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10 Important Vitamins for Men's Health


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Vitamin A
Think of vitamin A as the eyesight vitamin.
Think of vitamin A as the eyesight vitamin.
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If you've ever been fitted for glasses, you may recall your doctor talking about vitamin A. Good eyesight and strong night vision is more likely among those with a healthy amount of vitamin A intake [source: OFDS].

You can get a good dose of vitamin A by eating animal liver and eggs or by drinking milk from cows. Beta-carotene-rich vegetables will also supply you with what you need. Examples include carrots, apricots, spinach and cabbage.

Supplementation works well as the body has a high tolerance for vitamin A and overdoses are rare. Men with vision problems may find it especially useful to help maintain their eyesight in the years to come.

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