- Vitamin A is required for vision and its deficiency
leads to night blindness in children below 5 years of age, prevalence of bitots spot.
- 35-60 million people suffer from Vitamin A Deficiency
- Vegetarian get vitamins from fruits & vegetables.
- Fruits & vegetables contains beta that does not get
fully converted into retinol & thus absorbed by our body.
- Deficiency can be addressed through food fortification.