Vitamin D3 is a naturally occuring form of vitamin D, one of the essential nutrients in life. Sunlight is its naturall source, but this source is poor for the majority of population. Main role of vitamin D is to maintain the proper level of calcium and phosphorus in blood, but is also involved in immune system processes, blood pressure regulation and growth of blood, muscle and skin cells.
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Vitamin D3 is missing in 60% of the population, while it is one of the major nutrients for general health and immune system
Vitamin D3 2000 IU is a naturally occurring form of vitamin D, also called the "sunshine vitamin", which is produced in the skin by sunlight. It is among 24 essential nutrients needed for life. The only natural source of D3 is sunlight. However, this source is not sufficient for the majority of population, because its metabolization can only take place during summer months and in specific time intervals, moreover, people spend minimum time on sunlight. Vitamin D3 production drops in the absence of sunlight, during winter and also decreases with age.
The most important and vital role of vitamin D is to maintain the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood, which is essential for proper development, growth, maintenance of healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D3 is essential for natural development and contributes to the normal level of calcium in the blood, thereby supporting proper development of children. It is also involved in several immune processes, blood pressure regulation and the growth of blood, muscle and skin cells. Vitamin D affects more than 200 processes in our bodies and its importance is confirmed by numerous research.
What are sources of vitamin D?
The main source of vitamin D is sunlight (up to 90%). Its amount can rise up to 1200 micrograms of vitamin D (1 μg = 40 I.U) while staying on the sun for one day. Daily dose of vitamin D for adults should be in the range of 100 to 2000 I.U. based on several factors. It can be also found in some food in minimum quantity. According to the latest information and research, we can only take up to 10% of vitamin D from our diet. Vitamin D is contained in fatty fish meat such as salmon, tuna, sardines, mackerel and oil from their liver. For its optimum amount, you would have to eat about 4 kg of fish per day. Small amounts can be also found in beef liver, egg yolk, milk, dairy products, yeast, mushrooms dried on the sun, cocoa and coconut.
Effects of vitamin D3:
- positively effects muslce mass building and weight loss
- improves brain function
- supports the immune system and reduces the risk of bacterial, viral diseases
- serves as a prevention of diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, diabetes type 1, diabetes type 2
- regulates insuline production and insulin sensitivity
- increases physical performance
- increases density, health of bones and teeth
- reduces the risk of fractures
- increases calcium absorption
- reduces the risk of cancer
- reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
- regulates testosterone levels
- regulates blood pressure
- reduces triglyceride serum levels
- improves sleeping quality
Vitamin D3, Soybean oil, soft gel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, purified water).
Take 1 capsule daily with a meal.
Table of nutrition values
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Nutrition supplement. This product is not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet. Store in a dry place below 25°C. Protect from frost and direct sunlight. Not suitable for children, pregnant and lactating women. Keep out of reach of children. The manufacturer is not liable for damages caused by improper usage or storage. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Allergy warning: This product contains soy.
Shelf life: see on the packaging.
Vitamin D3 2000 IU - GymBeam