Vitamin D in Household Food Supplies of Homebound Older Adults Receiving Home-Delivered Meals

@article{Lashway2017VitaminDI,
  title={Vitamin D in Household Food Supplies of Homebound Older Adults Receiving Home-Delivered Meals},
  author={Nancy F. Lashway and William K Hallman and Carol Byrd-Bredbenner and Cara L. Cuite and R. F. McWilliams and Linda Netterville and Mark Gregory Robson},
  journal={Topics in Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={282–291}
}
Food sources of vitamin D become increasingly important as the ability of older adults to activate vitamin D produced from sun exposure declines. Household food supplies of homebound older adults receiving home-delivered meals contained modest amounts of vitamin D with key sources being milk, fish and shellfish, eggs and egg substitutes, ready-to-eat cereals, and spreads. To improve access to this nutrient, an economical adjunct to home-delivered meals programs is providing an additional meal… CONTINUE READING
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