What is Vitamin A?


Vitamin A is an essential micro-nutrient.This means that our bodies cannot manufacture it and therefore it has to be included in our diet.

Vitamin A from food is stored in the liver until required by the body and is bound to protein before being transported to where it is needed.

Vitamin A is essential for many physiological processes, including maintaining the integrity and function of all surface tissues, it is also
essential for vision, for growth and development, and for reproduction.

Food Sources of Vitamin A:

- Sweet potatoes
- Carrots
- Pumpkin
- Mangoes
- Papayas
- Liver
- Milk
- Eggs