Vitamin D: Do the Math, Then Take a Pill
Sunlight’s a good source, but it’s not enough in winter.
Sunlight’s a good source, but it’s not enough in winter, says Michael F. Holick, MD, author of The Vitamin D Solution. To get 1,000 IU (a frequently recommended daily target) of this critical vitamin through food, you’d have to pick one of these alternatives:
33 cans of anchovies
10 glasses of milk
10 bowls of cereal
50 egg yolks