Vitamin A is an almighty vitamin which is important for general growth & development, eye sight and the immune system. However, it’s source is actually not well known by most people!
Leafy green vegetables, carrots, sweet potatoes, peppers... these are all foods that most people come up with when asked about sources of Vitamin A. In actual fact, these plants actually provide our bodies with the precursor to vitamin A, known as carotenoids. These are of course important for our body, but we also need to satisfy our vit A needs by consuming pure vitamin A foods, which contains retinol.
Bio available vitamin A
Vitamin A precursor which needs to be converted
1 unit of retinol
6 units carotenes for 1 unit retinol
I am sorry to be the one to say that plants do not provide the body with enough vitamin A to meet our daily requirements :( Which is one of the reasons I do not recommend a vegan diet, everything needs a balance which is why I recommend a Reducetarian diet. Alternatively, instead of being vegan, you can be a vegetarian allowing you to eat egg yolks and dairy product :)
Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin, which means that it is vital to have enough (not too much!) fat in your system for healthy absorption. i.e. people one a low fat diet may experience vit A deficiency.
Never fear, nature is here! Isn’t it a nice coincidence that the heavy source of vit A comes from fatty foods such as egg yolk and butter? Another reason to consume vitamin A naturally and never through synthetic supplements!
Furthermore, vitamin D (obtained primarily from Superman’s source of power, the sun; a partially from food) prevents toxicity from elevated levels of natural vitamin A.
I would really appreciate if you could take a minute to review Naturalis Balance!
Thank you very much for all your support!