How many servings of vitamin A-rich food do I need in a day?

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A diet that includes five servings a day of carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables as well as milk and meat products generally provides enough vitamin A without food fortification or supplementation. Even in the U.S., however, some groups may not eat a sufficiently varied diet. American teenagers are a prime example; fewer than half get adequate vitamin A.

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