Fruits with vitamin
Of late, vitamin A has been much in the news as a drug that reduces the incidence of certain cancers. Accordingly, for the sake of fair balance, we felt that our readers should be told about a recent report in the Western Journal Medicine.
A young woman visited her doctor because dryness of the eyes made it uncomfortable for her to wear her contacts. She also complained of a sore tongue and gums, cracking of the skin at the corners of the mouth, and generalized itching and dryness of the skin. she also had a continuous headaches, felt nauseated, and had frequently vomited during the previous seven days. Devoted to jogging, she nevertheless had to give it up because of severe pains in her bones.
Since liver has the reputation of being an inexpensive but “complete” food, dishes employing it are often recommended for dieters who wish to eat sparingly but well.
Regardless of one’s reason for eating a lot of liver, the danger is the same – it can provide too much vitamin A. Because liver is an animal’s storehouse for vitamin A, we can acquire much of it than we can handle if we eat a lot of liver nearly every day.
Vitamin A deficiency is a well known cause of increased susceptibility to cancer in laboratory animals. It also allows cultures of normal cells growing in test tubes to become more easily transformed into cancer cells by carcinogenic chemicals or by radiation. Applying this knowledge to research in human cancer, physicians long ago measured the blood levels of vitamin A in people with cancer and found them to be lower than those in people of the same age and race, etc., who did not have cancer.
Carrots rich in Vitamin A
A heavy dosage of vitamin A as a life-saving measure is recommended by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Childcare's Fund. Measles, a deadly viral disease characterized by skin eruptions, can be arrested with heavy doses of vitamins A.
A single dose of 200,000 units of vitamins A, given upon diagnosis of measles, any spell the difference between life and death especially when the child has not been given measles vaccination.