Best Vitamin A Foods For Skin, Hair

Liver


Liver is the main place extra vitamin A is stored in us and in animals, so if you eat animal liver that's where a lot of it is.

Canned Pumpkin


Canned pumpkin as a nutrient-rich replacement for oils in recipes like pumpkin bread or pancakes, mix it in oatmeal

Sweet Potatoes


This one tops my list," says Brissette. A medium sweet spud with the skin on packs a whopping 560 percent of your daily value (DV) of vitamin A

Spinach


leafy greens are rich in it as well," says Brissette. Half a cup of cooked spinach, for example, has 63 percent of your DV of vitamin A

Carrots


Another great source of beta-carotene, half a cup of raw carrots has 184 percent of your DV of vitamin A

Cantaloupe


A super-hydrating fruit, half a cup of the golden melon nets 54 percent of your DV of vitamin A

Broccoli


Another dark leafy green that's high in vitamin A is broccoli. A half-cup of boiled broccoli serves up 24 percent of your DV

Low-Fat Milk


143 mcg (16% DV) per 1 cup fat-free or skim, with added vitamin A and vitamin D  it's fortified, a cup of milk has about 16 percent of your daily vitamin A

Red Bell Peppers


Peppers as a good source of vitamin C, fiber and potassium, 1/2 cup of raw chopped red peppers also offers 16 percent of your DV of vitamin A. 

Mangoes


Mango delivers 10 percent of your DV of vitamin A, but it's also rich in vitamin C and other immune-boosting antioxidants

Dried Apricots


 Just keep an eye on your portions; dried fruit is higher in sugar and calories than the same serving size of fresh fruit

Sockeye Salmon


vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, says Brissette. Salmon, herring, trout, arctic char, tuna, and eel are all decent sources

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