Where the D Is
A growing number of foods, especially grains and dairy products, are D-fortified these days. Still, it can be tough to get the 400 IU a day that experts say we all need. The main D sources:
|Source||Serving Size||D Content (IU)|
|Salmon, cooked||3.5 oz.||360|
|Sardines, canned||1.75 oz.||250|
|Shiitake mushrooms||4 mushrooms||249|
|Tuna, canned in oil||3 oz.||200|
|D-fortified cheese||About 3 oz.||180|
|Fortified milk||8 oz.||100|
|Fortified soy milk||8 oz.||100|
|Fortified orange juice||8 oz.||100|
|Lactaid, 1%||8 oz.||100|
Originally published in the December 2010 issue of Parents magazine.
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