Select language:

Deutsch
English
Food Diary: No entries
Fddb

Vitamin A

Vitamin A (also: retinol, beta-carotene): For good eyesight

Description and function

The fat-soluble vitamin A is particularly important for the eyesight, skin and the immune system. It regulates the light-dark vision, is important for the formation and maintenance of skin cells and mucous membranes and the immune system. The precursor of this vitamin, beta-carotene, is an antioxidant in the body.

The recommended daily requirement for women is 0.8 mg, for men 1 mg.

Foods high in vitamin A / retinol

Vitamin A is found particularly rich in liver, egg yolk, fish, milk and dairy products. Beta-carotene is contained primarily in carrots, red peppers and spinach.

ProductServingRetinol
  Liver dumpling 120 g8.83 mg
 150 g Mousse au chocolat 150 g0.27 mg
  Ratatouille 670 g0.54 mg
 Spread Butter 10 g0.07 mg
 1 serving Cuscous 250 g0.4 mg
 1 small sized Tomato, fresh 50 g0.02 mg
 1 piece Raisin bun 50 g0.06 mg
 1 serving Minestrone (Italian soup) 250 ml0.4 mg
 100 g Plums, dried 100 g0.02 mg
 1 chop Pork, cutlet 150 g0.02 mg
 50 g Roux (Sauce) 50 g0.03 mg
 100 g Cucumber, fresh 100 g0.04 mg
 1 piece Avocado, fresh 250 g0.05 mg
 1 serving Chili con carne, average 300 g0.57 mg
 1 serving Pancake 150 g0.33 mg
 100 g Oliebol (oil balls) 100 g0.15 mg
  Stir-fry with minced meat and rice 350 g0.07 mg
 1 serving Toast Hawaii 170 g0.19 mg
  Nutellla roll 83 g0.07 mg
 1 glass Grape juice 200 ml0.02 mg

More information

Back to overview

 Riboflavin
 Vitamin A
 Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
 Vitamin B12
 Vitamin B6
 Vitamin C
 Vitamin D
 Vitamin E
 Vitamin H (Biotin)
 Vitamin K

Talk to a doctor or nutrition expert before changing your eating habits.

Fddb is not associated with the producers or brands mentioned on this web site. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Fddb does not produce or sell food products. Contact the producer to obtain complete information. Cookie Settings