Vitamin D: This Can Save You from Many Disease


Vitamin D basically is a fat soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, phosphate. Basically it is a prohormone and not a vitamin.


  1. Makes Bones Healthy: Prevents osteoporosis (hole in bones).
  2. Reduce risk of Flu or fever
  3. Reduce risk of Diabetes: In one study, infants who received 2000 IU per day of Vitamin D had 88% lower risk of developing type 1 diabetes, within their 32 years of age
  4. Reduces depression. To reduce depression read 8 Things To Do If You Are Depressed
  5. Boosts weight Loss. Read Why We Become Obese? to Know the causes of obesity.
  6. Healthy Infants: Low vitamin D in infants are at high risk of asthma, atopic dermatitis, eczema, etc
  7. Healthy Pregnancy: Vitamin D Deficient pregnant women may be greater risk at pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, bacterial vaginosis, etc
  8. Helps to Lower Blood Pressure
  9. Helps to prevent Cancer: Vitamin D influences 200 genes which is affected in its deficiency. To Know which foods can cause cancer, read 8 Most Carcinogenic Foods You Must Know
  10. Boost Immunity by adding more vegetables and fruits in your diet


  1. Common Mushroom: Agaricus bisporus
  2. Fish Liver oil
  3. Fishes like salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines
  4. Cooked egg yolk
  5. Soy Milk
  6. Many foods comes with Vitamin D fortification like fortified breakfast meal, fortified milk, etc and therefore, you have to check whether Vitamin D fortification is listed or not.
  7. Sunlight: Although it is not food but one of the most important natural source of vitamin D. Because Vitamin D is made in the body using sunlight from cholesterol. So, 15- 30 minutes of sunlight exposure is recommended like eating a meal.

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