Welcome to the nutritional vitamin a content in 10 different types of spinach, ranging from 603 mcg to 244 mcg per 100g. The basic type of spinach is Spinach, raw which in 100g contains 469 mcg of vitamin a.
The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for vitamin a is 3000 mcg. For the 100g serving of Spinach, raw, the RDA vitamin a percentage (based on the RDA amount of 3000 mcg) is 16 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Spinach, raw has a nutritional value score of 68 out of 100.Comparing the vitamin a content and the nutritional density in 100g for Spinach, 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 23 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 2.86 g (5% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.39 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.63 g (3% 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 spinach.
Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 30 g)For the food Spinach, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 30 g) which contains 140.7 mcg of Vitamin A. The vitamin a percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 5 %.
To give 100% of the RDA, 20.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup (or 30 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 6.9 kcal, the Protein content is 0.86 g, the Fat content is 0.12 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.09 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of vitamin a and the related and important nutritional values.
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 or 30 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 2.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 3.9 (kcal).
This list of 10 types of spinach, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt through to Spinach souffle 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 spinach.
Mcg of vitamin a in spinach (per 100g)
The list below gives the total vitamin a content in the 10 items from the general description 'spinach' each of which show the vitamin a amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 10 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 number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 3 frozen items is in Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt where the vitamin a content is 603 mcg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 3 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 3 canned items is in Spinach, canned, regular pack, drained solids where the level is 490 mcg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 1 raw items is in Spinach, raw where the content is 469 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 Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt where the amount is 603 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked spinach shows that cooking can change the levels of vitamin a by 134 mcg in a 100g serving.
Average Content for spinachThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of vitamin a contained in 100g of spinach, based on the list below of 10 different items under the general description of spinach, is 468.70 mcg of vitamin a. This average value corresponds to 15.62 % 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 39.60 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 3.54 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.74 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.
Median AmountThe median value of Vitamin A is found in Spinach, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which in 100g contains 524 mcg of Vitamin A. This corresponds to 17 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 23 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.97 g, the amount of Fat is 0.26 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.75 g.
Highest vitamin a Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 10 different spinach nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of vitamin a is found in Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt which contains 603 mcg of vitamin a per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 20 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 34 kcal, the Protein content is 4.01 g, the Fat content is 0.87 g, the Carbohydrate content is 4.8 g.
The lowest amount of vitamin a is in Spinach souffle which in 100g contains 244 mcg of vitamin a. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 8 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 169 kcal, the amount of Protein is 7.89 g, the amount of Fat is 12.95 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 5.9 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a vitamin a range of 359 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 135 kcal for Calories, 3.88 g for Protein, 12.08 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 Spinach, raw contains 469 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 Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which contains 1326.6 mcg in 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 220 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 44 %. For this serving the Calories content is 74.8 kcal, the Protein content is 8.82 g, the Fat content is 1.91 g and the Carbohydrate content is 10.56 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.