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Most experts agree that it’s best to get your vitamins and minerals from food whenever possible. But in the case of vitamin D, that can be tough.
Yes, you can get vitamin D from a handful of foods like eggs, fortified milk or cereal, fatty fish such as salmon, and some mushrooms. And yes, your body can also make vitamin D when your skin is exposed to sunlight. But for many of us, that’s not enough. Research shows many Americans are vitamin D deficient, says Arielle Levitan, M.D., author of The Vitamin Solution.