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Vitamin A Rich Ethnic Foods


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We have sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database, based on amount of Vitamin A in Ethnic Foods. Click on a food item or beverage below to give a full nutrition breakdown, for example Lambsquarters, steamed (Northern Plains Indians). In this food example the amount of Vitamin A per 100g, is 194 mcg. This corresponds to 6.47 % of the RDA for Vitamin A. Each item listed at the bottom of the page can be scaled for different amounts, from the list of Ethnic Foods high in Vitamin A.

Highest Vitamin A Content per 100g

The Vitamin A content ranges from 217 mcg for Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) through to 2 mcg for Raspberries, wild (Northern Plains Indians) in 100g. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 215 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g.The range of calories for these foods is from 162 kcal through to 62 kcal.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the 50 foods listed below from 7.23 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 0.07 % of the Vitamin A daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 3000 mcg of Vitamin A.

From this list of foods there are foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Vitamin A.

For a complete list we also have a list of foods with Vitamin A

Highest Amount of Vitamin A per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Vitamin A foods. For example 100g of Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) contains 217 mcg of Vitamin A. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your Vitamin A nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Vitamin A nutritional content.

For Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians), which contains the highest amount of Vitamin A in 100 g, the amount of Vitamin A in a typical serving of 1 cup (or 127 g) is 275.59 mcg.This is 9.19 % of the recommended daily value.

The food with the highest Vitamin A content per typical serving is Plums, wild (Northern Plains Indians) which contains 278.53 mcg in 1 cup (or 161 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 9.28 %.

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Vitamin A content.


 

List of Ethnic Foods High in Vitamin A per 100g

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1. Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  217 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (7.23 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 162 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 127g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 275.59 mcg (9.19 %DV).  Calories per serving are 205.74 kcal (10 %DV cals).
2. Lambsquarters, steamed (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  194 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (6.47 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 48 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 65g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 126.1 mcg (4.2 %DV).  Calories per serving are 31.2 kcal (2 %DV cals).
3. Plums, wild (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  173 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (5.77 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 91 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 161g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 278.53 mcg (9.28 %DV).  Calories per serving are 146.51 kcal (7 %DV cals).
4. Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  101 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (3.37 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 42 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 89g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 89.89 mcg (3 %DV).  Calories per serving are 37.38 kcal (2 %DV cals).
5. Lambsquarters, raw (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  98 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (3.27 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 47 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 leaf (or 0.9g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 0.88 mcg (0.03 %DV).  Calories per serving are 0.42 kcal (0 %DV cals).
6. Caribou, hind quarter, meat, cooked (Alaska Native) - Vitamin A
  94 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (3.13 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 159 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .5 cup (or 66g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 62.04 mcg (2.07 %DV).  Calories per serving are 104.94 kcal (5 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 piece (or 102g), Vitamin A content is 95.88 mcg (3.2 %DV).  Calories per serving are 162.18 kcal (8 %DV cals).
7. Tamales, masa and pork filling (Hopi) - Vitamin A
  81 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (2.7 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 168 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 4 oz (or 113g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 91.53 mcg (3.05 %DV).  Calories per serving are 189.84 kcal (9 %DV cals).
8. Salmon, red (sockeye), filets with skin, smoked (Alaska Native) - Vitamin A
  31 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (1.03 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 345 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 filet (or 108g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 33.48 mcg (1.12 %DV).  Calories per serving are 372.6 kcal (19 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 strip (or 136g), Vitamin A content is 42.16 mcg (1.41 %DV).  Calories per serving are 469.2 kcal (23 %DV cals).
9. Corn, dried, yellow (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  13 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (0.43 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 419 kcal per 100g(21 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 3.69 mcg (0.12 %DV).  Calories per serving are 118.79 kcal (6 %DV cals).
10. Chokecherries, raw, pitted (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  8 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (0.27 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 162 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 154g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 12.32 mcg (0.41 %DV).  Calories per serving are 249.48 kcal (12 %DV cals).
11. Blackberries, wild, raw (Alaska Native) - Vitamin A
  5 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (0.17 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 52 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 157g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 7.85 mcg (0.26 %DV).  Calories per serving are 81.64 kcal (4 %DV cals).
12. Raspberries, wild (Northern Plains Indians) - Vitamin A
  2 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (0.07 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 62 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 130g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 2.6 mcg (0.09 %DV).  Calories per serving are 80.6 kcal (4 %DV cals).

Vitamin A in foods - by food category

Baby Foods    Baked Products
Beef Products    Breakfast Cereals
Cereal Grains and Pasta    Dairy and Egg Products
Drinks    Ethnic Foods
Fast Foods    Fats and Oils
Fish    Fruits
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products    Legumes and Legume Products
Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes    Nuts
Pork    Poultry Products
Sausages and Luncheon Meats    Snacks
Soups, Sauces, and Gravies    Spices and Herbs
Sweets    Vegetables




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