Tiva Luckett

Naturopath

Sources of Vitamin D


Those of us lucky enough to live in sunny Africa will not need extra vitamin D as we get plenty from the sun on our skin.

Butter
Cod liver oil
Dairy products
Egg yolk
Fortified cereals
Fish liver oil
Herring
Liver
Mackerel
Mushrooms
Oatmeal
Oily fish
Parsley
Salmon
Sardines
Sweet potato
Vegetable oil
SUNSHINE! The body will only produce vitamin D where the skin is exposed to the sun, it is recommended that 20 minutes of full body sun in the early morning or late afternoon is adaquate.

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