Vitamin D is produced naturally when our skin is exposed to strong sunlight. However, in the northern hemisphere this type of natural light is not available during much of the year, therefore Canadians are at a greater risk of deficiency.
Health professionals in Canada estimate that increased vitamin D blood levels would reduce incidence of a variety of conditions, including osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, multiple sclerosis, pneumonia, and cancer.
- Vitamin D is essential to calcium absorption and helps support bone density and reduce fractures
- Vitamin D has been studied for its role in preventing various chronic health conditions and low vitamin D levels have been associated with increased rates of certain cancers
- Does not contain dairy, wheat, or gluten.
- Vitamin D (vitamin D3) – 25 mcg
equivalent to 1,000 IU of vitamin D (cholecalciferol) activity
- Isomalt, croscarmellose sodium, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate (vegetable), calcium silicate
Check with your doctor before taking any new supplements — especially if you have any health conditions.