High Vitamin D Levels May Lower Cholesterol In Children: 5 Vitamin D Rich Foods 

If the findings of a latest study is to be believed, high vitamin D levels could be linked to lower cholesterol in children.

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High Vitamin D Levels May Lower Cholesterol In Children: 5 Vitamin D Rich Foods
Here's another reason to load up on the sunshine vitamin. If the findings of a  latest study is to be believed, high vitamin D levels could be linked to lower cholesterol in children. It is not common to associate the problem of cholesterol with children. But according to experts round the globe, it is a very important factor to look out. The findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism .The researchers found that the link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels was independent of body adiposity, dietary factors, physical activity, parental education, and day length prior to blood sampling.
It was also interesting to note that the hereditary factors that have previously been linked to serum vitamin D levels did not modify the observed association.

The reasons behind the inverse association of serum vitamin D with plasma lipid levels may need more investigation, but according to the study upping the intake of vitamin D is sure to prove a fruitful intervention. 

Here are some foods you must load up on to increase your vitamin D intake naturally.

1. Cheese: Cheese is one of the richest sources of vitamin D. Ricotta is said to have the highest levels of vitamin D. Cheese is also considered as a rich source of good fat and calcium

2. Mushrooms: Mushrooms are packed with decent quantum of vitamin D. Make sure you clean the mushrooms well before using. You can have them in broths, healthy lasagnas, risotto and salads.

3. Fatty Fish: Fatty fish like mackerel, tuna, salmon are loaded with high quality vitamin D. Include them in sandwiches,throw in some cheese and you have a vitamin D rich sandwich.

4. Egg yolk: Since the vitamin D in an egg comes from its yolk, it's important to use the whole egg--not just the whites. Don't toss away the yolk, unless you have a cholesterol problem.

5. Milk: Milk is one of the best sources for vitamin D. You can blend seasonal fruits and experiment with cool milkshakes,

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