Vitamin D3 – wholefood high potency

£6.50

It is notoriously difficult to get enough Vitamin D in winter months as our main supply comes from sunshine, in short supply in the UK!

Description

Vegan vitamin D3 – A Wholefood supplement from lichen ideal for vegetarians and vegans. One tablet provides 62.5µg (2500i.u.) Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) at 1250% of RDA. Vitamin D3 is the most bioavailable form of this nutrient.

Vitamin D is most commonly associated with assisting with the maintenance of strong bones and teeth, helping support the functions of the immune system and contributing toward normal muscle functions
Vitamin D is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children
Vitamin D3 is the most bioavailable form of vitamin D
Those at particular risk of Vitamin D deficiency are children (under 5 years), the elderly (65 years+), pregnant women and those that rarely get outdoors (lack of sunshine)
Insufficient Vitamin D is now known to be a factor in the causation of many conditions, where adequate levels of intake are found to be protective
The emerging evidence is that we need around 50ug/day for health and this is the newly established RDA in Canada
Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ as sunlight is necessary for the synthesis of this Vitamin (which is produced underneath the skin following exposure to sunlight)
Vitamin D provides a role in:

Vitamin D contributes to the normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus
Vitamin D contributes to normal blood calcium levels
Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and teeth
Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal muscle function
Vitamin D contributes to the normal function of the immune system
Vitamin D has a role in the process of cell division
Vitamin D is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children


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