Premium Vitamin D3 1000IU 100 capsules
Older people in rest homes, or the house bound are at particular risk of deficiency. There is also evidence of mild vitamin D deficiency in younger adults, particularly during winter. The more pigment there is in the skin, the less vitamin D is produced, so dark skinned people, those who avoid the sun or women who wear veils, are at increased risk of deficiency.
Key Features & Benefits:
Vitamin D is important for building and maintaining healthy bone mass & density; it supports the role of Calcium in lowering the risk of osteoporosis.
May reduce muscular weakness in the elderly thus reducing the risk of falls. May reduce risk of low bone mineral density in people with digestive disorders.
Increasing volumes of research highlight the importance of Vitamin D in immune system modulation.
Vitamin D supports healthy birth weight when taken during pregnancy.
Enhances mood in healthy subjects during winter. (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
Vitamin D deficiency is more common in strict vegetarians (who avoid vitamin D-fortified dairy foods), dark-skinned people, alcoholics, and people suffering intestinal malabsorption disorders such as celiacs.
Each capsule Provides:
Vitamin D (as D3 Cholcalciferol) 1000IU
In a Rice Bran Oil suspension - soy-free.
This formulation is free from artificial colouring, preservatives, sweeteners & flavours, yeast, wheat, milk, fish, gluten, lactose, sugar, sodium.
Directions & Precautions
Do not take more than the dose stated on the label without consultation with a healthcare practitioner.
Caution with blood pressure medications as vitamin D may reduce drug effects.
Use with caution in patients with hypercalcemia or systemic lupus erythematosus; Do not use in sarcoidosis or hyperparathyroidism without medical supervision; High doses require medical supervision in patients with atherosclerosis and heart disease; High doses may interact with digitalis.
Take 1 capsule daily with food, or as professionally prescribed.