Vitamin D is essential for good bone health, and it may help protect the body from illness, including against cancer and type 2 diabetes.

According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control, African Americans have the highest rates of vitamin D deficiency, despite clinical data showing greater bone density and fewer fractures in this group compared to other race/ethnic groups. Although more research is needed in this area, it’s safe to say that this is an area of concern.

Sources of Vitamin D & Calcium

In addition to sunlight, vitamin D is found naturally in only a handful of foods such as fish-liver oils, fatty fishes, and more. Here are additional sources of vitamin D.

-Egg yolks

Click here for the complete list plus signs you may be vitamin D deficient.

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