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Mussels may have an equivalent of 2,000 IU of Vitamin D per 100 grams – Dec 2016

Small clinical trial starting Dec 2016 to confirm it.
Total of 20 people
Take 75 g, 150 g, 225 g of Mussels daily for 12 weeks
Monitor the Vitamin D in the blood (also Omega-3)

Mussel Intake and Vitamin D Status in Humans (Mussel)

  • “Recently, we have found that certain shellfish, especially mussels, contain significant amounts of 25(OH)D3, ranging from 0.7 to 9.9 µg/100 g wet weight
  • . . .” this metabolite is considered 5 times more effective in raising serum 25(OH)D3 levels in humans”
  • “Taking account of this potency factor, mussels could provide up to 50u of vitamin D per 100g”

Wonder if Clams and Oysters also have the Calcidiol form of Vitamin D

See also VitaminDWiki

Many ways to increase Vitamin D
click on chart for details

Note: 2,000 IU of vitamin D costs about 2 cents. Mussels are FAR more expensive

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