All about fruitarianism with a long-term fruitarian, Lena

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The most frequently occurring clinical indicator of vitamin A deficiency is night-blindness, which is the earliest manifestation of xerophthalmia. 

In its mild form it is generally noticeable after stress from a bright light that bleaches the rhodopsin (visual purple) found in the retina. Vitamin A deficiency prolongs the time to regenerate rhodopsin, and thus delays adaptation time in dark environments.

Night-blind young children tend to stumble when going from bright to dimly-lit areas and they, as well as night-blind mothers, tend to remain inactive at dusk and at night.

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  • Dear Lena, I am so impressed by your goals. Please let me know how I can help. If I have read the ...

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  • Thank you! I prefer breaststroke for many reasons. I wish I had a lake to swim :)

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  • Damn - You did 6K !!! That's huge. I could turn you into a 10K lake swimmer ! :-)

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