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Common nutritional deficiencies

Updated: Dec 20, 2022

Here are some common foods that are high in these respective nutrients:

Iron: red meat, leafy greens, beans, and whole grains (such as oats and quinoa).

Vitamin D: Oily fish (such as salmon, herring, and sardines), egg yolks, and mushrooms (that are grown under a UV light).

Calcium: dairy products, green vegetables (such as kale, spinach, and collard greens), and fortified foods.

Vitamin B12: meat, shellfish, eggs, and whole milk.

Iodine: dairy, eggs, and fish (such as cod, halibut, and tuna).


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