Authen-tip: A+ Foods for Vitamin A!

Did you know that an estimated 44 percent of Americans are not getting enough vitamin A? This is an important vitamin responsible for helping prevent cancer and heart disease. It is also beneficial for eye health and helps in the formation of strong bones and teeth. We need vitamin A to help keep our immune system strong to fight off colds and flu. Be sure you are getting enough vitamin A in your diet by eating foods like cantaloupe, carrots, spinach, mangos, peaches.  You can also get it from eating Swiss chard, bell peppers, sweet potatoes, collard greens, and winter squash.