency of it delays your recovery during sickness.


3_ Vitamin A reduces Acne :


  • Acne are ugly spots that exist in various body parts.

  • Though acne doesn’t produce any harms physically to your body but it causes a serious effect mentally which includes ;

  • Self-esteem

  • Depression

  • Anxiety


4_ It helps in fertility :


  • In female it helps in the development of eggs.

  • In male it enhances sperms health.

During pregnancy it plays an important role to women health.



5_ Vitamin A maintains bone health :


  • For bone health the important food nutrients are

  • Proteins

  • Calcium

  • Vitamin D

In bone growth improvement vitamin A mainly uses.

  • Deficiency of it causes bone fractures.


Too much intake of Vitamin A :


Although vitamin A has many health benefits but excess use of it can be harmful too.


It may causes ;

  • Bone pain

  • Dizziness

  • Dry skin

  • Discoloration ( yellow)

  • Hair loss

  • Skin rash

  • Headache

  • Decreased appetite

  • Sunlight sentivity.


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Top Health Benefits of Vitamin C 


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