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Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 -- 5000 IU - 360 Softgels


Healthy Origins Vitamin D3
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Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 -- 5000 IU - 360 Softgels

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Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 Description

  • Supports Bone Health and Immune Function
  • Non-GMO

Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 1,200 IU is key nutrient manufactured in a highly absorbable liquid softgel form. Vitamin D3 is synthesized in the body from sunlight and only a small amount can be obtained from food. The winter season and most all sunblock products inhibit the body's ability to produce optimal levels of Vitamin D. As a result, Vitamin D3 supplementation becomes even more necessary to ensure your body receives an adequate supply.

 

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin necessary to help support the growth, development, and maintenance of bones and teeth in both adults and children. It is also required for calcium and phosphorus absorption and utilization. In its active form, vitamin D works with calcium to help control bone formation by helping to regulate calcium levels in the blood.


Directions

As a dietary supplement for adults, take one softgel daily, preferably with a meal, or as directed by a physician.
Free Of
Salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs and dairy products. No preservatives, artificial colors or artificial flavors.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgels
Servings per Container: 360
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol from lanolin)125 mcg (5000 IU)625%
Other Ingredients: Cold-pressed olive oil, kosher gelatin, glycerin (vegetarian), purified water.
Warnings

Caution: Consult a physician before use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. When taking this product, it is recommended that you have your Vitamin D levels monitored by a health care professional.

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Do you need to take supplements?

If you eat a well-balanced diet, you may believe that you get all the nutrients you need through food alone. While it is always a good idea to get most of your nutrition from whole food sources, there are many reasons why taking certain supplements may be indicated for you. These reasons may include:
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Pros and cons of multivitamins versus individual supplements

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Pros of taking a multivitamin

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Cons of taking a multivitamin

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  • May actually decrease the absorption of some vitamins or minerals, since many nutrients, like calcium and iron, compete for absorption
 

Pros of taking individual vitamins and minerals

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Cons of taking individual vitamins and minerals

  • Less convenient, with more pills to take
  • Usually more expensive
  • May be missing out on other vitamins or minerals you could otherwise benefit from
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