Vegan Sources for Vitamin A

*Vegan Sources for Vitamin A

Sweet Potato                     180           214%
Carrots                                50             113%
Spinach                               41             105%
Kale                                      36             98%
Mustard Greens                36             96%
Collard Greens                  63             80%
Turnip Greens                   29             61%
Beet Greens                       39              61%
Swiss Chard                       35              60%
Winter Squash                  76              59%

You may also choose to take it in tablets, multi-vitamin or in liquid form.

Vitamin A is essential for a healthy body and it has many beneficial properties, including those listed below.

Improves Immunity: Vitamin A enhances the body’s immunity against infections by increasing the lymphocytic responses against disease-causing antigens. It keeps the mucus membranes moist to ensure better immunity and also enhances the activity of white blood cells. It not only prevents the germs from entering your body, but also helps to fight the infections once the germs gain entry into the body system, thereby ensuring a double core of protection.

Eyes: Vitamin A can aid in improving vision. It enables your eyes to adjust to light changes, keeps the eyes moist, and also improves night vision. It can prevent many conditions like dry eyes as well. Vitamin A helps in the formation of visual purple in the eyes, which can improve the vision of weak eyes. Vitamin A ensures a healthy retina and also prevents night blindness by increasing the adaptability of the human eye to both bright light and darkness. It can also significantly cut down the risks of cataracts and macular degeneration, which is commonly associated with aging. It ensures healthy and beautiful eyes. It is also thought to be beneficial for people suffering from glaucoma.

Skin: Vitamin A helps to keep your body free from free radicals and toxins, which might cause damage to your skin. It helps to keep the skin soft and supple by ensuring moisture retention, thereby preventing dryness, keratinization and skin conditions like psoriasis.

*From Heart to Heart; KejRaj!

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