A recent study found that increased vitamin A intake was associated with a lower risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma…

Moisturisers that contain vitamin A, also known as “retinol”, can do wonders for the skin. It is said to help smooth fine lines and ward off acne. Consuming vitamin A is also beneficial.

A study found that an increased vitamin A intake lowered the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer.

Vitamin A is found in fish, dairy, tomatoes, kale, sweet potatoes and fruits such as mango and grapefruit.

If you do take a daily supplement, you need to make sure you don’t overdose. Taking too much vitamin A can be toxic.

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