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Where is vitamin D in food ?

Where is vitamin D in food ?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, different from other vitamins; our bodies can synthesize it when exposed to the sun, and vitamin D plays an important role in bone health, calcium balance and the development of autoimmune diseases.The lack of vitamin D in the body leads to what is known as bone softness, or a bone defect called rickets, and the people most exposed to vitamin D deficiency are those living in northern areas with little exposure to the sun, as well as people with dark skin, who follow a low-fat diet and those who take steroids and To develop vitamin D deficiency in part because they age; the skin cannot efficiently form vitamin D.

Foods containing vitamin D :

  • Cod liver oil:
  •  A teaspoon of it contains 440 IU
  • Sardines
  • 84 grams of it contains 164 IU
  • Salmon
  • 84 grams contains 400 IU
  • Mackerel
  • 84 grams contains 400 IU
  • Tuna:
  • 84 grams of tuna contains 228 IU
  • Raw milk:
  • Equivalent to1 cup of raw milk 98 IU
  • Caviar:
  • 28 grams of it contains 33 IU
  • Eggs
  • Large egg tied 41 IU
  • Mushrooms.:
  • Equivalent to1 cup of mushrooms 2 IU
  • To get enough vitamin D in addition to your daily exposure to the sun, you can eat 2 previous foods rich in vitamin D.

Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency

  • Weakened immune system
  • Seasonal depression
  • Cancer
  • Weak bones
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