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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a nutrient our bodies require to regulate a number of important functions, similar to a hormone.  These supplements usually contain Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) which may help to prevent vitamin D deficiency and associated symptoms. Your body can get vitamin D from the sun so using a vitamin D supplement may be beneficial in winter or if you work inside. Facts     Benefits      Side effects    Vitamin D deficiency    Natural sources
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Solgar Vitamin D3 1000 IU 100 Capsules
Solgar Vitamin D3 1000 IU 100 Capsules
SKU 15332
$27.60 NZD
Solgar Vitamin D3 1000iĶ is a high potency vitamin supplement that support bone and teeth health, as well as support better mood and well-being.
Radiance Kids Gummies Calcium & Vitamin D3 60
Radiance Kids Gummies Calcium & Vitamin D3 60
SKU 2496267
$18.99 NZD
Radianceģ Kids Calcium Gummie is the perfect option for kids who are fussy eaters or who have restricted diets
BePure Vitamin D Restore + Vitamin K 30ml
BePure Vitamin D Restore + Vitamin K 30ml
SKU 2601095
$39.00 NZD
BePure Vit D Restore contains natural vitamin D and vitamin K2; a scientifically proven pair that work synergistically to get the best benefit for your body. Just one dose of this high strength solution contains 1000IU vitamin D3: your recommended daily dose of the sunny stuff. 60 servings, 2 month supply.
Good Health Vitamin D3 1000IU 120tabs
Good Health Vitamin D3 1000IU 120tabs
SKU 2385880
$23.50 NZD
Good Health Vitamin D3 provides 1000IU of Vitamin D3, the sunshine vitamin. Vitamin D helps to build and maintain strong healthy bones by stimulating the uptake and absorption of calcium into the bone. It also helps with managing the winter blues by supporting mental and emotional wellbeing. Vitamin D is fast becoming one of the most common nutrient deficiencies. It helps to build and maintain strong healthy bones and teeth by stimulating calcium absorption, but itís not just about strong bones and teeth - research shows that Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in many other modern health issues too. Good Health Vitamin D3 is a delicious tropical flavoured tablet that instantly dissolves in your mouth so itís ideal for people of all ages. Itís important for those that spend much of their time indoors at work, school or home
Koru Nutrition Protect 60 Capsules
Koru Nutrition Protect 60 Capsules
SKU 49371
$39.99 NZD
Koru Nutrition Protect 60 Capsules
Radiance Adult Gummies Multi Vitamin 90
Radiance Adult Gummies Multi Vitamin 90
SKU 2604167
$27.99 NZD
Radiance Adult Gummies Multi Vitamin 90
Natures Way Adult Vita Gummies Multi Vitamin 120s
Natures Way Adult Vita Gummies Multi Vitamin 120s
SKU 2562251
$26.99 NZD
Natures Way Adult Vita Gummies Multi Vitamin 120s
Your Price!GO Healthy Go Vitamin D3 1000IU 90 Capsules
GO Healthy Go Vitamin D3 1000IU 90 Capsules
SKU 2349795
$29.99 NZD$22.49 NZD
Clinicians Sunshine Vitamin D3 60 Tablets
Clinicians Sunshine Vitamin D3 60 Tablets
SKU 2400561
$19.50 NZD
Clinicians Sunshine Vitamin D3 1000 IU K2 helps support optimal bone health, muscle strength, joint mobility and immunity.
Your Price!Sanderson Vitamin D3 1000 IU 100 Capsules
Sanderson Vitamin D3 1000 IU 100 Capsules
SKU 2398400
$26.50 NZD$24.64 NZD
A superior low allergy formulation, this product is specially helpful for people who are at risk of reduced sun exposure and therefore not getting enough vitamin D.
OSTELIN VITAMIN D3 1000IU 60 CAPSULES
OSTELIN VITAMIN D3 1000IU 60 CAPSULES
SKU 2440989
$16.99 NZD
Ostelin Vitamin D3 1000 IU assists with effective calcium absorption and helps to maintain muscle strength and bone health while helping reduce the effects of bone loss.
GOOD HEALTH VITAMIN D3 1000IU 60 TABLETS
GOOD HEALTH VITAMIN D3 1000IU 60 TABLETS
SKU 2385872
$15.99 NZD
Good Health Vitamin D3 1000iu 60 Tablets
Your Price!NUTRALIFE VITAMIN D3 1000IU PLUS BORON AND SELENIUM 60 CAPSULES
NUTRALIFE VITAMIN D3 1000IU PLUS BORON AND SELENIUM 60 CAPSULES
SKU 2501821
$20.50 NZD$18.23 NZD
Nutralife Vitamin D3 1000IU Plus Boron and Selenium capsule is a powerful, one-a-day formula that is specially formulated to assist bone and immune system health. It contains a blend of high strength 1000IU of Vitamin D3 plus important bone-supporting antioxidants.
NUTRALIFE OMEGA 3 FISH OIL 1500MG PLUS VITAMIN D 180 CAPSULES
NUTRALIFE OMEGA 3 FISH OIL 1500MG PLUS VITAMIN D 180 CAPSULES
SKU 2381036
$43.50 NZD
  • 50% more Omega-3 EFA's per capsule
  • No fish burps
  • Supports circulation, blood pressure, cholesterol level, immunity, joints, brain and vision..
  • Sustainably harvested and mercury tested

Important facts about vitamin D

It is the only vitamin that you don't get enough of from the diet because it is processed by the body through the skin's response to sun exposure.

The body does not generate vitamin D when you are inside your car or at home because sunlight cannot penetrate through glass.

Vitamin D plays an important role in calcium absorption in the intestines. When taking calcium supplementation, it is necessary to have adequate amount of vitamin D otherwise the body will not absorb the calcium.
Using sunscreen blocks the body from its ability to generate vitamin D by 95%. Even with a very low SPF, it still impedes the process of synthesizing vitamin D from sunlight exposure.
There is no danger of getting an overdose of vitamin D from sunlight exposure because the body self regulates production and only generates what the body needs.
Vitamin D is the only vitamin you get for free because it is generated through sun exposure.

What are the benefits of Vitamin D?

Aside from its vital role in supporting the proper absorption of calcium, here are some other benefits that vitamin D may give the body:
  • Helps strengthen and maintain healthy bones and teeth
  • Aids immunity in children to reduce the risk of getting influenza
  • Supports development of healthy infants
  • May promote healthy pregnancy
  • Helps prevention of cancer
  • Helps reduce the risk of developing multiple sclerosis

What are some common side effects?

Vitamin D synthesized by the body through sun exposure is non-toxic because it is self-regulating. However, when taken in supplement form, it may cause some side effects. The good news is there are no records of Vitamin D supplement side effects that we are aware of in amounts under 40,000IU per day.

What are the common signs of vitamin D deficiency?

Although vitamin D deficiency may not appear as common, it is surprising to note that more people are suffering from this condition. Some of the common vitamin D deficiency symptoms may include:
  • Bone pain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Feeling blue
  • Mood swings
  • Head sweating
  • Being overweight or obese

What are some natural sources of vitamin D?

Sunlight may be the most common source of vitamin D, but there are also natural sources that can be regularly included in one's diet. Vitamin D foods are mostly animal based and include fish like sardines and mackerel, fish oils, egg yolks, cheese, fortified milk and beef liver.
Page updated 06/04/18 12:47:36 p.m.
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