Vitamin D3 5000 IU (125 ug) provides pure vitamin D as D3, the preferred form of vitamin D. Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal muscle function and normal bones. Vitamin D also contributes to the normal function of the immune system.
The classic vitamin D deficiency disease is rickets. Yet as fear of sun-exposure has grown and lifestyles have become more sedentary, exposure to the sun has dropped dramatically and vitamin D deficiency and the incidence of rickets has surged. The skin cannot create vitamin D if covered in sunscreen or clothing, it is thought that a sun cream with SPF15 will reduce the skin’s ability to synthesize vitamin D by more than 95%.
Many older people and those from the Asian community who tend to wear more modest clothing are amongst the population groups most like to suffer deficiency in vitamin D. Dietary sources include fortified foods, eggs and fatty fish.
As a food supplement, take 1 capsule daily, with a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
|Vitamin D3, 5000 IU (as cholecalciferol)||125 ug||2500%|
* % = Nutrient Reference Value
Hypoallergenic plant fiber (microcrystalline cellulose), cholecalciferol. Vegetarian capsule (hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose).
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