LET US LOOK DEEPER INTO ECZEMA

As there are plenty of different theories as to what causes eczema, the main theory that sticks out to e the most is the fact that Vitamin A is responsible for reproduction and skin health according to a Healthline article Written by Lizzie Streit, MS, RDN, LD on June 2, 2018.

But, what does this actually mean to take care of eczema and its symptoms? Well, the answer is quite simple yet complex. In your food there are to forms called preformed vitamin A and provitamin A. 




Retinol or performed Vitamin A can be found in meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. so Vegans miss out on alot of this Vitamin A. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? We will get to that next.

Vitamin A can also come from plants, fruits, and vegetables by converting red, green, yellow and orange carotenoids.

"Those at highest risk of deficiency are pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, infants and children. Cystic fibrosis and chronic diarrhea may also increase your risk of deficiency." Stated Lizzie in above article.
What does vitamin A mean? Vitamin A: Vitamin A is retinol. Carotene compounds (found, for example, in egg yolk, butter and cream) are gradually converted by the body to vitamin A (retinol).
Why Vitamin A is important? Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. Vitamin A is important for normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Vitamin A also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs work properly.
"Vitamin A is important for the creation and repair of skin cells. It also helps fight inflammation due to certain skin issues (3)" 


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