Hi, need to submit a 2250 words paper on the topic Life Minus Vitamin A. One of the 5 senses that a person has is the sense of sight. . A person’s eyes are used for this sense. . There are so many beautiful things present in this world that can be appreciated through the eyes. . It can also be used to observe the things which are either intentionally or unintentionally disregarded by others. . Sight is very vital in the recognition process. . There is a proverb by Cicero (Speake & Simpson, 2008) which stated, “the face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter” (p. 106). . With such importance and respect given to the eyes, it should be taken care of and not abused. The eye is the organ that distinguishes light. . This light is then transformed into an electrochemical impulse in neurons. . For every human, the eye is the reason why a person can appreciate beauty and life. . It makes a man capable of seeing not just the people around them but also does labors where they will earn for their families. . A person’s daily function will surely be affected if the eyes are not properly functioning (Land & Fernald, 1992). Vitamin A is a nutrient that is needed by the retina of the eyes to retain its health and sustain its function. . Another name for this vitamin is retinol. . According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (2004): Vitamin A (retinol) is an essential nutrient needed in small amounts by humans for the normal functioning of the visual system. growth and development. and maintenance of epithelial cellular integrity, immune function, and reproduction. .