Bank on these Ayurvedic super foods to boost your Vitamin D levels

by Sania Kumari Professional Blogger

Vitamin D, which is an essential nutrient for maintaining good bone health and dental strength, has been referred as the “sunshine vitamin”  as the vitamin synthesis gets accelerated when the bare skin gets exposed to sunlight. With the severe air pollution rise and the long working stress at office desk, most of the people aren’t able to get enough of sunbath time, thus resulting in some serious Vitamin D deficiency problems.

According to Ancient Ayurvedic texts, Vitamin D is crucial nutrition for strong bones and good dental health as it helps in adequate synthesis and replenishment of calcium and minerals from the food we eat in all parts of the body. Traditionally, its deficiency was linked with rickets, an aching problem leading to brittle bones and skeletal deformities.

Here is a list of some good Ayurvedic foods you can bank on to strengthen you up with a good supply of Vitamin D.

1.    Milk

A dosage of one glass of milk fulfils 20% of the person’s daily requirement of Vitamin D. Skimmed milk is the best option for tackling the Vitamin D deficiencies without burdening the body with an excess of fats. However, nowadays, even the skimmed milk packs are coming well fortified with Vitamin D to ensure that nobody misses on this power- nutrient.  Also keep in mind that more than the cheese, yogurt and ice cream the good levels of Vitamin D can only be absorbed from fluid milk and the products made from whole milk.

2.    Orange Juice 

Considered as the best source of Vitamin D nutrition from fruits, a glass of fresh orange juice is the best way to rejuvenate your body and start your day. The wondrous nutrition of fruits get killed with time, so it’s better to go for the juice of fresh oranges only rather than opting for a stored and packaged orange juices.  With 100 IU of Vitamin D nutrition in one cup of orange juice, the option is perfect for the ones who dislike consuming milk and dairy products.

3.    Soy Products

Soy products are other great natural supplements of Vitamin-D. From tofu to soy milk to soy yogurt all of these are best for improving Vitamin-D levels in humans without increasing the fat elements. Talking about the nutrition of sunshine nutrient, 79-gram of tofu offers 581 IU, one cup of plain light soya milk provides 338 IU, soy milk fortified with calcium and vitamins A and D provides 297 to 313 IU and soy yogurt offers 161 IU of vitamin D.

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