Micro Nutrient

Vitamin A

  • 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
    in India.
  • 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.