What is Vitamin A?
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin found in both plant foods (as beta-carotene and other carotenoids) and as preformed vitamin A (retinol) in animal foods. In the body, vitamin A plays an important role in bone growth, cell and organ functions, our immune system, reproduction, and vision.
Who should take Vitamin A?
Vitamin A is found in a variety of fruits and vegetables. But some people might need extra Vitamin A, such as pregnant and breastfeeding women, vegetarians, and young children. Also, people with certain health conditions (such as liver diseases, cystic fibrosis, and Crohn's disease) may have trouble getting enough Vitamin A.
What is Vitamin A good for?
This fat-soluble vitamin supports eye health, healthy night vision, and may help with age-related vision decline. Vitamin A is also needed for white blood cell production to support your immune system, supports bone health, and helps support healthy skin