Functions of Vitamin D3 in the body
- Enhances overall health
- Supports healthy calcium metabolism and bone density
- Supports healthy immune system function
- Helps regulate healthy cell growth and differentiation
- Supports proper thyroid function and appropriate blood clotting
Vitamin D3 is essential to overall health. Vitamin D receptors are found throughout the body, especially in the brain. Receptors are also located in the bones, pancreas, intestines, thyrum, spinal cord, kidneys, reproductive organs, adrenal glands, thyroid glands, and pituitary gland.
This statement alone reinforces the fact that this vitamin is vital to overall health.
Vitamin D is available in some foods but most of it is delivered by way of direct sunlight (UV rays). Vitamin D deficiency is a global health problem and nearly one billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient or insufficient. This includes those living in warmer climates.
With age, the body manufactures less vitamin D3 from the sun, which is why supplementation is so important.
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 1,000 IU.
Other Ingredients: Softgel (gelatin, glycerin, and water), cholecalciferol and safflower oil.
Contains no sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
As a dietary supplement, adults take one soft gel daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines with your physician or healthcare professional. No long-term use without professional advice.
Contraindications: Vitamin D is fat-soluble, therefore stored in the body, and can become toxic for some people. However, at the same time, some people need much higher doses. It is therefore advisable to consult with your doctor or healthcare practitioner and to do periodic blood testing to check your levels. For bone health, it is advisable to take magnesium with vitamin D3.
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