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Vitafusion Extra Strength D3 Natural Strawberry -- 75 mcg - 120 Gummies


Vitafusion Extra Strength D3 Natural Strawberry
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Vitafusion Extra Strength D3 Natural Strawberry -- 75 mcg - 120 Gummies

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Vitafusion Extra Strength D3 Natural Strawberry Description

  • We Make Nutrition Taste Good™
  • Bone & Immune Support
  • High Potency Vitamin D3
  • Gluten Free
  • Free of High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Lab Tested

The New vitafusion™ Extra Strength line includes high potency Vitamin D3 fused into delicious gummies.

  • Supports Strong Teeth
  • The Sunshine Vitamin
  • Gluten Free
  • Free of High Fructose Corn Syrup

 


Directions

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, adults take two (2) gummy vitamins per day. Chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Free Of
Gluten and high fructose corn syrup.

*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: 2 Gummies
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories15
Total Carbohydrate4 g1%
   Total Sugars3 g
     Includes 3g Added Sugars6%
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)75 mcg (3000 IU)375%
Other Ingredients: Tapioca syrup, sugar, water, gelatin; less than 2% of: blend of oils (coconut and/or palm) with beeswax and/or carnauba wax, canola lecithin, citric acid, color (purple carrot juice concentrate), malic acid, medium chain triglycerides, natural flavor, pectin, and sodium citrate. Contains: tree nuts (coconut).

Processed in a facility with products that contain egg, fish, shellfish, soy and tree nuts.

Warnings

Take only as directed. Do not exceed suggested dosage. If you have a medical condition, are on medication, or are pregnant or nursing, pleased seek the advice of a qualified health care professional before using. This product may settle during shipping. Do not expose to excessive heat or moisture. Colors will darken over time. This does not alter the potency of the product.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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How Do You Know Your Supplements Are Working?

Blind faith these days is in short supply—except when it comes to supplements. More and more Americans are taking dietary supplements, to the tune of 76 percent of US adults, up from 64 percent in 2008.

If we do take vitamins, it’s kind of like a trust fall: You believe with all your heart that these supplements will protect you and then surrender your trust that they will.

Concept of Do Supplements Work Represented by Woman in Yellow Sweater Pouring Tablets From Bottle into her Hand | Vitacost.com/blog

 

But taking vitamins and minerals doesn’t have to be an exercise in wishful thinking. Although supplements are not a substitute for a healthy diet, research has found that certain dietary supplements can be helpful in supporting overall health and can also be beneficial for specific health conditions.

A precise answer to how much the vitamins and minerals you take contribute to your overall health is almost impossible to answer. And yet, there are definitely ways you can make your supplement strategy more effective. Here’s how.

Know thyself

Most of the time, your body won’t give an obvious sign that you need a certain nutrient. The exceptions are extreme fatigue might signal the need for more iron, or gastrointestinal distress might prove grounds for a probiotic. But for the most part, you need to gather yourself to the right mix of vitamins for you through working with a practitioner who can also do lab work, or a thoughtful assessment of your own dietary needs.

For example, if you don’t consistently consume a well-rounded healthy diet, a multivitamin can fill in nutritional gaps. If you are a vegan, you may need a vitamin B12 supplement because you don’t eat animal products. If you are pregnant, adding prenatal vitamins (including folate, DHA, choline and calcium), all of which can nourish a growing fetus, is a prudent choice.

Another dietary concern to attend to is if you have food allergies or intolerances. If you are lactose intolerant, it would make sense for you to consider adding a calcium supplement to promote good bone health.

Do some supplemental due diligence

Not all supplements are created equal. Some have cheap fillers, other skimp on active ingredients, still others are sloppy about how the vitamin or mineral is sourced. According to testing done by Consumer Lab, a publisher of test results on health, wellness, and nutrition products 46 percent of the multivitamins they tested failed to live up to their labels.

Bottom line, it’s always best to buy from a reputable brand which has third party certification to make sure that what’s being advertised is what’s in the product. The “US Pharmacopeia Verified” mark, ConsumerLab Seal of Approval, or an NSF seal are excellent verifications that you are getting what you paid for. 

At Vitacost, all supplements are carefully vetted before being accepted. Each manufacturer must provide a Certificate of Analysis that verifies the product meets the rigorous testing and safety specifications established by their standards.

Take with meals

One of the simplest ways to ensure your supplements are working is to take them with meals. Eating primes the stomach for absorption, initiating a cascade of digestive processes that optimize the bio-availability of the vitamins and minerals.

(The one exception is iron, which is best on an empty stomach.)

Certain vitamins do even better if paired with a little fat. Fat-soluble vitamins—such as A, D, E, and K are better absorbed when eaten with fat. A little milk, yogurt or avocado in your morning smoothie can make a big difference on the effectiveness of fat-soluble vitamins.

A 2015 study found that men who took vitamin D with a high-fat breakfast had roughly one third greater absorption of it than those who ate a fat-free breakfast.

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