Deficiency in vitamin D: 7 superfoods for healthy bones

Fish that are fatty (tuna, mackerel):

Vitamin D is very well absorbed from fatty fish. Your daily requirements for vitamin D can be satisfied by a few meals of salmon or mackerel

Egg whites:

Vitamin D is found in trace concentrations in egg yolks. Increasing your vitamin D intake through food may be accomplished by eating eggs. 

Maitake and Shiitake

Maitake and shiitake mushrooms, in particular, are naturally high in vitamin D when exposed to sunshine.

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Fortified Foods:

Many foods, such as dairy products, plant-based milk (like almond or soy milk), and breakfast cereals, are fortified with vitamin D.  

Fortified Orange Juice:

Some brands of orange juice are fortified with vitamin D. A glass of fortified orange juice can be a tasty way to boost your vitamin D intake


Cheese, particularly Swiss and cheddar, contains small amounts of vitamin D. While it may not be a primary source


Sardines are another fish that provides vitamin D. They are also a good source of calcium, making them a great choice for bone health

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