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  Food Sources of Vitamin E  
 

Food Sources of Vitamin E ranked by milligrams of vitamin E per standard amount; also calories in the standard amount. (All provide 10% of RDA for vitamin E for adults, which is 15 mg a-tocopherol [AT]/day.)

Food, Standard Amount

AT (mg)

Calories

Fortified ready-to-eat cereals, ~1 oz

1.6-12.8

90-107

Sunflower seeds, dry roasted, 1 oz

7.4

165

Almonds, 1 oz

7.3

164

Sunflower oil, high linoleic, 1 Tbsp

5.6

120

Cottonseed oil, 1 Tbsp

4.8

120

Safflower oil, high oleic, 1 Tbsp

4.6

120

Hazelnuts (filberts), 1 oz

4.3

178

Mixed nuts, dry roasted, 1 oz

3.1

168

Turnip greens, frozen, cooked, ?/font> cup

2.9

24

Tomato paste, ?/font> cup

2.8

54

Pine nuts, 1 oz

2.6

191

Peanut butter, 2 Tbsp

2.5

192

Tomato puree, ?/font> cup

2.5

48

Tomato sauce, ?/font> cup

2.5

39

Canola oil, 1 Tbsp

2.4

124

Wheat germ, toasted, plain, 2 Tbsp

2.3

54

Peanuts, 1 oz

2.2

166

Avocado, raw, ?/font> avocado

2.1

161

Carrot juice, canned, ?/font> cup

2.1

71

Peanut oil, 1 Tbsp

2.1

119

Corn oil, 1 Tbsp

1.9

120

Olive oil, 1 Tbsp

1.9

119

Spinach, cooked, ?/font> cup

1.9

21

Dandelion greens, cooked, ?/font> cup

1.8

18

Sardine, Atlantic, in oil, drained, 3 oz

1.7

177

Blue crab, cooked/canned, 3 oz

1.6

84

Brazil nuts, 1 oz

1.6

186

Herring, Atlantic, pickled, 3 oz

1.5

222

Source: Nutrient values from Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 17. Foods are from ARS single nutrient reports, sorted in descending order by nutrient content in terms of common household measures. Food items and weights in the single nutrient reports are adapted from those in 2002 revision of USDA Home and Garden Bulletin No. 72, Nutritive Value of Foods. Mixed dishes and multiple preparations of the same food item have been omitted from this table.

 
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