The role of vitamin A
Good for your vision
Vitamin A (Retinol) contributes to the maintenance of normal moisture balance of your eyes and is necessary to maintain good eyesight.
Supports your immune system
Vitamin A has a positive effect on your immune system and thus contributes towards good resistance.
Important for your skin
Vitamin A nourishes your skin from the inside and also helps keep it healthy. In addition, this vitamin supports your skin's ability to regenerate.
Good for your mucous membranes
Vitamin A is good for maintaining normal structure and function of the mucous membranes in your lungs and intestines.
Recommended daily allowance
As an adult, you need 800µg vitamin A per day.
If you are breastfeeding, the recommended amount is 1100µg per day. The maximum safe dose is 3000µg per day.
Did you know …
* You get vitamin A primarily from (offal) meat, eggs, butter and fish?
* Your body converts the carotenoids in carrots and greens into vitamin A?
* Vitamin A helps your skin recover effectively after the weight loss operation?