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8 Foods High In Vitamin D

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Vitamin D: How Much Food Would You Have to Eat?

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9 DIETARY SOURCES OF VITAMIN D (Foods with naturally occurring vitamin D for autoimmune etc.)

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Mayo Clinic Minute: How much vitamin D do you need?

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Top 10 Vitamin D Foods for Vegetarians

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Top 10 Vitamin D Immune Boosting Foods You Must Eat

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10 Vitamin D-Rich Foods #1 Sockeye Salmon 1,040 IUs per ½ filet (155g). This fish not only contains an excellent and balanced amino acid #2 Mushrooms Exposed to Ultra Violet (UV) Light 920IUs per 1 cup sliced (72g). Mushrooms are a delicious and #3 Cod Liver Oil 1,360 IUs per 1. 8 Fantastic Foods to Boost Your Body’s Vitamin D (Plus Recipes!) 1. Salmon.

Salmonis a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D. Choose wild and eat it raw, baked, 2. Rainbow trout. It packs in a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and protein. All rainbow trout in. 7 Healthy Foods That Are High in Vitamin D 1. Salmon.

Salmon is a popular fatty fish and great source of vitamin D. Whether the salmon is wild or farmed can make a 2. Herring and sardines. Herring is a fish eaten around the world. It can be served raw, canned, smoked, or pickled. 3. Cod liver.

There aren’t many foods naturally high in vitamin D. Some of the richest sources of this nutrient are fish liver oils and fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna fish. That’s why some food products are fortified with vitamin D. For example, milk, orange juice, and breakfast cereals. Foods high in vitamin D include fish, mushrooms exposed to sunlight, fortified milk, fortified milk substitutes, fortified tofu, fortified yogurt, fortified breakfast cereals, fortified orange juice, pork chops, and eggs. Vitamin D is also made by the body when skin is exposed sunlight and is therefore called the sunshine vitamin.

The trend in the last 50 years to eat low-fat foods; Vitamin D is linked to many chronic diseases including digestive, auto-immune, and mental conditions. How do I get more Vitamin D from food? Each time you eat, one of the main things you should be thinking about is whether your foods are providing enough vitamin D. Getting Vitamin D from Diet.

The U.S. government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that, whenever possible, vitamin D be consumed in the foods you eat. The RDAs for vitamin D are 600 international units for people aged 1 to 70, including pregnant and lactating women, and 700 IUs for people 71 and older. Fortunately, sunlight is not the only source of vitamin D; it can also be consumed inside at the dinner table. Portobello mushroom farmers expose their crops to additional lighting, which boosts the vitamin D content by almost 3,000 percent.

Grill up some portobello mushrooms and top with tomato, mozzarella, and pesto for a spin on a Caprese salad. Oranges. Eating one large, fresh orange will give you 100 percent of your daily recommended Vitamin C. This tasty fruit is also high in fiber and folate, making it one of the best fruits to incorporate into your daily diet. There are plenty of other good-for-you foods that didn’t make this list-like lentils, bananas and beets-but this list is a great place to start to add more healthy foods to your diet.

So, here is a list of 10 easy-to-eat, easy-to-find, everyday superfoods to keep eating healthy simple and delicious.

List of related literature:

(c) Although there is no increased requirement in pregnancy, women who do not get sunlight exposure or adequate intake of fortified foods rich in vitamin D (milk products, ready-to-eat cereals, fatty fish, and egg yolk) should be given vitamin D supplements (Lowdermilk & Perry, 2007; Penney & Miller, 2008).

“Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing E-Book” by AWHONN, Susan Mattson, Judy E. Smith
from Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing E-Book
by AWHONN, Susan Mattson, Judy E. Smith
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

Micronutrients must be consumed through food or through exposure to sunlight in the case of vitamin D. Maternal intake of thiamin, vitamin D, selenium, riboflavin, iodine, B6, and B12, choline, omega-3 vitamin essential A, fatty acids directly impact the availability of these micronutrients in human milk.

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019

Dietary sources in Australia and New Zealand account for less than 10% of total vitamin D requirements with the majority of vitamin D coming from sun exposure; however, vitamin D is found in small amounts in fatty fish (herring, sardines, tuna and salmon), egg yolks, liver, butter, cheese and milk (Table 21.6).

“Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series” by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
from Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series
by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
Elsevier Health Sciences APAC, 2012

Meeting Needs with Food and Sunlight Milk is a good source of vitamin D, but if you synthesized no vitamin D in your skin, you would need to drink5 cups of vitamin D–fortified milk per day to obtain the RDA.

“Nutrition: Science and Applications” by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
from Nutrition: Science and Applications
by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
Wiley, 2019

Vegan athletes who consume few fortified foods, who train indoors, or who have limited sun exposure are at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency.12 While the RDA for vitamin D is 600 IU (15 mcg) for adults from 19 to 49, a growing number of experts suggest intakes of at least 25 to 50 mcg (1,000 to 2,000 IU) per day.

“Becoming Vegan: The Complete Reference to Plant-Base Nutrition, Comprehensive Edition” by Brenda Davis, Vesanto Melina
from Becoming Vegan: The Complete Reference to Plant-Base Nutrition, Comprehensive Edition
by Brenda Davis, Vesanto Melina
Book Publishing Company, 2014

However, many health organizations recommend increased intake of vitamin D–containing foods (seafood, vitamin D–fortified juices, and milk products), increased exposure to sunlight, and supplementation with vitamin D. The Institute of Medicine currently recommends 400 to 600 IUs ofvitamin D per day for adults.

“Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children” by Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD, Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD
from Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children
by Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD, Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

You can meet your needs for vitamin A by eating animal products, such as dairy products, eggs, liver, and fish that are sources of retinol, and by eating fruits and vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, cantaloupe, and squash that are sources of provitamin A carotenoids (Figure 7.31b).

“Visualizing Nutrition: Everyday Choices” by Mary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin
from Visualizing Nutrition: Everyday Choices
by Mary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin
Wiley, 2017

Dosage forms and strengths Adults and Children: There is no Australian recommended daily intake (RDI) from food or other sources since it is apparent that all the necessary vitamin D can be supplied by the body itself from as little as a few hours exposure to sunlight in summer each week.

“The Australian Drug Guide: Every Person's Guide to Prescription and Over-the-counter Medicines, Street Drugs, Vaccines, Vitamins and Minerals...” by Jonathan Upfal
from The Australian Drug Guide: Every Person’s Guide to Prescription and Over-the-counter Medicines, Street Drugs, Vaccines, Vitamins and Minerals…
by Jonathan Upfal
Black Incorporated, 2006

In developed countries, foods such as breakfast cereals, fruit juices, margarine, and some dairy products may be fortified with vitamin D. Dietary supplements containing vitamin D in amounts that will increase vitamin D status are also consumed (Table 81.4).

“Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease” by Victor R. Preedy
from Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease
by Victor R. Preedy
Springer New York, 2012

Figure 7-4 shows U.S. vitamin D intake from foods alone.

“Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D” by Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board, Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D and Calcium, Heather B. Del Valle, Ann L. Yaktine, Christine L. Taylor, A. Catharine Ross
from Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D
by Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board, et. al.
National Academies Press, 2011

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  • Lard from pastured pork https://www.hillbillynutrition.com/products/pork-fat. Lard rendered from pastured pork contains up to 10,000 i.u. of Vitamin D per tablespoon!

  • I read an article surveying Dr’s who both prescribe and take vitamins. They said they take 5 10,000 iu D per day. They are constantly exposed to illness from patients, so some take 5,000 until they have symptoms then double up. Wish I could remember where I read it.

  • Someone close to me got the covid virus a couple weeks ago. No hospital was needed and she’s doing fine, but in the meantime I take 1000 mg. every 3 hours, aprox of vit. C. plus cod liver oil. Plus all those high vit. C foods.

  • 10000 ius a day! Eric you are a pure scream, but In a good way..! �� p. s. I take K2 because of U with my D3. Btw, I don’t understand the diagrams of chemistry can you explain the chain reaction of the honey comb shaped diagram..?

