Top 5 Foods Rich in Vitamin D

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    Vitamin D or the 'sunshine vitamin' is an essential nutrient that helps maintain bone health. For a country that gets abundant sunlight (at least for most parts of the year) it's shocking to find a significant part of the population being diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency.

    Vitamin D plays a major role in regulation and absorption of calcium in the body, so we've listed 5 natural sources that can help boost your Vitamin D levels.


    All kinds of fish are rich in Vitamin D, but typically oily or fatty fish such as salmon contain more Vitamin D in comparison to less oily fish. Other common options include trout, mackerel, tuna or eel.

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    Egg yolk is back in vogue and this time it's here to stay. So bid farewell to the egg white craze, because the Vitamin D present in egg mainly comes from the yolk.

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    Soy Milk

    Soy milk is produced by soaking dry soybeans and grinding them with water. It contains the same amount of protein as regular cow's milk, but it boasts of high Vitamin D, Vitamin C and iron.

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    The power of mushrooms will leave you astounded. Include them in your diet four times a week and watch your Vitamin D levels shoot up. You can choose to grill, bake, stir-fry, sauté, stuff or roast mushrooms, resulting in a healthy yet delicious dish.

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    We're thrilled to give you yet another reason to enjoy cheese. It's true, cheese is one of the top 5 foods rich in Vitamin D. And Ricotta cheese provides the maximum amount of Vitamin D.