Vitamine A is very important for several reasons; skin health, red blood cell production, regulate genes, immune system, but mostly for good eye sight. Lack of vitamin A can lead to blindness and cause hairloss.
Vitamine A you find in many daily foods like:
100 grams of carrotts provides you with 334% of daily value and are great raw as cooked. Eating alot of carrotts improves your vision and are also a great source of Vitamin B, C, K, fiber and magnesium.
Cantaloupe and other yellow and orange melons have high amounts of Vitamin A and provides you with 68% of daily value. Cantaloupe is a great snack just as it is, in salads and in deserts.
One cup of iceberg lettuce provides you with 10% of daily value. Iceberg is low fat and works great in salads or just as it is as a crispy snack. Contains also many minerals and is the most eaten lettuce.
Dark and colorful lettuce contains higher amounts of Vitamin A, up to 150% daily value.
Even is tomato is a fruit, most people sees it as a vegetable. One single tomato provides you with 30% of daily value. Tomatoes are great raw and cooked, and are also a great source of Vitamin C and lycopene.
Other Vitamine A rich foods, DV = Daily Value:
° Sweet Potatoes – 438% DV
° Mango – 36% DV
° Butternut Squash – 457% DV
° Dried Basil – 15% DV
° Sweet Peppers – 69% DV
° Kale, Peas, Dried Apricots, Peaches, Spinach, Whole Milk, Papaya, natural Oatmeal,
– Daily Value is compared to 2000 calorie daily intake. –
Sources: bembu.com, wikipedia, healthaliciousness.com, eatthis.com, fitday.com