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DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,721
6/26/13 8:10 P

A food label uses the following:
60 milligrams for vitamin C...so your 67.5 milligrams would convert to 113%
5000 IU for vitamin A...so your 5185 would convert to 103%

Becky
SP Registered Dietitian

BRYONIA Posts: 18
6/26/13 2:18 P

Thank you! I will book mark that link.

ICEDEMETER Posts: 1,140
6/26/13 12:30 P

This chart is one that I use:

www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lif
estyle-guide-11/vitamins-minerals-how-
much-should-you-take?page=2


It looks to me like your melon has 223% of your Vitamin A and 90% of your Vitamin C.

Hope this helps!

BRYONIA Posts: 18
6/26/13 12:06 P

Hi,
I am entering a food (Santa Claus melon) and found the nutrition information for it. This item has 5158 I.U. of Vitamin A and 67.5 mg of Vitamin C. How do I calculate the daily percentage so that I can add it?

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