Make the Most of Vitamin D for Psoriasis
Vitamin D has been in the headlines lately because of its health benefits—everything from bone strength (it helps your body use the calcium you need for strong bones) to heart health. Vitamin D ointment has been used to treat psoriasis for many years.
So you might wonder whether adding vitamin D to your diet, through foods or vitamin supplements, might also help manage your psoriasis. Here’s what you need to know before you load up on vitamin D.
Get Vitamin D Naturally
Unlike other vitamins, vitamin D isn’t found in a wide variety of foods. Sources of vitamin D include oily fish, such as salmon and mackerel, and foods with added vitamin D. The most common vitamin D fortified foods include milk, orange juice, and some breakfast cereals.
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