Vitamin D is extremely important for overall good health, stronger and healthier bones. It is also much important factor to ensure that your lungs, heart, brain and muscles work well. I read the article about 10 Foods that help you get your daily vitamin d dose daily and I found it interesting.
I read that Vitamin D helps with the prevention of Osteoporosis. The foundation for preventing osteoporosis is laid in childhood and adolescence. That is when 90 percent of a person’s total bone mass is reached. Calcium, an essential nutrient for a strong skeletal structure, is stored primarily in the bones. Some of the principal sources of calcium are milk and dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese; canned sardines and salmon (eaten with the bones); almonds; oatmeal; sesame seeds; tofu; and dark-green leafy vegetables. In order for calcium to be absorbed by the body, vitamin D is essential. This vitamin is synthesized in the skin by exposure to sunlight. This vitamin can also be found in such foods as egg yolks, saltwater fish, and liver.
- Use of sunscreen
- Spending more time indoors
- Having darker skin
The list of food containing Vitamin D
- Egg yolk
- Orange juice