Unlike most commonly available vitamin D3 Supplements, which are derived from the lanolin in sheepâ€™s wool, Viridian Vitamin D3 400iu 90 Capsules are naturally-derived from lichen (a composite organism that emerges from algae), making them vegan friendly!
Historically, Public Health England Vitamin D recommendations were solely for the elderly & children, however in response to the more recent widespread inadequate vitamin D status, the recommendation to supplement 400iu of vitamin D in winter months has now been extended to all UK residents.
- 90 Capsules.
- May help to maintain the health of your teeth & bones.
- Promotes the normal absorption/utlilisation of calcium & phosphorus.
- May be used with a calcium supplement to reduce the loss of bone minerals in post-menopausal women.
What does vitamin D do for the body?
Our Skin naturally produces vitamin D when itâ€™s exposed to sunlight in the summer months. This highly important, fat-soluble nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal Bones, teeth, muscle function, and the Immune System. Vitamin D also contributes to the normal absorption/utilisation of Calcium and Phosphorus.
Why is vitamin D important?
The skin cannot create vitamin D if covered in sunscreen or clothing, it is thought that a Sun Care product with SPF15 will reduce the skinâ€™s ability to synthesize vitamin D by more than 95%.
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 become increasingly common in the UK. In fact combined hospital admissions for vitamin D deficiency and/or rickets have increased here by 30% year on year.
Who is likely to be at risk of having a low vitamin D status?
Those at risk of lowered vitamin D status are the elderly and small children, however in addition, those people from the Asian community who tend to wear more modest clothing are amongst the population groups most like to suffer deficiency in vitamin D.
What foods have vitamin D?
Dietary sources of vitamin D include fortified foods, eggs and fatty Fish. During the the months between October & March however, these foods are thought to not provide sufficient levels of vitamin D, and therefore a daily supplement may, such as Viridian Vitamin D3 2000iu, may be required between
As a food supplement, take one to three Viridian Vitamin D3 400iu Capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
- Keep out of the reach of young children.
- Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
- Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Vitamin D3 (400iu) 10ug, in a base of alfalfa.
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