  • I am on a low potassium diet. It seems like limes are my only way to safely get vitamin C. I use sugar to make it palatable. I have found that one gram per ounce is sufficient. I use raw organic agave nectar. This for me is below the maximum recommended added sugar is 150 calories at 140 calories per day. Once I started I have never spit out pink tooth paste when brushing my teeth one time

  • The foods in vitamin D chart’s final column on the right was very confusing.
    What you spoke did not synchronize with the number presented.
    It was just very confusing to follow.

  • I think supplements are a bunch of nonsense. Vitamins need to be chelated with the food you eat in order to enter the body and used properly.

  • I once supplemented with cod liver oil, and during my routine physical/blood work found that my liver enzymes were elevated/off, and so my doc told me to stop the CLO and to come back in a couple of weeks. I did and my liver results were normal.

  • Take only fish liver vitamin D. Most vit d is made from the lanolin from sheep skin and people can’t absorb or they react to it. Cheap source. Somehow low integrity vit companies have slipped that by us too.

  • Which Cod Liver Oil product Has 1,360 I.U of Vitamin D?
    I just checked 6 different companies on Amazon and the Maximum amount of Vitamin D was 450 in one capsule._ANY IDEA WHICH COMPANY HAS HIGH VITAMIN D in COD LIVER?

  • I have a Barbados cherry tree. (acerola cherry). But is is seasonal. The season is long though. They are low in sugar, but still have some, so I only eat a few a day. But they are so rich in vitamin C you only need two of them per day. They are subtropical and was surprise I could grow them in Orlando. The tree here thrives. Total carbs are about 0.4 grams per cherry.

  • Dr. Ekberg I love all your stuff but I really question the study results you cite as to Vitamin D and “Hispanics.” I know you didn’t conduct the study but you say that “they did a study in the U.S.” and “they found that “Hispanics” had a 69% deficiency in vitamin D. Such a statement doesn’t have much general application as to all Hispanics. “Hispanics” are not a race, it is a cultural association. Many Hispanics are African in descent (Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Columbians living in the cloudy Eastern United States) and many Hispanics have large portions that are of European descent (Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Argentinians and Mexican living in sunny Florida, Texas and California)). And many Hispanics are full-blooded native American (Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico). Also in the sunny southwest many full-blooded native Americans who have left the their reservation are then included as Hispanic. So where geographically they conducted this vitamin D and Hispanics study and on which race of people within the Hispanic grouping is important to know. It can only be generalized to apply to the people involved in the study and not as a generalization that all Hispanics are low in Vitamin D since the Hispanic group is made up of white, black and native American races. Thank you.

  • Dorothy Fu.. Vitamin D can be stored in the body but C B are washed out… difficult to build up toxic levels of C n B but u can in case of A D n E

  • Interesting as usual.I Just said to my husband that I suppose you were from Sweden because of your name. It was nice to hear you
    mention that. We live in Örnsköldsvik. Where are you from?

  • The top of the list should probably be the Indian Gooseberry it has 800mg of Vitamin C in 100gm of the fruit pulp. It is a cheap and easily available fruit in India. People also consume it for It’s many other health benefits.

  • But I got a doubt in this. Im from India. In the west people eat more vitamin tablets all the time than Indians. So if your point is correct, why far more percentage of western people die of Covid than Indians? Please explain.

  • I had ricketts at 4 and again at 11 (mainly because I wasn’t allowed to do sport by teachers who had BS rules). Defiencies like mine are made worse by SUNSCREEN STOPS UVB RAYS! Your reports Cancer council are pro defiency.

  • Great video, Dr. Berg. The US RDA is broken, it was created by a Senator, not a nutritionist; moreover, it was created in the 70’s. I have been living and coaching 4000 IUs, but I sure will not challenge your suggestion of 5000.

  • For older people, cholesterol-containing foods provide more harm than the Vitamin D they contain. I bought a Vitamin D lamp to keep my levels up. That way, I don’t have to take a supplement or eat bad food.

  • I misspoke at 3:32. There is a card there saying what I meant: “Vitamin B and C are water soluble”. I guess everyone knows I am human now.��
    ♦ Watch this video next: Top 10 Foods You Should NEVER Eat Again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmRH6sv9rnA&list=PLpTTF6wMDLR6uaZ2eT4YgkUDbklpqcijo

  • My ancestors trusted in the time tested all natural homemade herbal beverage called “Kshayam’ to protect from the onset of flu symptoms like sore throat, cough, fever and aches. My family drink this powerful immune system booster everyday to protect us from the pandemic and it is working like a charm. For the recipe, go to YouTube/ninancherian.

