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Vitamin A Remedies

Vitamin A -  also known as retinol, helps form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissue, mucus membranes and skin. Vitamin A helps the body's natural defence against illness and infection work properly and helps promotes good vision. Foods rich in Vitamin A: Beef Liver, Eggs, Butter, Broccoli, Spinach, Kale, Sweet Potato and Carrots, Cheese, Oily fish, Milk and Yogurt. You can get Vitamin A by including good sources of Beta-carotene in your diet.

Beta-carotene is a red-orange pigment found in: Apricots, Asparagus, Broccoli, Grapefruit, Sweet Potatoes, Squash, Kale, Ketchup, Dandelion leaves, Chilli Powder, Oregano, paprika, Parsley, Carrots, Onions, Chives, Peas, Pumpkin, Plums, Peppers and Chinese Cabbage.

Health Advice: If you are pregnant or considering having a baby you should seek advice about your Vitamin A intake with your doctor.


Vitamin A – Vitamins for Bulimia: 10,000 international units once daily.

Vitamin A  - Vitamins for Dementia: 100 milligrams twice daily.

Vitamin A – Vitamins for Flu (Influenza):  Vitamin A is a natural antiviral agent that is necessary for your immune system to work properly. The cells that line your airways and intestines work as a barrier to defend against viruses such as the flu. Vitamin A helps maintain those barriers by developing and maintaining your white blood cell count, fighting infections and viruses. The recommended daily intake of vitamin A ranges from 700-900mcg for adults. Eat plenty of foods rich in vitamin A such as spinach, eggs or mangoes or take vitamin A as a supplement.

Vitamin A – Vitamins for Hearing Loss: Take 100 milligrams once a day.

Vitamin A - Vitamins for Vision Loss: Vitamin A can help to repair damage to the eyes. Take 200 milligrams twice daily.

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