Viridian Vitamin D3 provides 400iu of vegan-friendly kosher natural vitamin D, the recommended daily amount, for maintaining healthy bones and strengthening the immune system.
Health Benefits of Vitamin D:
- Vitamin D is necessary for the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth in adults and children.
- Arthritis and other similar conditions occur as a result of the breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Vitamin D is required to maintain healthy cartilage.
- Low levels of vitamin D may be a factor in high blood pressure.
- Few studies suggest that vitamin D deficiency may be linked to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and mood disorders.
- Vitamin D has a variety of effects on the immune system and is crucial for its optimal function.
- Vitamin D deficiency may prevent sugar management by the body leading to high blood glucose levels.
- Vitamin D is required for the uptake of calcium required for various functions.
- Suitable for coeliacs, vegetarians and diabetics.
The classic vitamin D deficiency disease is rickets. Yet as fear of sun-exposure has grown and lifestyles have become more sedentary, exposure to the sun has dropped dramatically and vitamin D deficiency and the incidence of rickets has surged. The skin cannot create vitamin D if covered in sunscreen or clothing, it is thought that a sun cream with SPF15 will reduce the skins ability to synthesize vitamin D by more than 95%
Many older people and those from the Asian community who tend to wear more modest clothing are amongst the population groups most like to suffer deficiency in vitamin D.
Dietary sources of vitamin D include fortified foods, eggs and fatty fish. Most commonly-available Vitamin D3 supplements are sourced from the lanolin in sheeps wool. The source of vitamin D in Viridian Nutrition Vitamin D3 capsules is Lichen which provides vegan naturally derived Vitamin D3.
Viridian Nutrition Vitamin D3 supplement is free from gluten, wheat, lactose, added sugar, salt, yeast, preservatives or artificial colourings. Non-irradiated. Against animal testing.
Dosage: Take one to three capsules daily of Viridian Vitamin D3 400iu with food.