I'd like to take cod liver oil or something similar to boost my vitamin D levels (which are low). I want something totally natural. Is there any way to take cod liver oil without feeling the reported awful taste of it ? If not, what other alternatives are there ?
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Your best 'natural' options will probably be...
The more surface area that's exposed the more vitamin D is produced. The darker your skin the less you absorb. Tanning beds will also work but not nearly as well as real sunlight because they primarily output UVA light (UVB is needed for vitamin D synthesis).
Cod liver oil, while having a lot of vitamin D may also come with other risks. Including...
If you overdo it, you could be doing more harm than good.