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Hello, i eat 1 apple, 1 orange, 1 tomato , 1 carrot, 1 egg and 1 stalk celery everyday. do i have excessive vitamin a in my diet?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Definitely NO: The only one of those foods that has ANY Vitamin A is eggs and 1 egg has only 8% the recommended daily intake of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is only found in foods of animal origin. Fruits and vegetables contain Beta Carotene, which our bodies can convert to Vit A as needed, but which NEVER cause excess Vitamin A no matter how much of them you eat.

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Last updated Dec 28, 2015

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