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Day 10: Nutrition: Low on Vitamin D? Here are Some of the Best Food Sources

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, mushrooms, egg yolks, and liver. Here are additional sources of vitamin D.

Signs You May Be Vitamin D Deficient

*Always consult your physician when determining your health status.

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