Vitamin A

Functions

  • Immunity
  • Vision
  • Reproduction
  • Supports cell growth which is why Vitamin A is crucial for proper functioning of heart, Kidneys, Lungs and other vital organs
  • As it is a fat soluble vitamin, no supplementation is needed for individuals in dialysis.

Sources

  • Vitamin A is found naturally in many foods and is added to some foods, such as milk and cereal, called fortification of foods.
  • Carrots
  • Beef liver and other organ meats
  • Fish
  • Tomatoes
  • Eggs
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Broccoli, Squash and carrot
  • Apricots, Mangos, Cantaloupe
  • Dairy products—cream, butter, fortified milk

Food Sources of Vitamin A

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