A New Source for Vitamin D

New research has found that vitamin D can be obtained from eating mushrooms.  Michael Holick, a prominent expert on the subject, led a study team who tracked the vitamin D levels of 25 adults over a twelve week period.  The subjects were given either an extract of dried white button mushrooms or a supplement containing vitamin D.  The results, which were reported by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, showed that eating mushrooms boosted the vitamin D levels just as much as taking supplements.  Adults needing to boost their vitamin D levels now have a dietary option.

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