Our bodies need vitamin D for all kinds of important things, including keeping bones strong, reducing inflammation, and helping cells grow. Not to mention studies have found links between vitamin D deficiency and "bone loss, kidney disease, lung disorders, diabetes, stomach and intestine problems, and heart disease" according to Mayo Clinic.
The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin D is 600 IU for people between ages 1 and 70, and 800 IU for people over age 70. There are very few foods that naturally contain vitamin D, which is why we rounded up these tasty recipes so you can be sure you're getting the most vitamin D bang for your bite.More
Spice up your typical burger with this healthier bunless alternative. Fatty fish like salmon are great sources of vitamin D, and this tasty recipe gives you an added bonus of omega-3s.
3 oz of salmon contains 730 IU of vitamin D (121% Daily Value (DV) for people under 70, 91% for people 70+).
Grab the recipe from Pinch of Yum.