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HOW TO ADDRESS VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY IN SUMMER

Published By Moushumi Mahanta | 23 May, 2024

Vitamin D

Vitamin D plays a vital role in numerous bodily functions, such as bone health, calcium absorption, inflammation reduction, and many more.
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Primary Source of Vitamin D

Although sunlight is the main source of vitamin D, exceptionally high temperatures this summer might discourage people from sun exposure.
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Other Sources of Vitamin D

Fortunately, besides supplements, our body can also obtain vitamin D from specific foods. 
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Here are some foods rich in vitamin D: 
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Egg Yolk

Egg yolk is an excellent source of vitamin D, with significantly higher levels found in eggs from hens raised outdoors or fed vitamin D enriched feed.
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Salmon

Wild salmon generally has higher vitamin D content compared to farmed salmon, although both varieties are considered good sources of the vitamin.
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Mushrooms

Mushrooms can produce vitamin D2 when exposed to UV light, making wild mushrooms or those treated with UV light the primary source of vitamin D.
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Herring

Herring, a globally consumed fish, is commonly enjoyed smoked or pickled and serves as an excellent source of vitamin D.
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Canned tuna

Canned tuna offers a cost-effective alternative to fresh fish and serves as a rich source of vitamin D.
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