Top 15 Foods Highest in Vitamins
Want to know which foods are the best sources of vitamins? We looked at all our top 10 lists for 14 different vitamins, including: Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D, E, K, Beta Carotene, and Lycopene and counted how many times each food appeared.
Since some vitamins are fat soluble (need fat to be absorbed) meats, oils, and dairy tend to be a better source than leafy vegetables or fruits. The top 15 foods highest in vitamins include fish, dark leafy greens, seeds, broccoli, pork, beef, lamb, mushrooms, nuts, eggs, sweet bell peppers, avocados, peas, winter squash, and fruits.
Want to know more? Check the extended list of vitamin rich foods, or the complete collection of the most nutritious foods lists.
List of High Vitamin Foods
These include Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, D, and E. Among all fish Tuna and Trout provide the most vitamins but be sure to eat a wide variety of fish for a healthy diet.
These include Vitamins A, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, E, K, and Beta-Carotene. While all dark leafy greens are great, extra nutrient-dense sources include spinach and kale.
These include Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B5, B6, and E. Vitamin rich choices for seeds include sunflower and flax seeds.
These include Vitamins A, B9, C, E, K, and Beta Carotene. Other nutritious cruciferous vegetables include brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower.
These include Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and D. Good cuts of pork include pork chops (loin) and shoulder.
These include Vitamins B2, B3, B5, and D. Mushrooms are highly nutritious while being low in carbs and calories. Good choices include portobello, cremini (button), and shiitake mushrooms.
These include Vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E. Nuts are a heart-healthy, cholesterol-lowering snack. Try not to have more than 1-2 handfuls a day. Good choices for nuts include almonds and walnuts.
These include Vitamins B2, B5, B12, and D. While eggs are now considered heart healthy, they are still high in cholesterol, so try not to eat more than 2 a day.
These include Vitamins A, and C, Beta-Carotene, and Lycopene. Bell Peppers are one of the foods highest in vitamin C. Colorful red and yellow peppers have higher amounts of beta-carotene and lycopene than green peppers.
These include Vitamins B5, B6, B9, and E. Avocados are high in calories and fat, so try not to eat more than 1/2 a large avocado, or 1 small avocado, a day.
These include Vitamins A, B1, E, and Beta Carotene. Green peas are also a good vegetarian source of protein.
These include Vitamins A, B1, E, and Beta Carotene. Good choices for winter squash include butternut, acorn squash, and pumpkin.
These include Vitamins A, B1, E, and Lycopene. Fruits with red flesh, like Papayas, are the best choice for lycopene.
These include Vitamins A, B6, K, and Beta Carotene. Dried fruits are high in sugar, try not to eat more than 1 handful a day.
More Vitamin Rich Foods
|Asparagus||High in Vitamins B1, B9, K, and Lycopene|
|Liver||High in Vitamins A, B3, and B12|
|Carrots||High in Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, and Lycopene|
|Cheese||High in Vitamins B2, B5, and B12|
|Shellfish||High in Vitamins B2, B12, and E|
|Sweet Potatoes||High in Vitamins A, B5, and Beta Carotene|
|Beans||High in Vitamins B1, and B9|
|Wholewheat Bread||High in Vitamins B1, and B9|
|Cantaloupe||High in Vitamins A, and Beta Carotene|
|Guavas||High in Vitamin C, and Lycopene|
|Kiwifruit||High in Vitamins C, and E|
|Plant Oils (Olive Oil)||High in Vitamins E and K|
|Tomatoes||High in Vitamin C, and Lycopene|
|Fortified Tofu||High in Vitamins B12 and D|
|Cereals||High in Vitamins B12 and D|
|Bananas||High in Vitamin B6|
|Berries (Strawberries)||High in Vitamin C|
|Citrus Fruits||High in Vitamin C|
|Dry Roasted Soybeans||High in Vitamin B1|
|Peanuts||High in Vitamin B3|
|Lentils||High in Vitamin B9|
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