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A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Vitamin A, Niacin

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.

Niacin is a form of Vitamin B3. It is found in foods and is also produced in the body from tryptophan, which is found in protein-containing food. Niacin rich foods include: turkey breast, chicken breast, peanuts, mushrooms, liver, tuna, green peas, grass-fed beef.


Vitamin A and Niacin - Vitamins for Pimples:  Pimples disappear if you take niacin, 100 milligrams three times per day, and vitamin A, 100 milligrams once daily.

Always seek professional medical advice before taking herbal medications
     

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