Health Zone: Nutrition: Sunny D; 25 Ways to Get Your Daily Quota of Vitamin D
2 bowls Special K
Special K has the highest level of Vitamin D fortification of all the breakfast cereals.
4 bowls Ricicles
Ricicles, Start, Healthwise Bran Flakes, Corn Pops and Honey Loops all have about half the amount that's in Special K.
21/2 slices Victoria Sandwich with buttercream filling
Vitamin D comes from the butter filling and the margarine and eggs used in the cake.
16 litres whole milk
Whole milk is the only type of fresh milk that has any reasonable quantity of vitamin D because it's found in the cream.
Half a can of evaporated milk (200g)
Evaporated milk always has Vitamin D added, so just half a large can provides the daily requirement.
23/4 litres ewe's milk
Sheep's milk has six times more Vitamin D than whole cow's milk but only one and a half times more fat.
1kg feta or goat's cheese
Because goat and sheep's milk are richer in Vitamin D, these are the best cheese sources.
1.8kg cream cheese
With cow's milk cheeses, the general rule is the higher the fat content the more vitamin D. Cream cheese is best (47% fat) followed by parmesan, cheddar, Derby, Leicester and double Gloucester (33-35% fat).
10 x 200g pots Greek (sheep's milk) yoghurt
Creamy sheep's milk yoghurt has over 20 times more Vitamin D than low- fat cow's milk yoghurt.
4 1/2 boiled eggs
Vitamin D is found in the fattier yolks; there is none in the whites.
11/3 duck eggs
Duck eggs are an even more concentrated source of Vitamin D.
121/2 teaspoons soft margarine
Margarine is required to be fortified with Vitamin D and contains about 10 …
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Publication information: Article title: Health Zone: Nutrition: Sunny D; 25 Ways to Get Your Daily Quota of Vitamin D. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: April 19, 2001. Page number: 36. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.