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What are sources of vitamin d?

What are sources of vitamin d?

Sun and foods: The flesh of fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils are among the best sources. Small amounts of vitamin d are found in beef liver, cheese, and egg yolks. Some mushrooms provide vitamin d2 in variable amounts. Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals often contain added vitamin d, as do some brands of orange juice, yogurt, margarine and other food products. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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What are some sources of vitamin d?

What are some sources of vitamin d?

Sunlight,supplements: Sunlight is an important source of vitamin d along with other food like cod liver oil, salmon and other products with vitamin d added. See this video where explain a little more about it. http://otwithmd.com/vitamin-d/. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good sources of vitamin d?

Could you tell me what are good sources of vitamin d?

Sun.: All vitamin d is added to products such as milk. It is usually d3, which is inactive until turned into 25-oh d by the liver and finally 1, 25-dihydroxy-d by the kidney, otherwise called calcitriol. That being said, i believe this: i believe everyone should take at least 2000iu of d3 per day. It is not true that 15 min of sun will give us all we need. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of vitamin d?

What are the best sources of vitamin d?

Several: First and foremost, sunlight. However, if you live where it's cold enough to have a winter, sunlight won't be strong enough to give you what you need. Food sources include salmon, herring, mackerel, whale blubber (for real!) and there is a small amount in some mushrooms. Easier to get it from a supplement. ...Read more

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Aside from the sun and the pill, what are the best sources of vitamin d?

Aside from the sun and the pill, what are the best sources of vitamin d?

Read labels: Many foods are supplemented with vitamin d especially milk products and breakfast cereals. Read the labels on the packages to estimate the levels you are receiving. ...Read more

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I wish to know sources of vitamin d in food?

I wish to know sources of vitamin d in food?

Cod liver oil,eggyol: There are not many foods which contain vit d as vit d is produced in our bodies by exposure to sun.But following are source of vit d egg yolk cod liver oil halibut liver oil herring liver mackerel salmon sardines tuna fortified milk. ...Read more

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During what foods can I find good sources of vitamin d?

During what foods can I find good sources of vitamin d?

Fortified foods: The flesh of fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils are among the best sources. Small amounts of vitamin d are found in beef liver, cheese, and egg yolks. Some mushrooms provide vitamin d2 in variable amounts. Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals often contain added vitamin d, as do some brands of orange juice, yogurt, margarine and other food products. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative food sources of vitamin d if one can't take dairy and much fish or regular sunshine ?

Vit D sources: Some natural food sources of Vitamin D include: Parsley Nettle Alfalfa Blue-Green Algae Chlorella Horsetail Eggs Fortified soy products Mushrooms Oysters Caviar! ...Read more

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How do I get vitamin d?

Naturally: 40 min weekly of direct sunshine to the face, upper extremities and lower extremities should be enough to give you the lowest amount of healthy, natural stimulation from uv light to produce vitamin d in your skin. If you live in an area of the world where there is lack of sunlight for more than 3-4 mos of the year, supplementing additional oral vitamin d may be necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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