  • When ever i drink cod liver Oil or take d3 pill, i feel bad after words. I live in the arctic and the doctor Said im low in d3, after a blood test. Toughts Dr Berg?

  • I read, many years ago, that, for the body to manufacture Vit. D in/through the skin, humans need to have some sebaceous oil on it. I.e, that we shouldn’t bother with sun exposure (for Vit. D) straight after a shower or bath, since it won’t work. I have no idea if this is correct. Wondering if anyone else knows.

  • I buy a small can of cod livers and eat it over the course of a week and add the livers and the oil that comes in the can to salads.

  • I am not sure adding vitamins to food accomplishes anything. The vitamins have to be chelated in order to be absorbed and function properly in the body.

  • These vitamin sources are all uncooked. Cooking kills off the vitamin c.
    I have at least 6oz of kale, a chunk of pepper, a chunk of lemon and 3 pieces of pineapple in a blender every day. It’s easy to drink the kale and for me I can’t go a day without it. 65 and haven’t gotten the virus yet. I also take 2 teaspoons of cod liver oil a day. It has 100% vit D, omega 3, dha, epa, vit E.

  • Please remove such disturbing images from your video. Only a certain portion of the general population can tolerate such exposure to such graphic images and those people area found among those that go into the medical field. If you feel a need to share these images then show them then take them off the screen. Wanting to concentrate on what you are saying but these repulsive images evokes a response to reject the video and turn away from your presentation. Love the content.

  • Just watched great video from NZ Dr apparently Vit D is made in the oils on top of skin not deeper layers takes about 24hrs to be absorbed study in FL on deficient Vit D older people discovered that they got their sun dose ( providing up to 20k IUs or 500mg) but they showered with soap and washed it off before it was absorbed wow!

  • In this video showing these Vitamin-D foods
    1. Cod liver oil
    2. Fortified milk
    3. Eggs
    4. Beef liver
    5. Salmon(it’s one of fish)
    6. Tuna fish
    7. Fortified Cereals
    8. Orange juice ��

  • I take one to one half bunches of parsley (depending of the size of the bunch) and put it in my blender along with a whole peeled lemon and 16 oz of water. I save half for the next day and drink half in the morning. I love it.

  • Great video.
    The opposite video about getting enough k2 from the diet would be helpful.
    Even a series on other vitamins and minerals.

    Personally I discovered myself how hard vitamin d is to acquire from the diet

  • regarding the topic about vitamin D: did You ever heard about “sungazing” or “solar yoga”? I’m practicing it for a few years and it goes perfectly with all what You talking about and specialy with this topic. By the way, greeting from Croatia and congratz on Your work.

  • I was told magnesium is most important for calcium metabolism into the body-I didn’t know that sunshine and D3 was so important.

  • Dr. Eckberg, Please do not refer to African Americans as “Afro Americans”. An “Afro” is a hairstyle. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. You are truly making a lifesaving difference in the lives of many.

  • You meant to say vitamin and c are water soluble not fat soluble lol. But your screen had a flash in top right corner saying both were water soluble. I guess a minor mistake you made at 3:27. You stated bitumen d was fat soluble then accidentally said vitamin c and b are fat soluble but meant Water soluble.

  • So many people say too much vitamin D is good for you, other people say too much vitamin D is bad for you ; iam sick of this world

  • If you’re not eating seed oils it can get difficult to get too much sunlight and burn. Since I went clean keto with no sugars, grains or seed oils, I’ve gone out into the sun for hours at a time and not worried about burning at all.

  • Great lesson about spending time out in the sun ☀️. Funny how cloudy days I feel somewhat down and when I get some sun I’m alive. Thank you for another great video.

