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Vitamin A deficiency can lead to bad skin

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With so much attention being put on the benefits of a certain sunshine vitamin, it may be easy to forget about how other vitamins are necessary for a person to achieve optimal health.

In a recent blog post for Beliefnet.com, weight loss coach Janice Taylor talked about some of the other important vitamins, particularly the ones that will enhance a person's skin.

One of them mentioned by Taylor is vitamin A, which she said "helps to even out skin tone, diminish fine lines and may help to make skin more elastic." Aside from supplements, some of the food sources of vitamin A include egg yolks, milk, fish oil, broccoli, kale and pumpkin.

While it's known for assisting skin health, vitamin A can also benefit one's eye health. According to the World Health Organization, vitamin A deficiency in the U.S. is technically under control, though it doesn't mean the condition should be forgotten.

Whether it's to keep one's skin healthy or to ensure their vision is still good, people may want to consider a vitamin A test to ensure they have enough of the nutrient.ADNFCR-2248-ID-19330674-ADNFCR

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