Sunday, 10 April 2016

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Vitamin A: Just 1 Medium Carrot (69g) A Day



Vitamin A

Do you know that eating just 1 medium carrot (69g) a day fully covers your daily vitamin A need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 900mcg
  • 300mcg (1-3 years old)
  • 400mcg (4-8 years old)
  • 600mcg (9-13 years old)
  • 700mcg for women
  • 750mcg for pregnant women
  • 900mcg for men (19 years & above)
  • 1200mcg for breast-feeding women
Functions:

Health of eyes, cell, brain, skin, heart, lung, kidneys, bone, infection resistance, metabolism of fats.

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