Vitamin D3 5000 IU
Vitamin D is not a Vitamin in the classic sense of being a nutrient that
the body does not make it.
It is a hormone which is biologically inactive until it is metabolized into
a steroid similar to classic steroid hormones like Testosterone,
Progesterone and Cortisol.
Vitamin D is generated within the body from exposure to sunlight and from
dietary sources such as fatty fish like Salmon, Cod liver oil, and fortified
Vitamin D has different forms, D2 (ergocalciferol), D3 (cholecalciferol),
along with metabolites and analogues of these substances. Vitamin D was
first identified in 1920s, however, recent medical studies suggest that low
vitamin D status could be associated with higher mortality from
Research from Harvard School of Public Health provides reassurance that at
ordinary doses, long-term vitamin D supplementation does not seem to be
associated with an overall adverse effect.
Higher levels of the sunshine vitamin appear to improve bodily functions in
older adults. Vitamin D deficiency can affect a wide variety of conditions
including bone health.
Vitamin D3 5000 IU is in the form of highly fat soluble. There is a Ray of
Sunshine in each one of our D3 5000 IU pearls.