  • So many people say too much vitamin D is good for you, other people say too much vitamin D is bad for you ; iam sick of this world

  • Poor advice. Mayo clinic is not a source I’d trust. Do your own reading starting on Pubmed.gov. I take 10 000 IU during the fall and winter and 5000 IU on average during the spring and summer when I am out. Also, I take my shirt off. None of this face and arm are enough silliness. My serum calcium levels are mid range and my life is so vigorous if I had weak bones they would be broken and I am in my mid 60’s. Also I take a larger dose of vitamin K2 MK7 and MK4. Read up to why. Learn why mentioning the one (vitamin D3) without the other (vitamin K2) is just plain stupid. Yes, YMMV and yes talk to your PCP so he or she can poo poo what I just wrote and then get the health you deserve for listening over time.

  • Get your Vitamin D levels checked folks, before and after taking supplements, my Vitamin D level was 218 nmol/L ( 50 175 range by Medichecks) by taking 8,000 iu daily, was advised to lower it so I’ve cut it down to 4,000 iu a day and checking back in a few weeks.

  • Top Vit D resources:
    1) Pasture raised lard
    2) Fatty fish (wild salmon)
    3) Oysters (B-12, Zinc)
    4) Shrimp
    5) Cod Liver Oil
    6) Pork & Beef
    7) Beef Liver
    8) Eggs (fresh range)
    9) mushrooms Vitamin D2
    10) enriched dairy products

  • I think that Kakadu plums may be from the Northern Territory, Australia, where we have Kakadu National Park. If so, Kakadu is pronounced cack-a-doo, with the emphasis on the first syllable.

  • Thanks for the comprehensive info! at the age of 20, my father has lost all his teeth, since he lived and worked for two years in the north of Russia, where in those years there were no fruits or vegetables.

  • I am so glad you mentioned you go through one stick of butter most days. I like butter so I used to add a little butter to my bread. For the last few years I changed to adding a little bread to my butter (organic grass fed of course):). Not sure I have ever gotten to 1 stick. My cholesterol is high but that’s how I like it. I am 70 can swim for 1 1/2 hours, ideal weight.

  • Back in the day (50’s/60’s) cod liver oil was regularly taken. My mum gave me a spoonful every day, We have forgotten a lot of good stuff…it isn’t in the interests of big Pharma to have us remember.

  • NON-SENSE… darker skin people do not need as much Vit D as people of european descent. if what the western world said is true, there would be no people of color on planet earth right now.. bogus science…

  • How much sun exposure do we need in a tropical country like India… I am from south and we so have sun almost year round, so is there any time frame for exposure to get enough per day.

  • I really appriciate getting educated by you regarding my health. You have helped me more than nat doctor i have seen through years and years for the first time i feel i han do something to influence my healthsituation. Thanks

  • I’m 34 years old with RA and I can’t eat that much food. 2 eggs would have me full almost all day. I went from 180 lbs to 165lbs by following your advice.

  • Hey Dr Berg, I once had a dr recommend Vitamin D drops to drop on my tongue vs the liquid capsule.. Do you think it makes a difference in absorption in these different ways to consume? I was very deficient and suffering from hashimotos thyroititis. LOVE your videos Thank you so much for sharing your knowlegde!

  • OMG I’m a med student and when I hear about people ranting about how more people should be taking vitamin D everyday and im like GIRL NO IT’S LITERALLY MORE HARMFUL FOR YOU LIKE STAHPPPPPPP

  • I’m not fair skinned, I’m snow white! I live in Ecuador, 7200 feet up the Andes Mountains. Is there a longer window to make vitamin D like maybe after midmorning or after 3 pm? How long (approx) do I need to be in the sun? I keep my skin covered as much as possible if the sun is full out. I go from snow white to red lobster in no time. I can’t find info on the net for this.

  • even Rosita’s brand Cod Liver Oil only has “395” IU’s per teaspoon, so where is Dr. Berg getting this high number (1,360 per teaspoon) which brand is this? I want the good stuff….lol

  • Very interesting and informative so it is, to be sure, but your time in the sun factor is at odds with some other info I have gathered from other sources I have considered relyable. 5 minutes in the sun at high noon is enough for the day??!! if that’s so the sun blocking industry would be very appropriate for people who sped all day on the beach soaking up the sun dressed only in shorts.

