Vitamin A is essential for maintaining the health of the eye as well as for preventing eye inflammation, dryness and night time blindness. The recommended daily amount of this vitamin is 5000IU and the best thing is that you can get it from many foods such as the following. Consuming these foods will increase the vitamin A levels in the body thus make your vision better.
Tomatoes contain lots of vitamins and minerals but very little calories. Just one medium tomato will provide you with 20% of the vitamin A you need and they are also rich in lycopene and vitamin C.
1 medium tomato contains 1025 IU of vitamin A and 22 calories
Cantaloupe is also low in calories and fat but it is loaded with nutrients. In fact, just one wedge provides about 120% of the vitamin A you need for the day.
1 wedge contains 5986 IU of vitamin A and 23 calories
3. Beef liver
Beef liver is very efficient for treating anemia because of the high amounts of vitamin A and C it contains. It provides three times the recommended amount of vitamin A.
100 grams of beef liver contains 16898 IU of vitamin A and 135 calories
4. Iceberg lettuce
A cup of iceberg lettuce contains only 10 calories but lots of nutrients including vitamin A. It is an excellent choice for a healthy meal.
1 cup of shredded lettuce contains 361 IU of vitamin A and 10 calories
Peaches are loaded with magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, calcium and vitamin C as well as lots of vitamin A.
1 medium peach contains 489 IU of vitamin A and 59 calories
6. Sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes taste delicious and are also extremely healthy with very little calories.
1 medium sweet potato contains 21909 IU of vitamin A and 103 calories
7. Red bell peppers
They are a great source of lycopene as well as vitamin A and C.
1 medium red bell pepper contains 3726 IU of vitamin A and 37 calories
8. Cod liver oil
It contains vitamin A, D as well as omega 3 fatty acids and can be consumed as a liquid or a capsule.
1 tablespoon contains 14000IU of vitamin A and 126 calories
9. Turkey liver
100 grams of turkey liver provides 15 times the recommended daily value of vitamin A as well as many other vitamins and minerals.
100 grams of turkey liver contains 75333 IU of vitamin A and 273 calories
Mangoes are bot delicious and very nutritious and they provide more than 30% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin A.
1 cup of sliced mango contains 1785 IU of vitamin A and 107 calories.