Mushrooms are effective sources for vitamin D

in 2013, Examiner.com, Michael Holick, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, School of Medicine
April 23rd, 2013

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Michael Holick, School of Medicine

Got mushrooms? A recent study has caused a bit of an uproar within the health and fitness industry today, as it found that mushrooms can be just as effective as supplements for raising serum vitamin D levels…

Expert quote:

“These results provide evidence that ingesting mushrooms that have been exposed to ultraviolet light and contain vitamin D2 are a good source of vitamin D that can improve the vitamin D status of healthy adults.”

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