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Not all food sources of #VitaminD are created equal, think #FreeRangeEggs: via @care2

Not all food sources of #VitaminD are created equal, think #FreeRangeEggs: via @care2

When thinking about getting enough vitamin D , almost everyone thinks of the hot ball of fire in the sky: the sun. While sunshine is the best way to soak in this nutrient, you may not always get the opportunity to spend enough time outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of food sources of vitamin D. Unluckily, all of these food sources aren’t created equal and aren’t sustainable. Let’s break down a couple of examples. Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin D, but according to The Daily Green, farmed salmon has far less of the vitamin that wild-caught salmon. The website also shared this interview about salmon’s inferior farmed cousins : George Mateljan, founder of Health Valley Foods, says that farmed fish are “far inferior” to their wild counterparts. “Despite being much fattier, farmed fish provide less usable beneficial omega-3 fats than wild fish,” he says. Indeed, U.S....

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