5 Natural Holiday Foods That Contain Vitamin D



Figgy pudding has long been associated with the holidays, thanks, in part, to the second stanza of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." Admit it, it's stuck in your head right now. But the pudding doesn't have to be of the figgy variety to accompany a holiday meal or to be served as a party snack or dessert. And since pudding can come in so many varieties and flavors, you'll have lots of options to keep it interesting.

The key ingredient of pudding that makes it a vitamin D favorite is milk. As little as one cup of milk can provide up to 30 percent of your daily requirements of the vitamin [source: Office of Dietary Supplements]. The good news is that you can go ultra-healthy with skim milk, splurge with whole milk or take the middle road with 2-percent milk and still receive the full dosage of vitamin D. So, sing it with us, "We won't go until we get some, we won't go until we get some, we won't go until we get some -- so bring it right here."