  • does vit D injection r better for fatty liver patient who diagnosed with low vit d level tht is 33,, i fear tht i have low bile bt im nt sure

  • Hi Dr Berg, I used to take 10k IU with 100 mcg K2. My ringing in the ears worsen and dizziness. At first I can’t figure out what causing it. I did elimination test with other supplements and also did some googling. I ve read some people get the same symptoms with vit d. Also, one website said about magnesium deficiency while taking vit d which causes the ringing in the ears, dizziness, headache. I hope you could make a video on this. Sorry couldn’t explained it much better. Thank you for all you do and to your team.

  • What better way to block vitamin D production. Just BLOCK the sun using weather modification… Interesting…..Has anyone ever thought of that one. Breathing Chemtrails full of aluminum, strontium and barium sprayed from Jet airplanes can’t be too good to breath either. That would explain the reason why so many people are coming down with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Welcome to Global Eugenics 101. Don’t trust the vitamin Industry. They are probably poisoning the supplements that as well. You all had better WAKE UP and smell the coffee.

  • How long should black people that are my complexion should stay in sun. I was shocked when doctor told me I was Vitamin D deficient because I play tennis at least 3 times per week

  • Thanks for the great info on how important vitamin D is in our diet, and the best ways to incorporate it into our diets. I’m inspired to get my hands on some good lard and salmon now ��

  • Dr. Ekberg, with all due respect, at 3:31 you said vitamins C & B are fat soluble but I believe you meant to say they are water soluble.

  • I love your videos. I do have a suggestion: when you are writing information on the board eliminate pictures. In this video, the pictures made it very hard to get the ratios of K2 to D3 with only a moment at the end to see what the ratios were. Pictures are good but showing them while you are writing something on the board is irritating.

  • I take vitamin D tabs a d they upset my stomach, I bought different brand and same thing, and THE SUN IS BAD FOR YOU, ISN’T IT??? SKIN CANCER??? So confused

  • I just watched a video from medical researcher at a cancer medical conference who said that there is no adverse side effects to high levels of vitamin D and he suggest 4000 IU per day. High levels are linked to prostrate cancer suppression.I think he made reference to breast cancer too. It was pretty technical so I have to rewatch it a couple times. Here is link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrU1yrmNIqc&list=WL&index=6&t=254s

  • Thank you doctor. It sounds like I should be getting nutrition from food rather than man made vitamins. I now think I understand why from your video and why the synthetic vitamins could cause problems. Thank you.

  • I started eating Japanese Natto every day to break my fast. One heaping Tbsp = 300 micro-grams of K2. There are 2 servings per frozen container. I found it only at my local Asian market grocery. It is real inexpensive. Do not buy the flavored kind, too many added poisons.

  • There is no need to take supplement or eat food that are rich in vitamin D. All you need is the sun. Get a sun bath of 1 hour 4 times a week and you will have your vitamin D

  • THANKS DR BERG,, i was looking for it,, i diagnosed with fatty liver n 33 Vit d level… can anyone tell me please tht fatty liver reduce bile production? or have any effect on bile,, i fear i hav any connection in fatty liver n extreme low vit d levels,,, i think i cant absorb bit d,, my other tests r ok

  • I like your videos, Dr. Ekberg, but always face a challenge (or inconvenience) converting oz and pounds. As a South African, not an American, I am familiar with grams and liters. Since you have an international audience, perhaps you should include international metrics in your measurements.

  • …I wuv your content; for me, Vitamin D from the Sun is #1 on the list; consuming  ‘real’ foods is #2 on the list; thank you for suggesting CLO supplement; may take this during our Winter months.

  • Dr Berg, you and Thomas D have inspired me to create my own channel. i’ve lost 20 pounds on keto and you both have taught me so much! thank you for everything and inspiring me!

  • I am Vitamin D deficient. Dr recommended taking Vitamin D 2000 is a day. But I took 5000 a day. Then blood test shows I have excess Vitamin D and my Dr suggested I cut back. But is there such thing as too much Vitamin D?

  • According to you we should have died out before we could have bought it in capsule form. The Inuit seem to managed quite well without the chemiist. They sure didn’t get it from the sun as they lived in the dark half the year.

