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Vitacost Vitamin D3 as Cholecalciferol -- 25 mcg (1000 IU) - 300 Capsules


Vitacost Vitamin D3 as Cholecalciferol
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Vitacost Vitamin D3 as Cholecalciferol -- 25 mcg (1000 IU) - 300 Capsules

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Vitacost Vitamin D3 as Cholecalciferol Description

Ideal form of vitamin D supports maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, cellular function and proper functioning of the immune and nervous systems.*


What is Vitamin D?


Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few food sources. Its functions in the body are wide ranging, from contributing to bone health to supporting immune function.

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is the same form of vitamin D that the body manufactures when skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Vitamin D3 may be more than three times as effective in raising concentrations of vitamin D in the bloodstream and maintaining those levels for a longer time.*

 

 

What are the key benefits of Vitacost® Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)?

  • Contributes to bone strength as proper levels create optimum conditions for bone formation.*
  • Supports proper functioning of the immune and nervous systems.*
  • Promotes the intestinal absorption of calcium.*
  • Supports fetal skeletal development and tooth enamel formation.*
  • Contributes to healthy levels of phosphorus in the body.*

Why is Vitacost® Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) your everyday essential?

  • Is the preferred form of vitamin D, identical to the type manufactured by the body when skin is exposed to UV sunlight.
  • An ideal way to obtain vitamin D, as few foods contain vitamin D in sufficient quantity to meet Daily Value levels.
  • Provides 25 mcg (1000 IU) of vitamin D3 per 1-capsule serving.
  • Each bottle contains 300 servings.
  • Incredible value!

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Directions

As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.

 

Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]).

 

 

Free Of
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, crustacean shellfish, fish, soy, gluten, titanium dioxide.

*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: 300
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol [D3])25 mcg (1000 IU)125%
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, gelatin, vegetable stearic acid and vegetable magnesium stearate.
Warnings

Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Do not exceed recommended dose. Keep out of reach of children.

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Why is Vitamin D Important? A Naturopathic Doctor Explains.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The internet is notorious for conflicting points of view and fraudulent information, and nowhere is this more dangerous than in the realm of wellness. If you’re like the majority of us, you turn to Google to pose health questions; and while some sites are carefully vetted to ensure readers walk away with valuable data, there are just as many “publications” that feature bogus info—or fail to provide users with the full picture. Woman on Patio with Feet up Basking in Sunlight to Represent Why is Vitamin D Important Case in point, at least when it comes to the latter: In recent months, publications ranging from Forbes to CNN have featured headlines regarding vitamin D. For those who conducted only cursory research on the matter, it may seem that they should toss out their vitamin D supplements or delete the bottle in their online shopping cart. The recent news on vitamin D surrounds a recent study published by the New England Journal of Medicine, which found that high levels of vitamin D without calcium do not protect middle-aged and older individuals against bone fractures. However, the study didn’t take into account people with low-bone density, osteoporosis and/or a vitamin D deficiency, nor patients in nursing home facilities, effectively leaving out a significant portion of our population and those who need it most. Moreover? News outlets peered at only one aspect of vitamin D’s value to the human body. Before you stop taking vitamin D based on a headline, remember that vitamin D is essential to your well-being. Here’s why you shouldn’t abandon vitamin D—and how to bring more of it into your life.

What is vitamin D?

First things first: Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that, despite what the news might imply, is fundamental to bone health. Why? Because we cannot absorb calcium unless vitamin D is present—and we all know that calcium is the building block of bones. Vitamin D, which also acts as a hormone, plays an imperative role in several other physical functions, including cognition, muscle function, mood and immune health. And while we naturally produce vitamin D when our skin is exposed to direct sunlight, reduced time outdoors, the use of sunscreen, seasonal changes and the location in which some live have resulted in below-par vitamin D levels of almost epidemic proportions: According to the Cleveland Clinic, roughly half of the global population has a vitamin D deficiency. In the U.S. alone, 35% of adults don’t consume enough of it. Alarming? No doubt. Here’s why.

Why is vitamin D important?

The benefits (and necessities) of vitamin D are far-reaching. Here are just a few of its potential advantages:

Supports immune health

The strength of your immune system has probably been on the forefront of your mind since the onset of the pandemic. For a good reason, too: As your body’s first line of defense against foreign invaders, the state of your immune system is often the deciding factor between illness and wellness. Vitamin D is crucial to ensuring your immune system functions at its peak by organically supporting a healthy immune response.†  Vitamin D is crucial to ensuring your immune system functions at its peak. It plays a part in supporting the production of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) and helps moderate T cells, which organically supports a healthy immune response.

Supports a healthy mood

When we’re struck with a low mood—either briefly or for an extended period—we have a tendency to assign blame to external factors. It’s certainly true that everything from a difficult job to interpersonal conflict can contribute, if not provoke, a case of the blues, but it’s just as vital to assess your health and nutrition. Vitamin D may help in this regard. Recent research published in the scientific journal Cureus concludes that citamin D supports a more balanced mood.Meanwhile, the connection between vitamin D and clinical depression is exceedingly complex; researchers are still trying to understand if low vitamin D levels cause depression or if depression leads to low vitamin D levels as a result of spending less time outdoors and/or following a poor diet, among other factors.Either way, all of this underscores the importance of keeping tabs on your vitamin D intake and savoring fresh air on a daily basis.

Supports muscle recovery

Phosphate plays a central role in muscle contractions, and vitamin D helps to ensure the mineral is adequately absorbed. In fact, studies indicate that 30% of phosphate absorption in your intestines relies on vitamin D.

Supports cognitive function

Recall, focus and the capacity to learn new concepts are all impacted by vitamin D, which has been shown to possess neuroprotective properties.Vitamin D also works towards combatting oxidative stress—a condition that has been linked to a host of health concerns. The jury is still out on whether vitamin D can help protect against the development of neurogenerative diseases. In the meantime, reaching for foods that are rich in vitamin D, supplementing to fill in nutritional gaps, and getting adequate amounts of sleep, water and exercise may encourage clearer thinking, period.

Supports skin health

On the prowl for a more radiant complexion? Consider eating more foods fortified with vitamin D or taking a vitamin D supplement. Vitamin D’s immune-supporting capabilities may help encourage skin wellness by promoting a healthy inflammatory response, while also potentially enhancing hydration.

How much vitamin D do I need?

The Institute of Medicine recommends 600 IU daily for adults up to the age of 70; folks 71 and older should have 800 IU per day. However, everyone’s needs are unique. Your best bet is to consult with a healthcare professional before supplementing with vitamin D and deciding on a dosage.

How can I increase my Vitamin D intake?

Fifteen minutes of unprotected exposure to sunlight (specifically, UVB) three or so times a week is the savviest way to synthesize (and “receive”) vitamin D. What should you do when winter strikes? Pile your plate with vitamin D-rich eats, of course. Salmon, trout, tuna, vitamin D-fortified milk and cereals—all are excellent sources of this essential nutrient, and there’s not a single journalist around would could argue with that. These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title="Featured Products" border_width="2"][vc_row_inner equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" gap="35"][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="163790" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1670515118338{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/zahler-vitamin-d3-1000-iu-120-softgels-1"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="163789" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1670515174949{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/vitacost-vitamin-d3-as-cholecalciferol-25-mcg-1000-iu-300-capsules"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="163788" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" css=".vc_custom_1670515192179{padding-right: 7% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;}" link="https://www.vitacost.com/mrm-vegan-vitamin-d3-2500-iu-60-vegan-capsules-2"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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