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MRM Nutrition Vegan Vitamin D3 & K2 -- 60 Vegan Capsules


MRM Nutrition Vegan Vitamin D3 & K2
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MRM Nutrition Vegan Vitamin D3 & K2 -- 60 Vegan Capsules

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MRM Nutrition Vegan Vitamin D3 & K2 Description

  • Unique Vegan Vitamin D3 from Lichen Extract
  • Vegan Vitamin K2 as Menaquinone-7
  • Supports Bone and Immune Health
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Gluten-Free
  • Certified Vegan

Developed with vegans in mind this unique micro-encapsulated Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) is extracted from Lichen and is Non-GMO Project Verified. Clinical evidence supports that natural Vitamin D3 is more efficacious than other forms (eg D2). Vitamin D3 is necessary for the efficient utilization of calcium, in turn helping to form and maintain strong healthy bones. Vitamin D3 also promotes a healthy immune system. The menaquinone-7 form of Vitamin K2 is the most effective supplementary form. Vegan Vitamin K2 complements and balances Vitamin D3 and minimizes non-bone calcification.

 

How it Works

Meat and fish are the most common sources of Vitamin D3 in the diet, and most supplemental D3 is typically extracted from sheep’s wool (Lanolin) or other animal sources. For this reason, Vitamin D3 supplements have historically not been suitable for either vegetarians or vegans. MRM Vegan Vitamin D3 is a micro-encapsulated cholecalciferol form of Vitamin D3 that is extracted exclusively from lichens, an algae/fungi commensal organism, to meet calcium and bone health needs of both vegans and vegetarians.

Necessary for the efficient utilization of calcium, this vegan-friendly D3 aids in the formation and maintenance of strong healthy bones. Vitamin D3 also promotes immune function as well as supports a healthy inflammation response. Numerous published research studies show that Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is the best possible form of Vitamin D for the body. Guaranteed GMO-Free, it is the world’s only Vegetarian Society and Vegan Society registered Vitamin D3, and contains cholecalciferol that is free from sugar, wheat, egg, gluten, peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, soy, and milk products.

In this product we have combined our unique Vegan Vitamin D3 with a balanced dose of Vitamin K2.  Vitamin K is actually a group of structurally similar vitamins which the human body requires for the synthesis of certain proteins. These are required for blood coagulation and for controlling binding of calcium in bones and other tissues. The vitamin K mediated modification of these proteins allows them to bind calcium ions, which they otherwise cannot do. Without vitamin K, blood coagulation is significantly impaired, and uncontrolled bleeding may occur. Low levels of vitamin K also weaken bones and increase calcification of arteries and other soft tissues.  It is the ideal companion nutrient to Vitamin D3 as they work together to support healthy bone and immune function.


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Suggested usage: Take 1 capsule per day or as directed by your qualified healthcare provider.

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Added milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, gluten, yeast ingredients and GMOs.

*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 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vegan Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)2500 IU625%
Vitamin K2 (as Menaquinone-7)80 mcg100%
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, cellulose capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin, unmodified food starch, sucrose, silicon dioxide and antioxidants (d-alpha tocopherol and ascorbyl palmitate).
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A Complete Guide to Essential Vitamins & Their Functions

There are 13 essential vitamins, and each serves a purpose in keeping us healthy, energetic and feeling good. In 1935, the New York Times reviewed a book on vitamins, noting “the mysterious factors of diet, the vitamins, their importance in conserving health, providing vigor and adding to the length and value of life.” In the intervening century, the science of nutrition has shed a little more light on dietary needs, but the bottom line on vitamins remains mysterious. While the nutrients in vitamins are considered essential, the verdict is still not out whether diet alone can provide ample coverage. Bottles of Essential Vitamins on Table With Capsules & Tablets Spilling From Open Bottle | Vitacost.com/blog If you eat a mindful diet, full or fresh produce, constantly varied, you may indeed not need to supplement. But, as Meir Stampfer, M.D., professor of nutrition and epidemiology at Harvard University points out, “how many of us can claim to be getting the full complement of what we need from our diet each day?" This vitamin guide will give you an understanding of how particular different types of vitamins work in your body—and whether it may be worth supplementing to avoid deficiencies.

Essential Vitamins Guide

Vitamin A

Vitacost Vitamin A -- 3000 mcg | Vitacost.com/blogWhat it is: Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin essential to our health and it has several important functions in the body, most notably helping with vision by supporting the conjunctival membranes and cornea. In general, vitamin A promotes normal growth and health of the body cells, so it also helps keeps your skin and the lining of some parts of the body healthy. Signs of deficiency: Extreme eye dryness is one of the first signs of deficiency, but other signs are dry, scaly skin, frequent diarrhea and respiratory infections. Food sources: Liver is an excellent source of vitamin A, followed by shrimp, eggs, whole milk, yogurt, butter and cheese and fortified cereals, breads and milk. Good to know: Retinol (a term used to describe a specific form of vitamin A) and the retina are etymologically connected for good reason—blood cells carry retinol to the retina in the back of the eye, where it’s used to help amplify vision in low light situations.

