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If you are a vegan and you do not consume non-vegetarian foods and milk products, you can still get your requisite amount of Vitamin D by including the right food in your diet and by getting proper sunlight exposure.

Mushrooms, Soy Milk, Almond Milk, Orange Juice are some of the foods that include a high amount of Vitamin D.

A brief list of various vegan foods that are good sources of Vitamin D are given below:

FOOD SERVING VITAMIN D (IU)
Maitake mushrooms ** 1 cup, diced 786
Portobello mushrooms ** 1 cup, sliced 634
Soy milk, original, fortified with vitamin D 1 cup 120*
Almond milk, original, fortified with vitamin D 1 cup 100*
Chanterelle mushrooms, raw** 1 cup 114
Orange juice, fortified with
vitamin D
1 cup 100*
Soy yogurt, fortified with vitamin D 150 grams 80*
Ready-to-eat cereal, fortified with vitamin D ¾ – 1 cup 40*

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