Folate: Sources, Deficiency and Toxicity

Folate: Sources, Deficiency and Toxicity

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Vitamin A: Definition, Sources, Supplements & Toxicity

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that gets stored in the body for a number of functions. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for adequate growth and development, good eye sight, proper immune response, reproduction and healthy skin. It also enhances functions of the heart, lungs, and kidneys.   There are several forms; Beta carotene (Pro-vitamin ) – found mainly in plants, is an antioxidant that can be converted in the body to vitamin A. Retinol (Preformed vitamin) –  an active form of  vitamin A in the blood, can be gotten…

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