How much vitamin D do you need daily?

Vitamin D deficiency is common during the winter months as the hours of sunlight are reduced.

It is estimated that 50% of the entire global population is vitamin D deficient. This calculator will help you work out roughly how much vitamin D you need daily and which vitamin D rich foods you should include in your diet.

Answer these questions to find out how much vitamin D your body needs each day

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How long do you currently spend in strong direct sunlight each day, on average?

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How much of your skin is exposed to strong direct sunlight on an average day?

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You need IU / ug of
vitamin D each day.

This equates to...

servings of salmon

servings of tanned tuna

cups of whole milk

cups of soy milk

cups of almond milk

cups of orange juice

servings of portobello mushrooms

servings of pork

hard-boiled eggs

Your personal vitamin D dosage is based on a set of averages and estimates which should only be used as an approximation rather than an accurate quantity as there are several limitations to this calculator. These are guidelines only and may not be an accurate representation of your vitamin and mineral levels. Always contact a GP or medical professional for advice.