15/03/2017 by Admin 0 Comments
Nutrition Info - Vitamin A
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin A function in normal vision in dim light, immunity, development of bones and teeth, the formation of sperm, egg cells and fetal development. Besides vitamin A is able to renew the epithelial cells and prevent cancer
Vitamin A deficiency can cause night blindness, changes in the structure of the eye because the tear glands are unable to remove the tear, causing drying membrane covering the cornea of the eye, decreased immunity so vulnerable to infection, the skin becomes dry and rough, inhibit cell growth, and lack of appetite eat.
Therefore, make sure yourself to get adequate intake of vitamin A found in animal foods are liver, egg yolk, milk, and butter; whereas carotene (pro-vitamin A) found in foodstuffs of vegetable namely dark green vegetables and fruits that are yellow orange, for example, cassava leaves, beans, kale, spinach, long beans, green beans, carrots, tomatoes, yellow corn, papaya, mango, jackfruit cooked and oranges.