vitamin a in carrots information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional vitamin a content in 11 different types of carrots, ranging from 852 mcg to 558 mcg per 100g. The basic type of carrots is Carrots, raw which in 100g contains 835 mcg of vitamin a.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for vitamin a is 3000 mcg. For the 100g serving of Carrots, raw, the RDA vitamin a percentage (based on the RDA amount of 3000 mcg) is 28 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Carrots, raw has a nutritional value score of 32 out of 100.Comparing the vitamin a content and the nutritional density in 100g for Carrots, raw; We class this as a high vitamin a content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and vitamin a related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 41 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.93 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.24 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.58 g (7% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the vitamin a content in carrots.

vitamin a and nutrition facts in carrots per 100g

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup chopped (or 128 g)

For the food Carrots, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup chopped (or 128 g) which contains 1068.8 mcg of Vitamin A. The vitamin a percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 36 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 2.8 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup chopped (or 128 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 52.48 kcal, the Protein content is 1.19 g, the Fat content is 0.31 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.26 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of vitamin a and the related and important nutritional values.vitamin a and nutritional content in carrots

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup chopped or 128 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 3.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 2.6 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 47.1 (kcal).

This list of 11 types of carrots, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt through to Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids 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 carrots.

Mcg of vitamin a in carrots (per 100g)

The list below gives the total vitamin a content in the 11 items from the general description 'carrots' each of which show the vitamin a amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 11 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.

carrots vitamin a per 100g

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 number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 3 frozen items is in Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt where the vitamin a content is 846 mcg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 4 canned items is in Carrots, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids where the level is 613 mcg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 2 raw items is in Carrots, raw where the content is 835 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 4 cooked items is in Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the amount is 852 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked carrots shows that cooking can change the levels of vitamin a by 17 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for carrots

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of vitamin a contained in 100g of carrots, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of carrots, is 719.82 mcg of vitamin a. This average value corresponds to 23.99 % 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 32.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.68 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.29 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Vitamin A is found in Carrots, frozen, unprepared which in 100g contains 710 mcg of Vitamin A. This corresponds to 24 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 36 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.78 g, the amount of Fat is 0.46 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.9 g.

Highest vitamin a Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different carrots nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of vitamin a is found in Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which contains 852 mcg of vitamin a per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 28 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 35 kcal, the Protein content is 0.76 g, the Fat content is 0.18 g, the Carbohydrate content is 8.22 g.

The lowest amount of vitamin a is in Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids which in 100g contains 558 mcg of vitamin a. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 19 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 25 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.64 g, the amount of Fat is 0.19 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.54 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a vitamin a range of 294 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 10 kcal for Calories, 0.12 g for Protein, 0.01 g for Fat, 0 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 Carrots, raw contains 835 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 Carrots, frozen, unprepared which contains 2016.4 mcg in 1 package (10 oz) (or 284 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 67 %. For this serving the Calories content is 102.24 kcal, the Protein content is 2.22 g, the Fat content is 1.31 g and the Carbohydrate content is 22.44 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From 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 rich in vitamin a.


Carrots List, vitamin a Content per 100g

1. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  852 mcg (28%)35 kcal (2%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   82.64 mcg (3%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  664.56 mcg (22%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  391.92 mcg (13%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
2. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  852 mcg (28%)35 kcal (2%)8.22 g (6%)0.18 g (0%)0.76 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g):
   82.64 mcg (3%) 3.4 kcal (0%) 0.8 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 78g):
  664.56 mcg (22%) 27.3 kcal (1%) 6.41 g (5%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.59 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 carrot (or 46g):
  391.92 mcg (13%) 16.1 kcal (1%) 3.78 g (3%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
3. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 33 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  846 mcg (28%)37 kcal (2%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
   1235.16 mcg (41%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
4. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 33 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  846 mcg (28%)37 kcal (2%)7.73 g (6%)0.68 g (1%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup slices (or 146g):
   1235.16 mcg (41%) 54.02 kcal (3%) 11.29 g (9%) 0.99 g (2%) 0.85 g (2%)
5. Carrots, raw - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 32 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  835 mcg (28%)41 kcal (2%)9.58 g (7%)0.24 g (0%)0.93 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup chopped (or 128g):
   1068.8 mcg (36%) 52.48 kcal (3%) 12.26 g (9%) 0.31 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup grated (or 110g):
  918.5 mcg (31%) 45.1 kcal (2%) 10.54 g (8%) 0.26 g (0%) 1.02 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup strips or slices (or 122g):
  1018.7 mcg (34%) 50.02 kcal (3%) 11.69 g (9%) 0.29 g (0%) 1.13 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) (or 72g):
  601.2 mcg (20%) 29.52 kcal (1%) 6.9 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.67 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 61g):
  509.35 mcg (17%) 25.01 kcal (1%) 5.84 g (4%) 0.15 g (0%) 0.57 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (5-1/2" long) (or 50g):
  417.5 mcg (14%) 20.5 kcal (1%) 4.79 g (4%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.47 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 3g):
  25.05 mcg (1%) 1.23 kcal (0%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip large (3" long) (or 7g):
  58.45 mcg (2%) 2.87 kcal (0%) 0.67 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip medium (or 4g):
  33.4 mcg (1%) 1.64 kcal (0%) 0.38 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
6. Carrots, frozen, unprepared - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  710 mcg (24%)36 kcal (2%)7.9 g (6%)0.46 g (1%)0.78 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g):
   2016.4 mcg (67%) 102.24 kcal (5%) 22.44 g (17%) 1.31 g (2%) 2.22 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup slices (or 64g):
  454.4 mcg (15%) 23.04 kcal (1%) 5.06 g (4%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.5 g (1%)
7. Carrots, baby, raw - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 30 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  690 mcg (23%)35 kcal (2%)8.24 g (6%)0.13 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 large (or 15g):
   103.5 mcg (3%) 5.25 kcal (0%) 1.24 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.1 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 10g):
  69 mcg (2%) 3.5 kcal (0%) 0.82 g (1%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 85g):
  586.5 mcg (20%) 29.75 kcal (1%) 7 g (5%) 0.11 g (0%) 0.54 g (1%)
8. Carrots, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 42 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  613 mcg (20%)23 kcal (1%)5.37 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.58 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   753.99 mcg (25%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 6.61 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.71 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g):
  2783.02 mcg (93%) 104.42 kcal (5%) 24.38 g (19%) 0.64 g (1%) 2.63 g (5%)
9. Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 43 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  558 mcg (19%)23 kcal (1%)5.36 g (4%)0.14 g (0%)0.59 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup slices (or 123g):
   686.34 mcg (23%) 28.29 kcal (1%) 6.59 g (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.73 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g):
  2533.32 mcg (84%) 104.42 kcal (5%) 24.33 g (19%) 0.64 g (1%) 2.68 g (5%)
10. Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 41 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  558 mcg (19%)25 kcal (1%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   1272.24 mcg (42%) 57 kcal (3%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  814.68 mcg (27%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  15.62 mcg (1%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g):
  1584.72 mcg (53%) 71 kcal (4%) 15.73 g (12%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.82 g (3%)
11. Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 40 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  558 mcg (19%)25 kcal (1%)5.54 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)0.64 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 228g):
   1272.24 mcg (42%) 57 kcal (3%) 12.63 g (10%) 0.43 g (1%) 1.46 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 146g):
  814.68 mcg (27%) 36.5 kcal (2%) 8.09 g (6%) 0.28 g (0%) 0.93 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 2.8g):
  15.62 mcg (1%) 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)






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