Thursday, 30 May 2019

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Vitamin A: Just 1/4 carrot (30 g) A Day




Do you know that eating just 1/4 of a large carrot (30 g) a day will fully covers your daily vitamin A need?

A 100 g of carrot covers 334% RDI of vitamin A. A large carrot weighs about 150 g and a small carrot weighs about 75 g.

It won't be very difficult to achieve. Thus, aim to eat 1/4 of a large carrot or 1/2 of a small carrot every day.

Recommended daily intake (RDI): 900mcg

Functions:
Health of eyes, cell, brain, skin, heart, lung, kidneys, bone, infection resistance, metabolism of fats.

References:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2383/2
http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/vitamin-a/dosing/hrb-20060201


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