Vitamin A is an essential fat-soluble vitamin that serves important roles in modulating skin health, vision, gene transcription, and immune system functioning. Retinol and beta-carotene are some of the most common forms of vitamin A.
Vitamin A plays a vital role in immune function by supporting the growth and distribution of T-cells, a type of white blood cell that protects your body from infection. It is implicated in preventing the development of night blindness and may help slow the age-related decline of eyesight. Vitamin A is essential to maintain skin health, it prevents dryness and improves wound healing. It may play a role in treating acne by regulating the production of the protein keratin in hair follicles[4,5]. It is essential for maintaining a healthy reproductive system in both men and women, as well as ensuring the normal growth and development of embryos during pregnancy[6,7].
Sources: Salmon, Cheese, Squash, Carrots, Kale, Red Pepper