Vitamin A

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

is a fat-soluble nutrient that is essential to growth and development. It is obtained in the diet from animal sources, and is also derived from beta carotene in plant foods (see Beta Carotene). Beta carotene is converted to Vitamin A in the small intesting and stored in the liver until needed by the body.

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