Eating mushrooms may be as effective at raising serum vitamin D levels as taking capsuled supplements, researchers have reported.
Vitamin D has been linked to quite a few other health benefits in addition to bone health. Recent research has shown vitamin D to be associated with a healthy heart. Early studies have also shown a possible link between low levels of vitamin D and cancers such as colon, breast, pancreatic, and lung. One article even called vitamin D the “possible nutrient of the decade."