HYDERABAD: In a study on Coronavirus a few of Israeli researchers have found that people with deficiency of vitamin D were at an increased risk of being infected by the COVID-19. The researchers have also found out that most of the people who were losing their lives due to the virus have low levels of vitamin D in their body.
So to avoid the risk of getting infected with the deadly coronavirus and stay protected from the virus everyone should boost their immunity levels and Vitamin D in the body. In general Vitamin D is naturally produced in the human body when we are exposed to sunlight.
It is the only nutrient which is produced by the human body when exposed to sunlight. But due to modern lifestyle and work from home most of the people may not get enough sun and face the problem of vitamin D deficiency.
We can also improve the levels of vitamin D in our bodies through foods like
Sea foods are the best source of vitamin D and fish especially Salmon (fatty fish) is a rich source of vitamin D.
2) Egg yolks
Egg is also a rich source of Vitamin D and one of the most nutritious foods which can also boost the immune system when consumed on a daily basis. Egg white has most of the proteins and yolk has the fat, vitamins, and minerals.
Mushrooms are also one of the sources of vitamin D. These mushrooms are just like our human body and create vitamin D from sunlight.
4) Cod liver oil
If you are vegetarian and don’t want to eat fish then go for Cod liver oil which is also a popular supplement to vitamin D.
5) Fortified Foods
Fortified Foods are nothing but the foods which were being added with vitamin D by Manufacturers, that means these foods are being fortified with vitamin D. Foods like fortified milk, fortified milk substitutes, fortified yogurt, fortified breakfast cereals, fortified orange juice are also a few sources of vitamin D.
Along with above mentioned foods Spinach, Soybeans , White beans, carrots, Papaya, Meat, Mangoes, Brocoli, Apricots,Squash,Sweet Potatoes, Avocado and Cheese were also rich sources of Vitamin D.