A vitamin A deficiency can usually be easily controlled. Anyone who wants to eliminate a vitamin A deficiency quickly and effectively is often advised to take a dietary supplement. There are several forms of intake.
A vitamin A deficiency is the first thing that affects the human visual function. With vitamin A deficiency, more and more light-sensitive pigments disappear. For this reason, the most common sign of a vitamin A deficiency is a visual disturbance. In severe cases this can even lead to night blindness and blindness. Often the visual disturbances are combined with bitot spots (white spots in the eye).
According to the recommendation of the German Society for Nutrition (DGE), women should take approx. 0.8 mg (2.6 i.U.)and men take 1.0 mg (3.3 i.U.) vitamin A per day. For children the value is about 0.6 mg (2 i.U.).
Vitamin A is particularly important for women during pregnancy. Among other things, the vitamin ensures healthy growth of the unborn child. Vitamin A is also essential for the maturing of the lungs and the growth of tissue and cells. Due to its fat solubility, the human organism is able to store the vitamin.