Vitamin D3 1000iu 240 Capsules by Thompsons
Develop & Maintain Healthy Bones
Due to the perils of too much sunlight, concerns have been raised about a decrease in Vitamin D levels particularly in at-risk groups. Vitamin D is specifically reknowned for its ability to increase Calcium absorption thus having a positive impact on bone health. However a deficiency of Vitamin D may also impact on immune function, mood and birth weight. Alongside Calcium, Vitamin D is considered one of the pregnancy “Big 3" together with folic acid and omega 3-fatty acids.
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 celiac disease).
Vitamin D supports and promotes bone health including bone density, may help to reduce the risk of hip fractures in the elderly and osteoporosis. Vitamin D improves muscle strength in the elderly and may therefore reduce the incidence of falls and risk of fracture, supports positive mood in healthy individuals during winter, maintenance of healthy circulation and general wellbeing, assists in the maintenance of healthy skin and supports a healthy birth weight in newborn infants.
- Important for building and maintaining healthy bone mass & density
- 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
- Supports healthy birth weight
- May be helpful in immune modulation
- Enhances mood in healthy subjects during winter
Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3)
Directions: Adults: Take one capsule daily with food or as advised by your healthcare professional.
Cautions: Use only as directed and always read the label. Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
No added corn, dairy, egg, gluten, lactose, nuts, soy, sugar, wheat, yeast, artificial colouring, flavouring or preservatives.
Warnings: This food is not a sole source of nutrition and should be used in conjunction with a nutritious diet and with an appropriate physical training or exercise program. This food is not suitable for children under the age of 15 or pregnant women. It should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision. Keep out of reach of children.
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