What are good sources of vitamin A and beta carotene?

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Dariush Mozaffarian, MD
Internal Medicine
The following are selected food sources of vitamin A and beta carotene from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference:
  • Carrots, sliced, boiled, 1/2 cup
  • Spinach, frozen, boiled, 1/2 cup
  • Kale, frozen, boiled, 1/2 cup
  • Apricots with skin, juice packed, 1/2 cup
  • Mango, sliced, 1 cup
  • Milk, fortified, skim, 8 ounces
  • Egg, hard-boiled, 1 large
  • Cheese, cheddar, 1 ounce

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