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Can a person aquire a vitamin a deficiency later in life?
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Vitamin deficiency
A person can acquire a vitamin deficiency at any time if they are are taking a diet deficient diet.
It is pretty difficult to develop a deficiency on a normal healthy diet.

In brief: Vitamin deficiency
A person can acquire a vitamin deficiency at any time if they are are taking a diet deficient diet.
It is pretty difficult to develop a deficiency on a normal healthy diet.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Lack of adequate intake, at any age, can lead to vitamin a deficiency.
Many cereals, and milk are supplemented with vitamin a. Green leafy vegetables and carrots contain provitamin a, therefore sufficient intake of a balanced diet should prevent deficiency.

In brief: Yes
Lack of adequate intake, at any age, can lead to vitamin a deficiency.
Many cereals, and milk are supplemented with vitamin a. Green leafy vegetables and carrots contain provitamin a, therefore sufficient intake of a balanced diet should prevent deficiency.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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