Vitamin D

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble steroid vitamin. These are prohormones, which help intensify the effects of our hormones. Vitamin D is not naturally found in many foods.

Fatty fish (salmon or tuna), beef liver, cheese, egg yolksSunDietary supplement

What does it do for your body?

Helps with the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorusCell growthImmune system functionReduce inflammation

2 sessions of 15 minutes of sunglight or 15 micrograms from a supplement

How much should you get in a day?

What is Vitamin D?

Where can you get Vitamin D?

Preparation1. Whisk the first 5 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl.2. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and melt butter over medium heat. Add the egg mixture, and stir with a heatproof rubber spatula to scramble.3. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese down the center of one tortilla; top with half of the scrambled egg, 2 tablespoons tomato, and 1 tablespoon chunky salsa.4. Roll up burrito-style (fold bottom up and sides to center). Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Scrambled Egg Burrito 2 large eggs, or equivalent egg substitute 1 tablespoon 1% low-fat milk 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt Dash of coarsely ground black pepper Cooking spray 1/2 teaspoon butter 4 tablespoons reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese, divided 2 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas, heated 4 tablespoons chopped seeded tomato, divided 2 tablespoons bottled chunky salsa, divided

The recipe for Scrambled Egg Burrito provides a variety of ingredients that include vitamin D. Foods such as cheese, butter, milk, fish, eggs, and cereal are common examples of vitamin D rich foods. This recipe contains eggs, milk and cheese which all contain vitamin D. However, the egg must be cooked with the yolk because that is what contains the nutrient and gives 40 IU of vitamin D.

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20504259_5,00.html

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161618.php

http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J39oRxlR6M


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