People in states with little sun exposure don’t seem to get enough vitamin D. The same goes for people who are inside all the time (possibly at a desk job). If you think your are lacking in your vitamin D then here are some great low calorie foods to make you happy, protect you from cancer, fight against heart disease and diabetes.
Here are a few foods from Fitness magazine to add to your healthy lifestyle that will increase your amount of vitamin D.
A 3.5-ounce serving of wild salmon has 360 IU, or 90 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin D. For more information on salmon and salmon recipes, continue here.
Consider this before deciding on an egg-white omelet: one egg yolk has 20 IU, about 6 percent of your daily value of vitamin D.
A slice of Swiss cheese contains about 12 IU, which is 4 percent of your daily value of vitamin D.
A cup of fortified orange juice contains about 100 IU or 25 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin D.
Shrimp cocktail isn’t just low in calories — a 3-ounce serving of shrimp also has 129 IU, about 32 percent of your daily value of vitamin D. For recipes with shrimp, continue here….
* A big thanks to Fit Celeb for filling us in on these great vitamin D foods!
Next time you think your life is getting to you and the sky is falling… try to remember the last time you ate foods with vitamin D. Maybe, it’s just that you are lacking one of your most important vitamins!
(CES, PES, CPT, BS)