Vitamin D3 (5000IU)
Jarrow FORMULAS® Vitamin D3 provides cholecalciferol, the most bioavailable form of vitamin D. Vitamin D3 is convertedby the kidneys into the hormone calcitriol, the active form ofvitamin D3. Calcitriol enhances calcium and phosphorous absorption, stimulates the synthesis of osteocalcin (an important structural protein in bone), and is involved in proper cell differentiation (changing of cell function), including in prostate cells and immune function.*
|Serving Size: 1 softgel|
Servings per Container: 100
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|** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
HEALTH CLAIM: Adequate calcium and vitamin D as part of a healthful diet, along with physical activity, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis later in life.
Extra virgin olive oil. Softgel consists of gelatin, glycerin and water.
No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
100 IU of Vitamin D is equal to 2.5 micrograms of cholecal-ciferol. Each softgel contains 125 mcg of cholecalciferol.
For adults, take 1 softgel every other day with a meal or as directed by your qualified health care consultant.
NOTE: Individuals consuming more than 2,000 IU/day of vitamin D should periodically obtain a serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D measurement. If you have a medical condition (especially kidney stones or dysfunction, hyperparathyroidism, hypercalcemia, lymphoma, or sarcoidosis), are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications, consult your health care practitioner before using this product.