FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

Vitamin A is widely known to be beneficial and essential for our vision health, and what better way to incorporate it into our everyday lives than through amazingly delicious meals! Look no further, nutrition Expert Rachael Hartley shows us how it’s done…read on!

VITAMIN A NUTRIENTS, RETINOIDS AND CAROTENOIDS,

are a group of biochemical compounds that play a wide range of roles in the body. They are important for healthy vision, immune function, reducing inflammation and as an antioxidant.

Orange fruits and vegetables and leafy greens are the richest food sources – sweet potatoes, collard greens and spinach are three of my favorites!

Pastured eggs, a staple in our house, are also a rich source.

Here are 3 delicious ideas to get some vitamin A in yo belly!

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Rachael Hartley, RD, LD, CDE is a private practice dietitian, food enthusiast, and nutrition expert based in Columbia, SC.  By guiding others to rediscover the joy of nourishment rather than deprivation, Rachael helps men and women alike improve their health and well-being through delicious whole food recipes and practical advice. To begin living your healthiest days ahead, connect to work with Rachael by visiting Avocado A Day Nutrition

 

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