The importance of vitamin D

Upping your intake of foods high in vitamin D during pregnancy could reduce your budding babe’s risk of developing seasonal allergies (aka hay fever) later in life, according to a recent study from the Icahn School […]

sardinesUpping your intake of foods high in vitamin D during pregnancy could reduce your budding babe’s risk of developing seasonal allergies (aka hay fever) later in life, according to a recent study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Interestingly, the same result didn’t hold true for vitamin D supplements, which means that when you’re wondering what good-for-baby grub to pile on your plate, you should reach for these reach for these D-licious eats …

  • Fatty fish, like salmon and tuna
  • Sardines
  • Fish liver oils
  • Swiss cheese
  • Milk*
  • Yogurt*
  • Eggs, particularly the yolks
  • Cereals*
  • Orange juice*

*Very few foods naturally contain vitamin D, so try getting your fill with these vitamin D-fortified options.



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