Welcome to the nutritional vitamin a content in 5 different types of an apple, ranging from 3 to 2 mcg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of an apple is Apples, raw, with skin which in 100g contains 3 mcg of vitamin a.
For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 52 kcal (3% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.26 g, the amount of Fat is 0.17 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 13.81 g (11% RDA).
The vitamin a amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Apples, raw, with skin the typical serving size is 1 cup, quartered or chopped (or 125 g) which contains 3.75 mcg of Vitamin A. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 65 kcal, the Protein content is 0.33 g, the Fat content is 0.21 g and the Carbohydrate content is 17.26 g.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 1.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.8 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 62.1 (kcal).
This list of 5 types of an apple, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Apples, raw, golden delicious, with skin through to Apples, raw, without skin where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional vitamin a content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much vitamin a in an apple.
Vitamin a Levels
The list below gives the total vitamin a content in the 5 items from the general description 'an apple' each of which show the vitamin a amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 5 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
The level of vitamin a can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 5 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 5 raw items is in Apples, raw, golden delicious, with skin where the content is 3 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 2 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 2 cooked items is in Apples, raw, without skin, cooked, boiled where the amount is 2 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked an apple shows that cooking can change the levels of vitamin a by 1 mcg in a 100g serving.
Average Content for an appleThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of vitamin a contained in 100g of an apple, based on the list below of 5 different items under the general description of an apple, is 2.40 mcg of vitamin a. This average value corresponds to 0.08 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 53.20 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.27 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.25 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 13.64 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Vitamin A is found in Apples, raw, without skin, cooked, boiled which in 100g contains 2 mcg of Vitamin A. For this serving the amount of Calories is 53 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.26 g, the amount of Fat is 0.36 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 13.64 g.
Highest vitamin a Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 5 different an apple nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of vitamin a is found in Apples, raw, golden delicious, with skin which contains 3 mcg of vitamin a per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 0 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 57 kcal, the Protein content is 0.28 g, the Fat content is 0.15 g, the Carbohydrate content is 13.6 g.
The lowest amount of vitamin a is in Apples, raw, without skin which in 100g contains 2 mcg of vitamin a. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 48 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.27 g, the amount of Fat is 0.13 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 12.76 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a vitamin a range of 1 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 9 kcal for Calories, 0.01 g for Protein, 0.02 g for Fat, 0.84 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of vitamin a per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high vitamin a foods in your diet. For example 100g of Apples, raw, with skin contains 3 mcg of vitamin a. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the vitamin a nutritional content.
The food with the highest vitamin a content per typical serving is Apples, raw, with skin which contains 3.75 mcg in 1 cup, quartered or chopped (or 125 g). For this serving the Calories content is 65 kcal, the Protein content is 0.33 g, the Fat content is 0.21 g and the Carbohydrate content is 17.26 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing vitamin a which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods high in vitamin a.