  • A true gift to all those out there listening to your mini lectures!!!! So kind of you to take the time to have such great relevant topics!!! You are making the WORLD a more Vital, Healthy and Productive Society with these Free podcasts. A HUGE THANK YOU!!!!!���� Liz

  • Great Video Dr. Berg I just learn out of my D3/ K2, I’m going to increase it from 2000UI to 10,000UI. God Bless You and Your Family Dr. Berg FOREVER AMEN��‍♀️✝️��

  • Thank you Dr. Ekberg I share your videos and tell my friends up here in Toronto about you. I’m vegan so the best food for me here is mushrooms. I guess a part of my veganism is imagine myself being hunted by other animal for food. Not fun, so while I choose to never own a pet I prefer to let animals live as long as it doesn’t compromise my quality of life on its own (and I didn’t cause it). Just me, how I personally feel. I understand there are blood types that must eat meat so this is not to say at all I’m against any animal consumption, and in the past I did eat meat and take cod liver oil. I drink lots of almond milk, I was hoping there would be a mention on milk. I’ll search for a video where you touch on that. Thanks again looking forward to your next video.

  • Well I don’t eat any of those things and I haven’t been outside for 10 weeks and yet I’m super healthy, so maybe I don’t need it? I’m vitamin D free!

  • Marvelous information and something that I know everyone needs but I’m really needing it with my immune system issues so God bless you and once again thank you so much Dr. Berg we love you ������

  • It now looks like Postmen/women have the healthiest job going when you look at the physical exercise and sunlight they get everyday?

  • Turkish people eat Italian parsley daily. With white cheese for breakfast, in salads and by itself as a side dish. Just wash and eat it. I also put it in my green smoothie with baby spinach, cucumbers and unsweetened Almond milk. I love it.

  • I am not sure anyone knows for real. I saw another medical expert at a conference saying high levels of Vitamin D are not linked to bad side effects. And I took Vit D supplements religiously for 2 years and it did not correct my Vit D deficiency. It appears from the other video and medical expert ( delivered at a medical conference) that the only way to get high levels of Vitamin D is get in the sun. High levels around 80 nanograms/dl are linked to prostrate cancer reduction so they say.

  • If the vitamin D is stored in fat, is it necessary to take the suggested minimum 5000 IUs each and every day? Or would every other day be sufficient? In the video you say that it is unnecessary to get sun every single day for this reason.

  • Yeah, sun exposure… what if you live in Northern climes with very little sun 7 to 8 months/ year? And the lamps don’t work….

  • Nice in easy to understand format. Thanks.
    Concerning about cod liver oil. Is this true that cod fish consume food with heavy metals ends in the cod liver oil?

  • Get some sunshine. Flu Seasons “HINT, HINT HINT! Northern flu season. HINT HINT HINT! Southern flu season. Lower sun angles = lack of vitamin D.
    Lack of vitamin D = weakened immune system.

  • Did I understand you correctly? Did you say you “probably go through a stick of butter most days”?? what did I miss…that sounds a bit excessive!!

  • So beautifully explained, Dr.!! Every now and then, I get deficient and run low on vitamin D. How I know, it’s when my skin is exposed to the sun, even for a short moment, especially in the neck and chest areas are VERY sensitive. I’d get REALLY itchy and would start to get rashes in the specific areas mentioned. What is the reason that would cause my skin to itch so bad or why the rashes? My only relief after the breakout(s) is to apply hydrocortisone. But I want to know what the possibility of the underlying cause as to prevent future flare ups, please. Thank you in advance, Dr. Ekberg!! ��

  • I have several problems with your list. Perhaps a top 20 would address the major issue. My favorite vegetables/fruits are:

    Orange peppers
    Orange/Roma tomatoes
    Blueberries

    None of these were on your list. I have read that Red/Orange peppers van be linked together with regards to nutrients, while Yellow peppers have slightly less vitamin C. Typically, in stores, red/orange/yellow peppers are together referred to as colored peppers.

    Most nutritionist recommend apples over oranges because of the high fiber content of apples, and recommend blueberries over strawberries because of the antioxidants.

  • I started taking cod liver oil for heart and immunity. The brand is Carlson (Norwegian) super D Omega 3 with 2000 iu (50 mcg) Vitamin D3 + 1,100 mg Omega 3. Dose is 1 Teaspoon a day, is this ideal or should i get a lower potency where its 1,000 iu (25mcg i think)? It’s for my family too 14,16,28, and 46 year old.

