what is the best source of vitamin a?!

Question: What is the best source of vitamin a?

Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin, is involved in the formation and maintenance of healthy skin, hair, and mucous membranes. Vitamin A helps us to see in dim light and is necessary for proper bone growth, tooth development, and reproduction

A good source of vitamin A is obtained from animal sources, such as eggs, meat, milk, cheese, cream, liver, kidney, cod, and fish oil.

To retain vitamin A, eat fruits and vegetables raw whenever possible

One is the vitamin A former, namely all sorts of carotene, exists in plant food, such as vegetables, green and yellow vegetables
A fruit, content is rich have spinach, alfalfa, peas seedlings, hearts sweet potatoes and carrots, green peppers, pumpkins, etc.; Another kind is from animal food vitamin A, this kind is can directly by the body to use vitamin A, mainly exists in animal liver, milk and milk products (not skim milk) and eggs.

Vitamin A is found naturally in many foods:
>liver (beef, pork, chicken, turkey, fish) (6500 μg 722%), including cod liver oil
>carrot (835 μg 93%)
>broccoli leaf (800 μg 89%) – According to USDA database broccoli florets have much less.[10]
>sweet potato (709 μg 79%)
>butter (684 μg 76%)
>kale (681 μg 76%)
>spinach (469 μg 52%)
>pumpkin (400 μg 41%)
>collard greens (333 μg 37%)
>Cheddar cheese (265 μg 29%)
>cantaloupe melon (169 μg 19%)
>egg (140 μg 16%)
>apricot (96 μg 11%)
>papaya (55 μg 6%)
>mango (38 μg 4%)
>pea (38 μg 4%)
>broccoli (31 μg 3%)
>milk (28 μg 3%)


Green Leafy Vegetables,its a good source of vitamin A.....

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All types of meat and colourful vegetables like carrots and tomatoes


coppied the first answer :P

Carrots are a good source of vitamin a :)

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