Vitamin B family

PlantFusion Vegan Vitamin B12 | Vitacost.com/blogWhat they are: There are eight B vitamins in all, including folic acid, thiamin, niacin, and riboflavin, and they all have a similar function: metabolism support, stress regulation and the production of fuel and energy. The Bs work synergistically together to protect our nervous and cardiovascular systems. For pregnant women, or women planning to be, adequate folate (B9) is critical. Signs of deficiency: B1: Loss of appetite, constipation and irritability. B2: Low energy, insomnia, sensitivity to light, itchy skin, sore throat, cracked corners of the mouth. B3: Heartburn, abdominal bloating, mouth sores and constipation. B5: Feet burning and tingling. B6: Anemia, fatigue, weakness and cracked skin at corners of mouth. B7: Hair loss, thinning hair, cracked skin at corners of mouth, red, scaly skin. B9: Anemia, headaches, irritability. B12: Pale skin, fatigue, dizziness, sore tongue, shortness of breath. Food sources: Whole grains (brown rice, barley, millet), red meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products, legumes, seeds and nuts, dark, leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, avocados, bananas. Good to know: Because vitamin B12 occurs naturally only in animal products, vegans should take vitamin B12 supplements. Also, the risk of developing a B12 deficiency increases with age, with people over 60 particularly at risk.

Vitamin C

Zahler Chapter One™ Vitamin C Gummies | Vitacost.com/blogWhat it is: Vitamin C helps maintain a healthy immune response, fights free radical damage to cells and helps support a healthy inflammatory response. It plays an important role in skin health, particularly wound healing and nurturing robust gum tissue. Signs of deficiency: Formerly known as scurvy, a lack of vitamin C can cause fatigue, swollen bleeding gums, thick skin and dry hair. Food sources: Citrus fruits, peaches, peppers, broccoli, spinach, strawberries and tomatoes. Good to know: High levels of vitamin C can interfere with lab tests, such as stool tests or glucose screening tests. Don’t take more than 300 mg of a vitamin C supplement within 24 hours of your test.

Vitamin D

Source Naturals Vitamin D-3 Fast Melt | Vitacost.com/blogWhat it is: Vitamin D is mission critical for many functions of the body, such as healthy bones, muscles and teeth. It interacts with more than 30 different tissues in the body, affects more than 1000 genes. It also supports immunity, maintains healthy heart function and supports respiratory health. Signs of deficiency: In children, a lack of vitamin D can lead to rickets; in adults, it can lead to weakened bones and osteoporosis. Food sources: Fortified milk, cereals, orange juice, or herring, wild salmon, sardines and fish liver oils. Good to know: Humans can make their own vitamin D after exposure to sunlight, but can’t make enough in northern climates or only small doses of sunlight.

Vitamin E

Nature's Way Vitamin E | Vitacost.com/blogWhat it is: Vitamin E helps ensure the functionality of the reproductive, vascular and nervous systems and protects cells from damage. It’s also vital for healthy skin, hair and nails, which explains why it’s a key player in many skin creams. Signs of deficiency: No obvious signs for mild deficiency, but an extended deficiency can result in infection, anemia and poor pregnancy outcomes for mother and baby. Food sources: Sunflowers are an excellent source of vitamin E, along with wheat germ, leafy green vegetables, whole grains and nuts. Good to know: People with Crohn’s disease or cystic fibrosis are more prone toward vitamin e deficiency and should consider supplementation.  

Vitamin K

Vitacost Ultra Vitamin K includes Advanced K2 Complex | Vitacost.com/blogWhat it is: Vitamin K is responsible for ensuring blood clots properly and maintaining strong bones. The good news? It has been estimated that up to half of the daily vitamin K requirement is provided by intestinal gut bacteria. Signs of deficiency: Bleeding gums, frequent nose bleeds, heavy menstrual periods, and a tendency to bruise easily. Food sources: Cabbage, liver, eggs, milk, spinach, broccoli, sprouts, kale, collards, and greens. Good to know: If you are medication such as Wayfarin to prevent blood clots, do not over supplement vitamin K.

A final word to the wise

Consult with your healthcare provider before adopting a supplement plan. Remember that supplements are not a replacement for a healthy diet. Finally, taking too many vitamins can actually be harmful for your health. These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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