Vitamin A is an essential fat-soluble nutrient which also acts as a powerful antioxidant. It helps in building a strong immune system and increases your resistance power to fight infections by promoting healthy fat metabolism. Keeping this in mind, a new study, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, shows that people with vitamin A deficiency may be 10 times more likely to develop tuberculosis (TB), especially if they are living with individuals who are infected with the disease. Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease that mainly attacks the lungs. It is caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. These new findings suggest that supplementing your diet with Vitamin A may help in controlling the spread and risk of TB which is one of the… Next »
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