Sunday, 10 April 2016

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Vitamin D: Just 1/4 Piece Salmon (60g) A Day



Vitamin D

Do you know that eating just 1/4 piece of salmon (60g) a day fully covers your daily vitamin D need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 20mcg
  • 10mcg (0-12 months old)
  • 15mcg (1-70 years old)
  • 20mcg (71 years old & above)
  • 15mcg for pregnant women
  • 15mcg for breast-feeding women
Functions:

Maintains proper levels of calcium and phosphorus, bones, teeth, prevents autoimmune disease.

References:
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=110

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