What are the best food sources of Vitamin A?
Vitamin A Food Sources are rich in both plant and animal foods. Preformed vitamin A is mostly found in the animal foods which is known
as retinoids and Pro-Vitamin A found in the plants which is known as
carotenoids. The major source of vitamin A food sources are listed here.
Listed here the vegetarian foods that are rich in Vitamin A
|Per 100g||Per 200g|
|19218 IU (384% DV)||38436 IU (769% DV)|
Sweet Potatoes are highly nutritious vegetable with very fewer calories.
|Per 100g||Per cup, sliced (156g)|
|17033 IU (341% DV)||26572 IU (532% DV)|
Carrot is the root vegetable and its important source of Vitamin A.
|Per 100g||Per 169g|
|1082 IU||1785 IU|
Mango is a rich tropical fruit which is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds.
|Per 100g ||Per 244 g|
|47 IU||115 IU|
Whole Milk is the best source of calcium. Thus it is the important food source in strengthening the bones and teeth.
|Per 100g||Per 56g|
|3024 IU||1693 IU|
Mustard Greens is one of the leafy green vegetable with high amount of phyto-nutrients to fight against diseases.
|Per 100g||Per 205g|
|11155 IU||22868 IU|
Squash has plenty of natural poly-phenolic components and vitamins.
|Per 100g||Per 130g|
|13621 IU||17707 IU|
Dark green leafy vegetables are highly nutritional food that are rich in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.
|Per 100g||Per 119g|
|12669 IU||15076 IU|
Dried apricots is a dried fruit which is rich in Vitamin A and its important source of fiber and iron.
|Per 100g||Per 160g|
|3382 IU||5411 IU|
Cantaloupe Melon is rich source of vitamin A and its low in calories. Its antioxidant is necessary for promoting healthy skin and clear vision.
|Per 100g||Per 149g|
|3131 IU||4665 IU|
Sweet Red Pepper is a important source of carotenoids and folic acid. It is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
|Per 100g||Per 4.5g|
|744 IU||33 IU|
Dried Basil is used as dried herbs for cooking. It is a good source of carbohydrates, sugar, sodium, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and amino acids.
|Per 100g||Per 4.5g|
|744 IU||33 IU|
ButterNut Squash is a sweet nutty flavored fruit which is rich in potassium and vitamin A.
|Per 100g||Per 67g|
|9,990 IU||6,693 IU|
Kale is one of the most nutrient green leaves and its powerful antioxidants product us from free radicals.
|Per 100g||Per 145g|
|765 IU||1,109 IU|
Peas is rich in phyto-nutrients, proteins, fiber and micro-nutrients. It helps in the weight management.
|Per 100g||Per 123g|
|833 IU||1,025 IU|
Tomatoes is one of the important source of anti-oxdidants. It has Lycopene which protects us from the harmful UV ray.
|Per 100g||Per 340g|
|9,377 IU||31,882 IU|
Spinach is a green leaves which is rich in vitamin A, Vitamin K, Potassium and Folic acid. It has lot of anti-oxidant and anti-cancer properties.
|Per 100g||Per g|
Dried Marjoram is a perennial herb used mostly for culinary purposes. Its used to control appetite and treat dry cough.
|Per 100g||Per 150g|
|326 IU||489 IU|
Peach is low in calories and rich source of antioxidant vitamin C. It also helps in retaining healthy skin.
|Per 100g||Per 157g|
|950 IU||1,492 IU|
Papaya is rich in fiber and vitamin A. It also helps to lower the cholestral level.
|Per 100g||Per 116g|
|8,513 IU||9,875 IU|
Pumpkin is a squash plant which is rich in vitamin A and potassium. It contains dietary fiber and mono-unsaturated fatty acids
|Per 100g||Per 30g|
|5,019 IU||1,807 IU |
Collard Greens has the ability to lower the cholesterol level.
Non Vegetarian Food Sources
Listed here the important non veg foods of Vitamin A
|Per 100g||Per 28g|
|2520 IU||1,807 IU |