Thursday, July 21, 2011

Benefits of Vitamin A

Vitamin A:
  • promotes the health of eyes and skin.
  • increases immunity to infections and reduces free radicals.
  • protects against tumors, especially lung.
  • improves skin texture and reduces age spots.
Natural sources include:

carrots, winter squash (kabocha, butternut, etc), rutabaga, other yellow-orange vegetables, broccoli, kale, and other dark green leafy vegetables, and nori.

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