Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Vitamin A Requirement is
What does this mean?
Less likely to have vitamin A deficiency Your genotype indicates you have low increased risk for vitamin A deficiency.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Vitamin A Requirement.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- If you are vegetarian or vegan, ensure that you are getting sufficient retinol (active form of vitamin A) from vitamin A fortified foods, as retinol is typically found in animal food sources, such as liver, butter, cod liver oil, tuna and eggs.
- Carotenoids, precursors to vitamin A, come from leafy green vegetables, orange and yellow vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, orange fruits such as papaya.