Howard Schiffer - Keeping Your Eye on Their Health - Vitamin A May Be Your Most Critical Defense
May 27, 2008
Hosted by Dr. Pat Baccili
Howard Schiffer, is a 25-year nutrition expert and executive director of Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting malnutrition and childhood blindness caused by vitamin A deficiencies around the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one in every 1,000 U.S. children has low vision or is legally blind due to lack of vitamin A and 80 percent of blindness is, in fact, preventable, which is why Schiffer launched an aggressive worldwide campaign called, “Operation 20/20” to eradicate childhood blindness caused by vitamin A deficiency by the year 2020. Vitamin A deficiency is still widespread in many developing countries. A shortage of vitamin A also affects antibody production and resistance to disease.
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