Friday, June 7, 2013

Function: 
  • Essential for the formation and maintenacne of mucous membranes, bones, skin and eyesight. Strengthens the immune system, crating resistant ti infection and disease. Regulates growth b regulating the expression of the growth hormone gene. Beta carotene acts as an antioxidanta preventing the damage caused by free radiacls to cell membrane and ceell contents

Deficiency: 

  • Night blindness, blindness, dry skin, poor growth and development, increased susceptibility to infection


Requirements:

  • 700 micro grams
  • High intakes are toxic. Nausea, irritability blurred vision, liver,damage, headache, hair loss, birth defects, high intake of beta carotene may cause lung damage

Source:

  • Eggs, dairy products, liver. oily fish, dark green and yellow fruits and vegetables

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