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7 tasty sources for vitamin A

carrotVitamin A is essential for the welfare of your organism: it helps you see better and it helps the development of skin cells.

Vitamin A deficiency can lead to vision loss (especially during nighttime) and dry and thick skin. In order to make sure your blood levels are optimal, it is recommended to eat retinol and beta-carotene rich foods.

Liver:

It contains pure retinol, so it brings a lot of vitamin A for you. You can saute, fry or boil it.

Dairy products:

Cheese, butter, sour-cream, they all have vitamin A, and you can eat them as such or as an ingredient in various dishes.

Eggs:

Are rich in proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. For a daily intake of vitamin A, start your day with an omelette or a boiled egg.

Carrots and squash:

Yellow and orange vegetables contain a lot of beta-carotene, and carrots or squash are the best examples. They are very healthy and they can be top ingredients in many recipes: soups, salads, pies, stews, even cakes.

Spinach:

Is one of the most important sources of beta-carotene. It can be eaten boiled, or even raw, in salads, preferably not fried, in order to preserve as many of the vitamins it contains as possible.

Red peppers:

Full of vitamin A and carotene and, also, delicious in soups, salads or stews.

Mango fruit and apricots:

When you crave for something sweet, you can have fruit as a dessert, a snack, or you can use them for cakes, pies, fruit-salads or pancakes.

 

 

 

 

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