Welcome to the Vitamin A nutritional content for 11 different types of carrots ranging from 852 to 558 mcg 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 nutrition breakdown to answer the question how much Vitamin A is found in carrots?

The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, 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 and common serving sizes. These 11 types of carrots range from Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt through to Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.

An example from the list below under the general description of carrots is Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt and in this food example the amount of Vitamin A per 100g is 852 mcg. This corresponds to 28.4 % of the RDA for Vitamin A. The associated calorie content for this food item is 35 kcal per 100g, which is 2 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 11 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.

carrots vitamin a per 100g

Average Value 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 averge value corresponds to 23.99 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA). The average calories for the foods listed is 32.00 kcal which is 2 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Median Value for carrots

The median value of Vitamin A is found in Carrots, frozen, unprepared which in 100g contains 710 mcg of Vitamin A. The calories for the median food listed is 36 kcal which is 1.8 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

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, without salt which contains 852 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 28.4 % and provides a calorie content of 35 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Vitamin A is in Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids which in 100g contains 558 mcg of Vitamin A. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 18.6 % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids is 25 kcal.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 294 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 35 kcal through to 25 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 2 % through to 1.25 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the foods listed below from 28.4 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 18.6 % 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 zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of 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 Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt contains 852 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.

For Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt, which contains the highest amount of Vitamin A in 100 g, the amount of Vitamin A in a typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 9.7 g) is 82.64 mcg.This is 2.75 % of the recommended daily value.

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 precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 67.21 %.

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

Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition breakdown for all foods containing Vitamin A which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with a high Vitamin A content




 

Carrots Vitamin A Content per 100g

 
Vitamin A in 100g of 'carrots', click a link for different servings.
1. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Vitamin A
  852 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (28.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 35 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 82.64 mcg (2.75 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.4 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup slices (or 78g), Vitamin A content is 664.56 mcg (22.15 %DV).  Calories per serving are 27.3 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 carrot (or 46g), Vitamin A content is 391.92 mcg (13.06 %DV).  Calories per serving are 16.1 kcal (1 %DV cals).
2. Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Vitamin A
  852 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (28.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 35 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 9.7g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 82.64 mcg (2.75 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.4 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup slices (or 78g), Vitamin A content is 664.56 mcg (22.15 %DV).  Calories per serving are 27.3 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 carrot (or 46g), Vitamin A content is 391.92 mcg (13.06 %DV).  Calories per serving are 16.1 kcal (1 %DV cals).
3. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Vitamin A
  846 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (28.2 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 37 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, sliced (or 146g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 1235.16 mcg (41.17 %DV).  Calories per serving are 54.02 kcal (3 %DV cals).
4. Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Vitamin A
  846 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (28.2 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 37 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup slices (or 146g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 1235.16 mcg (41.17 %DV).  Calories per serving are 54.02 kcal (3 %DV cals).
5. Carrots, raw - Vitamin A
  835 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (27.83 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 41 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup chopped (or 128g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 1068.8 mcg (35.63 %DV).  Calories per serving are 52.48 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup grated (or 110g), Vitamin A content is 918.5 mcg (30.62 %DV).  Calories per serving are 45.1 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup strips or slices (or 122g), Vitamin A content is 1018.7 mcg (33.96 %DV).  Calories per serving are 50.02 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) (or 72g), Vitamin A content is 601.2 mcg (20.04 %DV).  Calories per serving are 29.52 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (or 61g), Vitamin A content is 509.35 mcg (16.98 %DV).  Calories per serving are 25.01 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 small (5-1/2" long) (or 50g), Vitamin A content is 417.5 mcg (13.92 %DV).  Calories per serving are 20.5 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice (or 3g), Vitamin A content is 25.05 mcg (0.84 %DV).  Calories per serving are 1.23 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 strip large (3" long) (or 7g), Vitamin A content is 58.45 mcg (1.95 %DV).  Calories per serving are 2.87 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 strip medium (or 4g), Vitamin A content is 33.4 mcg (1.11 %DV).  Calories per serving are 1.64 kcal (0 %DV cals).
6. Carrots, frozen, unprepared - Vitamin A
  710 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (23.67 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 36 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 2016.4 mcg (67.21 %DV).  Calories per serving are 102.24 kcal (5 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup slices (or 64g), Vitamin A content is 454.4 mcg (15.15 %DV).  Calories per serving are 23.04 kcal (1 %DV cals).
7. Carrots, baby, raw - Vitamin A
  690 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (23 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 35 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 large (or 15g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 103.5 mcg (3.45 %DV).  Calories per serving are 5.25 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (or 10g), Vitamin A content is 69 mcg (2.3 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.5 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 NLEA serving (or 85g), Vitamin A content is 586.5 mcg (19.55 %DV).  Calories per serving are 29.75 kcal (1 %DV cals).
8. Carrots, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Vitamin A
  613 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (20.43 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 23 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .5 cup slices (or 123g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 753.99 mcg (25.13 %DV).  Calories per serving are 28.29 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g), Vitamin A content is 2783.02 mcg (92.77 %DV).  Calories per serving are 104.42 kcal (5 %DV cals).
9. Carrots, canned, regular pack, drained solids - Vitamin A
  558 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (18.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 25 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, mashed (or 228g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 1272.24 mcg (42.41 %DV).  Calories per serving are 57 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup, sliced (or 146g), Vitamin A content is 814.68 mcg (27.16 %DV).  Calories per serving are 36.5 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice (or 2.8g), Vitamin A content is 15.62 mcg (0.52 %DV).  Calories per serving are 0.7 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g), Vitamin A content is 1584.72 mcg (52.82 %DV).  Calories per serving are 71 kcal (4 %DV cals).
10. Carrots, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Vitamin A
  558 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (18.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 23 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .5 cup slices (or 123g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 686.34 mcg (22.88 %DV).  Calories per serving are 28.29 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 can (303 x 406) (or 454g), Vitamin A content is 2533.32 mcg (84.44 %DV).  Calories per serving are 104.42 kcal (5 %DV cals).
11. Carrots, canned, no salt added, drained solids - Vitamin A
  558 mcg of Vitamin A per 100g (18.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 25 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, mashed (or 228g), Vitamin A nutritional content is 1272.24 mcg (42.41 %DV).  Calories per serving are 57 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup, sliced (or 146g), Vitamin A content is 814.68 mcg (27.16 %DV).  Calories per serving are 36.5 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice (or 2.8g), Vitamin A content is 15.62 mcg (0.52 %DV).  Calories per serving are 0.7 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 can (303 x 406) (or 284g), Vitamin A content is 1584.72 mcg (52.82 %DV).  Calories per serving are 71 kcal (4 %DV cals).




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