Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin, this vitamin plays a key role in maintaining the functions of all living organisms. It’s deficiency and large intake can cause various diseases. It fights with bacterial, parasitic and viral infections, helps in eye and skin related problems, cataracts, HIV/AIDS, prevents night blindness and problems in reproduction and fertility etc.
WHY WE NEED VITAMIN A?
We need vitamin A because it is very important nutrient for us. It makes our immune system stronger, keeps healthy our main organs such as kidneys, heart, brain etc. It maintains our eye vision, helps in growth of cells and tissues, improves reproduction and fertility, fights with infections. Hence we can say that vitamin A plays a crucial role in maintaining not only our health but it also important for all living organisms that exists in this planet because they also need this vitamin for their health.
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DOES VITAMIN A HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT?
As we know calories are very important in gaining weight. Therefore vitamins does not contain calories that is why vitamin A does not help in gaining weight. However if you facing problems related to weight gain so, you should meet with your personal doctor.
DOES VITAMIN A HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?
Vitamin A is not a specific supplement for weight loss. However, it’s side effects can cause weight loss. Other nutrients such as vitamin b, vitamin C, VITAMIN d, iron, zinc, calcium, can help you to lose weight but only nutrients can’t help you to lose weight, you should perform exercises as well and most importantly your diet, sleep, routine and control in your diet all should be maintained. ☆
DOES VITAMIN A MAKE YOUR SKIN GLOW?
Vitamin A is known for making and repairing of cells and tissues therefore it repaires our damaged cells and tissues and make them hydrated and prevents skin problems such as acne,tanning from Sun etc. As it enhances our health quality and most importantly immunity that is why it indirectly improves our health quality and makes our skin glow.
DOES VITAMIN A HELP WITH HAIR GROWTH?
We know that vitamin A repairs and makes new cells and tissues from older ones. Therefore it repaires and makes new cells and tissues of hair and provides strength to them. Also it helps skin glands to make oily substance which mosturises our scalp and prevent dryness. Also it makes our immune system stronger and helps in cell division which indirectly helps in hair growth.
HOW MUCH VITAMIN A SHOULD WE TAKE DAILY?
It is advised that 700 micrograms and 900 micrograms for adult women and men should be taken in a day. However it clearly depends on your routine, diet, activities, health etc.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY?
It can cause skin dryness, night blindness, poor immunity, poor wound healing, chest and throat infections, problems in reproduction etc.
Vitamin a can cause swelling of bones, mouth ulcers, mental problems, birth defects to pregnant women, vomiting, poor appetite, headache, vision problems, hair loss etc.
WHAT IS THE BEST SOURCE OF VITAMIN A?
1) Red, green and yellow leafy vegetables
3) Red carrot
4) Sweet potato
5) Fruits ( mango, papaya, apricot)
6) Non veg (liver and liver oil)
7) Fish (salmon)
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For your kind information, let me tell you that you can take it whenever you want, It does not have a time to take vitamin A. Instead of vitamin A supplements you should take balanced and proper diet from which you can get the essential nutrients for your body in a natural way.