Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 10 mcg (400 IU), other ingredients
Vitamin D, is known as the “sunshine vitamin”. It plays a vital role in the way calcium is used in the body, in muscle function and in cell growth. We receive vitamin D through is by exposing our bare skin to sunlight (ultraviolet B rays).
What role does vitamin D play in health?
Vitamin D plays many important roles in the body, and a deficiency in vitamin D can have a severe impact on health. It is required for bone health, it helps the body absorb calcium and phosphate both of which are vital for bone growth during youth and maintenance in middle and older-age. Vitamin D helps regulate the immune system and the neuromuscular system. It plays major roles in the life cycle of human cells and in the male and female reproductive systems. A deficiency in vitamin D can impact brain health. Many factors affect the skin's ability to produce vitamin D, including season, time of day, latitude, air pollution, cloud cover, sunscreen, body parts exposed, color, and age.
Vitamin D can be found in egg yolks as well as fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, sardines and tuna.
Liposomal Vitamin D3 provides the body with this vital vitamin in its most bioavailable form.
Vitamin D properties:
- helps strengthen bones
- boosts immunity
- is beneficial for the cardiovascular, nervous and endocrine systems