Vitamin A is a fat-soluble nutrient that helps form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissues, and skin. This vitamin can also help ward off bacterial and viral infections, prevent night blindness, and keep hair and nails healthy.
Foods that are particularly high in vitamin A include:
- sweet potatoes
- spinach, kale, and collard greens
- winter squash
Some spices are also high in this nutrient, including paprika, red pepper, cayenne, and chili powder.