Foods High in Vitamin D

10 Common Foods That Are High in Vitamin D

You may be able to say sayonara to your vitamin D supplements. An updated report says the uber high levels of vitamin D some doctors recommend (we're talking 2000 IU) are unnecessary and could actually be harmful. Turns out most people get enough of the much-talked-about vitamin D from our diets and natural sources like the sun. Adults have a recommended daily intake of 400 to 600 IU. Fish always tops the vitamin D-rich list, but these common foods are all strong sources. Of course, talk to your doctor about what's right for you and to ensure you don't have a deficiency.

  1. Canned salmon has 920 IU.
  2. Vitasoy Nasoya Lite Firm Tofu packs 581 IU.
  3. Soy milk (with added calcium and vitamins A and D) has 297 IU.
  4. Orange juice (fortified with calcium and vitamin D) packs 259 IU.
  5. Low-fat milk (with added vitamins A and D) serves up 248 IU.
  6. Nonfat milk (with added vitamins A and D) has 241 IU.
  7. Kellogg's All-Bran with extra fiber dishes 219 IU.
  8. Quaker instant oatmeal (the "For Women" variety) has 188 IU.
  9. Mushrooms (raw) have 164 IU.
  10. One scrambled egg has 41 IU.

Stats above based on levels per 200 calorie serving. See what DrSugar has to advise about vitamin D for more about the vital vitamin.

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