Vitamin A (Retinol and Beta carotene) Assessment

Vitamin A 

Effective For:

  • Healthy skin inside and out
  • Protection against infections
  • Antioxidant and immune system booster
  • Protects against some forms of cancer
  • Essential for night vision

Vitamin A Promoters:

  • Works with zinc. Vitamin C and E help protect it.

 

Top Vitamin A Foods

Beef Liver Veal Liver Carrots Watercress Cabbage
Squash Sweet Potatoes Melons Pumpkin Mangoes
Tomatoes Broccoli Apricots Papayas Tangerines

 

 

Vitamin A Assessment

Score 1 point for each symptom that you experience on a REGULAR basis. 

_______   Mouth ulcers or cold sores

_______   Reduced night vision

_______   Acne, rashes,or skin infections

_______   Frequent colds or infections

_______   Dry, flaky skin or itching skin

_______   Dandruff or dry scalp

_______   Thrush or cystitis

_______   Athlete’s foot

_______   Diarrhea or mushy, watery stools

Vitamin A Score _________

If you scored 2 or more this means you need more of this nutrient. Refer back to the list of foods containing Vitamin A. Over the next few weeks try to include some of the listed foods in your diet.

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