Vitamin A bolsters your body’s immunity, and is important for maintaining healthy skin, eyes, and gums.

Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

2997 IU

Food sources

  • Liver
  • Fish
  • Egg yolk
  • Fortified dairy products

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Night blindness
  • Impaired vision
  • Reduced growth in children
  • Dry skin and eyes
  • Lowered resistance to infection

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • Helps form and maintain healthy skin, eyes, teeth, gums, hair, mucous membranes and glands
  • Necessary for night and colour vision
  • Important for resisting infectious diseases
  • Important for normal growth in children
  • Involved in fat metabolism