Today we learn about Vitamin A Rich Foods and the benefits of it.
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin and it is very beneficial to the body in many ways. It can be found in both animal and plant foods. Vitamin A comes in 2 different forms Pre-formed and Provitamin. Pre-formed is found in meat, fish and dairy products and provitamin are found in fruits, vegetables, and plant-based products.
So below is the list of foods that are very rich in vitamin A that you need in your diet. Find more about Vitamin A rich foods and the benefits.
Foods Rich in Vitamin A
|Food||Quanitity||Vitamin A Perentage|
|Beef Liver||100 Gram||300%|
|Butternut Squash||1 Cup||400%|
|Dry Marjoram||100 Gram||161%|
|Mustard Greens||1 Cup||118%|
|Sweet Potato||100 Gram||436%|
|Grape Fruit||1 Medium||25%|
Health Benefits of Vitamin A
- Protects your eyes from night blindness and vision challenges
- Bone health
- Healthy Immune system
- Supports Healthy Growth and Reproduction.
- Lower risk of certain cancers.
- Reduces acne problems.
Recommended Daily Intake of Vitamin A
According to WHO(world health organisation) the recommended daily dosage of vitamin A is 900 mcg for Men and 700 mcg for women.
This Can easily reached by the list of foods mentioned in this post below. Too much vitamin A intake is fatal and can lead to serious side effects.
Vitamin A Deficiency Symptoms
- Dry Eyes, Eye problems are most well knows issue related to vitamin A Deficiency
- Night Blindness
- Infertility and trouble conceiving
- Lowers the immune system
- Vision loss
- Acne and poor wound healing
- Thinking of skin