  • I found this video really hard to watch at the beginning because of the photo of the scurvy victim which remained on the screen for quite a while. I was trying to watch but I had to turn away. It lasted from 4:49 to about 7:04, then the photo became an even larger part of the screen the last few seconds. At this point I was like, “OH, COME ON!” Finally, mercifully, you moved on and changed the graphic. You were looking at the camera. We had to look at that photo!!

  • 1 Orange is appx 170gram, so 376÷170 is 2.2 oranges but you’ve mentioned 4 oranges. Also please clarify how long does the 200mg of Vit c stays in the body. How often shall we refill? It is said that Vit C is fast at dissolving or exiting through urination.

  • At 20:29 I’ve spotted image which appears for a fraction of sec on the screen when You are saying words:”just for fun I’ve created a little index”. It shows a male symbol on yellow background with three words placed under this symbol,and these are: health, nerd, time.I had to play it about 20 times to fully understand. Can You explain it please?

  • Dr. Ekberg. Your Youtube videos are very helpful. I always have a question in my mind when I watch videos like this. Does heat reduce vitamin C from these top 10 foods? I don’t remember you mentioned the impact of heat to these foods. For example, after bell peppers or broccoli/kale/cauliflower/brussel sprouts/cabbage are cooked, how much vitamin C is left? Thanks in advance for taking your time to answer my question.

  • Difficult to cross something which is very much hyped. More people have died of ordinary flu, more in traffic accidents, and more because of smoking or drinking than this coronavirus. Coronavirus has just the best spindoctors at the worldwide scammedia.

  • Hi today i got my (25 OH) Of My Vitamin D Test

    My Result Was 23.7 ng/ml He Said Your Result Is Normal

    However My Knees And Lower Back Still Hurts

    Dou You Think 23.7 Is Normal

    And What IU Of Vitamin D Should I Take?

    Thanks

  • Some general practitioners recommend 2000IU daily others well known u tube suggest 10000IU a day and for some even higher…others 50000IUs a day..I’ve been taking a minimum of 2000IU daily to let it build up in my body over time.,,sometimes take twice as much towards winter will increase maybe I recover from colds flus quicker I think!In Canada we have long winters!Just take vitamin d3 here!Everytime people talk about natural or synthetic I cringe! New studies show less effective or no more effective or more it all is perplexing! I prefer food but will take synthetic vitamins now and then d daily however!I will get it from almonds of course to and indulge in chocolate covered ones time to time Yum!As fall winter come and covid 19…comes around d is very important as evidence at least 2000IU is minimum required and stops infections from becoming so severe!A lot of meat has other complications to our health in general and veggies have lots of minerals but not much d if any seems!Eggs we are told are as bad as smoking yet yolks full of everything!The debates sir never end!

  • Thank you Dr. Ekberg. Another all-encompassing video. Education is key during these times. Everyone please share this information. It takes the entire village to protect the village!

  • Dr. Love your videos. My question is why I can’t get my blood Ketones above 1.1 even when I consume less than 20 g of carbs per day ( I do OMAD) and even when I do a 48 hr fast. Why is that?

  • What period of day can Vitamin D be more efficient on our skin? Noon or off noon by the equator versus European countries? Assuming up right posture as oppose to laid down.

  • Data collected at Chilton in the UK over 1991 – 2015  suggests that the erythema effective UV dose available for impacting public health has been decreasing in recent years.  (Hooke et al 2017)

     R. J. Hooke, M. P. Higlett, N. Hunter and J. B. O’Hagan, Long term variations in erythema effective solar UV at Chilton, UK, from 1991 to 2015, Photochem.

    Photobiol. Sci., 2017, 16, 1596–1603

  • For vitamin d sit in the sun between morning 10 to afternoon 1….

    Fair skin people sit in the sun for 30 minutes

    Dark skin people sit in the sun for 45 minutes….

    We can sit more than the timings which I mentioned, it can be carry forward to next days….

    Note:

    Don’t do immediate bath after sun bath please stay back for atleast 1 hour otherwise vitamin D won’t get to body

    We need 7200 nano grams vitamin D per a day….

    Thanks