Vitamin A can be found in plant foods, specifically orange and red foods, as well as organic butter, cream and fish oils, and this vitamin is a key factor in healthy vision and bones. Find vitamin A-rich foods with health information from a registered dietitian and licensed nutritionist in this free video on healthy eating.
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Hi, I'm Rachael Richardson, with Nutrolution, in Miami Beach, Florida. In this clip we're talking about vitamin A, and where to get it, and what are the benefits. And so, vitamin A is a very important nutrient just like all the nutrients, and it's found in several different types of foods. It's found in plant foods in one form, and if you focus on orange and red foods this is where, naturally orange and red foods that is, that's where you're going to get your your precursor to vitamin A, so oranges, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots of course, cantaloupe, all of these things have vitamin A. The other type of vitamin A, which is actually more easy for the body to use, comes from foods like organic butter and organic cream, and also from things like fish oils as well; specifically cod liver oil. Vitamin A is used for lots of things in the body, but its main functions that we think of are vision and bone health. And so, if you want to have strong bones and healthy vision definitely include foods such as organic butter, carrots, melon, and all of these other foods that we've talked about today. This has been Rachael, with Nutrolution, in Miami Beach, Florida.