More Vitamin A Than Carrots…

Slide 1 of 6: It's funny how certain foods get pegged almost inseparably to certain nutrients. When you think of foods with vitamin C, oranges likely come to mind. For a boost of potassium, most of us reach for a banana. And if asked to name a food high in vitamin A, we'd bet you'd say carrots.Vitamin A is essential for good health. As you may know, getting enough of this nutrient promotes healthy vision (hence all the buzz about eating carrots for eagle eyes). It also plays a major role in supporting your immune and reproductive systems.Carrots are, of course, an excellent source of vitamin A. Half a cup of the raw veggies contains a sizable 510 micrograms. That's 57% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for men and 73% for women.But as vitamin A-rich as carrots are, they don't own the market for this important nutrient. Several other healthy, whole foods actually contain more vitamin A than these crunchy orange veggies. Here's a look at the surprising variety of foods to choose from. Then, don't miss our list of The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!
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Vitamin A is essential for good health. As you may know, getting enough of this nutrient promotes healthy vision (hence all the buzz about eating carrots for eagle eyes). It also plays a major role in supporting your immune and reproductive systems.

Sarah Garone, NDTR

Popular Foods With More Vitamin A Than Carrots (msn.com)

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