Vitamin D deficiency has become very common in the post-COVID 19 worlds. People who used to go to the office are now sitting at their homes and working which is making them even less exposed to sunlight which is the only good source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency can weaken your bones and muscles, and in turn, your hands and legs can face a lot of pain which takes eons of days to recover. So if you are even slightly Vitamin D deficient, you must have these food items that will boost Vitamin D even if you don’t go in the sun.
Yes, fish is a rich source of vitamin D, you can consume all types of fish to get this vitamin. It can be a form of fish oil, canned fish or raw fish, although raw fish is the most effective one. When you bring raw fish to cook, you can extract the fish oil from it.
Those who are vegetarian can take mushrooms as an alternative, some types of mushrooms contain vitamin D like Raw maitake mushrooms and dried shiitake mushrooms. When mushrooms are exposed to UV rays, their vitamin D properties are boosted. Such mushrooms are also available in the market.
- Breakfast food
Manufacturers add vitamin D to commercial food items like milk, juices, cereals etc. You will find extra vitamin D in cow’s milk, orange juice, and many breakfast cereals. You can consume all of them in your breakfast.
- Egg Yolks
Egg yolks are a rich source of vitamin D; you can make scrambled eggs for yourself along with bread that will make it a complete breakfast dish.
Most of the above items are breakfast friendly; you can have fish for lunch or dinner. Also, these items are not fancy; they are easily available and easy to cook. So, make sure you look after your health and increase your vitamin D content.
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