Life Extension Vitamin D3 1000iu Softgels 250

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Vitamin D3 can: Support healthy bone density Promote healthy cell differentiation and immune function Support adequate Vitamin D levels during winter Sustain adequate Vitamin D3 levels throughout the year with Vitamin D and support bone density and immune function.
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Vitamin D3 can help sustain adequate Vitamin D levels throughout the year, which can be difficult for the body to produce - especially during the winter. A supplement of Vitamin D3 can support healthy bone density and promote healthy cell differentiation and immune function for better health.

Why it Works: Vitamin D3 can be synthesized by humans in the skin upon exposure to ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation from sunlight. Because of weather conditions during the winter season and sunblock, the body’s ability to produce vitamin D levels within the normal range may be inhibited. A supplement of Vitamin D can support healthy bone density and promote healthy cell differentiation and immune function for better health. These factors indicate the value of taking a daily vitamin D supplement. Vitamin D provides significant support for healthy bone density [1-7]. Furthermore, scientists have validated the critical role that vitamin D plays in regulating healthy cell division and differentiation, as well as its profound effects on human immunity [8-14]. These findings link a deficiency of vitamin D to a wide variety of common age-related problems.

The Science Behind the Product: Even if we are able to make some amount of vitamin D in our bodies, we often still need extra amounts of vitamin D to maintain adequate levels This additional amount of vitamin D can come from our diet, sun or supplements LifeExtension recommends that healthy adults supplement 5,000 IU – 8,000 IU vitamin D3 on a daily basis. It is also recommended to take a 25-hydroxy vitamin D blood test, 3 months after one has started taking daily vitamin D3 supplementation of the dose described above. Finally, LifeExtension advice that one adjusts the daily vitamin D3 dosage, so that one’s optimal blood levels will be between 50-80ng/mL on a year-round basis. When vitamin D is ingested in the diet or produced in the skin, the liver and kidneys convert vitamin D to its active form known as 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, or vitamin D3. Virtually every tissue type in your body has receptors for vitamin D, meaning that they all require vitamin D for adequate functioning. Besides its role in bone health, vitamin D is responsible for regulation of genes that control cell growth and development, immune function and metabolic control [15, 16].

How to Use: Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 softgel

Amount Per Serving

Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)

25 mcg

Other ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, gelatin, medium chain triglycerides, glycerin, purified water, rosemary extract.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Individuals consuming more than 50 mcg (2000 IU)/day of vitamin D (from diet and supplements) should periodically obtain a serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D measurement. Do not exceed 10000 IU per day unless recommended by your doctor. Vitamin D supplementation is not recommended for individuals with high blood calcium levels.

DisclaimerThis product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Results are not guaranteed and may vary from individual to individual.
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