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What foods are particularly high in vitamin D?

Q: My vitamin D level is 12 and should be 30. My Doctor prescribed vitaminD jell pills. My questions is what Foods,fruits,vegetables,and liquids has vitamin D in them so I can buy themfoods,fruits,liquids have vitamin D so I

A:  The richest food sources of vitamin D include the flesh of salmon, tuna and mackerel, vitamin D fortified milk, and some breakfast cereals fortified with vitamin D. Smaller amounts are found in eggs and cheese. Vitamin D has been added to many foods such as orange juice, margarine and dairy products other than milk. In addition, some mushrooms are being exposed to ultraviolet light making them a significant source of vitamin D. It can also be synthesized through the skin by sunlight exposure.

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