Saturday, December 25, 2010

Vitamin A – Vital For a Healthy Body

Vitamin A is reported to have been discovered in 1912, by Kazimierz Funk, a Polish biochemist. He was generally credited with first formulating the idea of vitamins in 1912. Vitamin A, as you may expect given that it is given the first letter of the alphabet, was the first to be discovered.

Vitamin A can be found in foods such as yellow fruits and oranges, as well as in certain vegetables such as spinach and carrots. It takes a water soluble form in vegetables, called beta carotene. This beta

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