10 Fruits and Vegetables High in Vitamin A
Posted on April 4, 2011
Vitamin A is important for vision, the immune system, and many other functions of a healthy body. It is formed in the body using carotenoids like beta-carotene, which is present in many fruits and vegetables.
Here are 10 fruits and vegetables high in vitamin A.
Baked sweet potatoes contain 38,433 IU per cup or 769% of the RDA.
Canned pumpkin contains 38,135 IU per cup or 763% of the RDA.
Raw carrots contain 21,383 IU of vitamin A per cup or 428% of the RDA.
Spinach contains 18,867 IU per cup or 377% of the RDA.
Kale contains 17,709 IU per cup or 354% of the RDA.
Apricots contain 2,985 IU per cup or 60% of the RDA.
Plaintainscontain 1668 IU per cup or 33% of the RDA.
Papaya contains 1,531 IU per cup or 31% of the RDA.
Tangerines contain1,328 IU per cup or 27% of the RDA.
Watermelons contain 865 IU per cup or 17% of the RDA.