Carrots are rich in carotenoids (beta carotene and retinol) that the body is transformed into vitamin A. This important nutrient strengthens the immune system, lowers blood sugar it is necessary for good vision, for defense against infection etc.
If you are one of those people who doesn’t like carrots, here is a list of foods that have evan more Vitamin A from them.
This leafy vegetable is not called a superfood without reason. 100 grams of kale contains around 28,000 units of retinol and that is more than one milligram beta-carotene. In addition it offers a wealth of vitamins C and K.
Everyone knows that Fish Oil is rich in omega 3 fatty acids that keep heart healthy. Also, 1 tablespoon of this oil contains 13,600 units of retinol and 4 milligrams of beta-carotene, which is almost 8 times more than 100 grams of fresh carrots.
100 grams of this sweet fruit contains 0.7 milligrams of beta-carotene and 14100 units of retinol which meets almost half of the daily requirement for vitamin A.
Sweet potato satisfies the need of carbohydrates, and simultaneously provides a wealth of vitamins, especially vitamin A. In a sweet potato you will find more than 1 milligram beta-carotene and 21,000 units of retinol and that will satisfy most of the daily requirement for this nutrient.