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Top 10 Foods High in Vitamin A

Top 10 Foods High in Vitamin A

Top 10 Foods High in Vitamin A

Top 10 Foods High in Vitamin A


High vitamin A foods include sweet potatoes, carrots, fish (tuna), winter squashes, dark leafy greens, cantaloupe, lettuce, bell peppers, broccoli, and grapefruit.

The current daily value for Vitamin A is 900 g of retinol activity equivalents (RAEs).",

Vitamin A is important for the normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Vitamin A is also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other  human body organs work properly.

and There are two different types of vitamin A. The first type is preformed vitamin A, is found in meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products.


Why is vitamin A important for vision?
Because 
vitamin A helps protect the surface of the eye (cornea), it is essential for good vision. ... Vitamin A, at least when in combination with other antioxidant vitamins, also appears to play a role in decreasing the risk of vision loss from macular degeneration (AMD).

How much vitamin A should you take a day?
The recommended 
daily amount of vitamin A is 900 micrograms (mcg) for adult men and 700 mcg for adult women.

How does vitamin A help the immune system?
Vitamin A (VitA) is a micronutrient that is crucial for maintaining vision, promoting growth and development, and protecting epithelium and mucus integrity in the body. VitA is known as an anti-inflammation vitamin because of its critical role in enhancing immune function.



Can vitamin A cause hair loss?
Vitamin A also helps skin glands make an oily substance called sebum. ... Diets deficient in vitamin A may lead to several problems, including hair loss ( 3 ). While it's important to get enough vitamin A, too much may be dangerous

What are benefits of vitamin A?
Used in excess, it can be quite irritating, however." Other functions of vitamin A include the formation and maintenance of teeth, bones, soft tissue, white blood cells, the immune system and mucus membranes. Beta-carotene also acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells from free radical damage.

1.Sweet Potato

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Baked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
1096μg
(122% DV)
961μg
(107% DV)
2136μg
(237% DV)

2.Carrots

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Cooked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
1329μg
(148% DV)
852μg
(95% DV)
4869μg
(541% DV)

3.Tuna

Vitamin A (RAE)
in a 6oz Fillet
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
1287μg
(143% DV)
757μg
(84% DV)
823μg
(91% DV)

4.Butternut Squash

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Cooked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
1144μg
(127% DV)
558μg
(62% DV)
2790μg
(310% DV)

5.Spinach

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Cooked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
943μg
(105% DV)
524μg
(58% DV)
4557μg
(506% DV)

6.Cantaloupe

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
299μg
(33% DV)
169μg
(19% DV)
994μg
(110% DV)

7.Lettuce

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
205μg
(23% DV)
436μg
(48% DV)
5129μg
(570% DV)

8.Red Bell Peppers

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Cooked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
120μg
(13% DV)
77μg
(9% DV)
440μg
(49% DV)

9.Broccoli

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup Cooked
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
120μg
(13% DV)
77μg
(9% DV)
440μg
(49% DV)

10.Grapefruit

Vitamin A (RAE)
per Cup
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 100g
Vitamin A (RAE)
per 200 Calories
106μg
(12% DV)
46μg
(5% DV)
288μg
(32% DV)





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