Vitamin A(ビタミンA)

Characteristics of nutrients

  • Fat-soluble vitamin
  • Animal food contains vitamin A
  • Botanical food contains β-carotene
  • Absorption rate rises when ingested with oil
  • Β-carotene becomes vitamin A according to the necessary amount in the body


Function of nutrients

  • It has the effect of promoting skin metabolism
  • To normalize the mucosa of the skin, throat, nose, gastrointestinal tract
  • Prevent night blindness



When nutrients are deficient

  • Night blindness
  • Dry eye soreness
  • Reduction of resistance to pathogenic bacteria in the part in contact with air


When nutrients overdose

  • Difficult to overdose
  • Β-carotene is converted to vitamin A by the necessary amount in the body
  • Headaches, vomiting, rash, fatty liver, hair loss, gout, etc.


Foods rich in nutrients

  • spinach
  • carrot
  • Chicken liver
  • Cow liver
  • Firefly squid


Nutrient list
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EnergyPantothenic acid
Saturated fatty acids n-3 fatty acids
Dietary fiber n-6 fatty acids
Vitamin ACalcium
Vitamin DMagnesium
Vitamin ERin
Vitamin KZinc
Vitamin B1Copper
Vitamin B2Manganese
Vitamin B6Lodine
Vitamin B12Selenium
Vitamin CChromium
Folic acidiron