Herbal Forest Vitamin D-3 may help improve your bone health, combat the blues or seasonal depression and more. This supplement is part of the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, and, as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle, can have myriad benefits.
About Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency is caused by inadequate intake of this vitamin and reduced sun exposure. This deficiency is also listed a risk factor in the development of breast, colon, ovarian and prostate cancer. Symptoms include muscle weakness,
Rickets commonly affects children and is one of several conditions that can be caused by a Vitamin D deficiency. This deficiency is seen in many invididuals, but particularly affects those with low sun exposure, the obese, and darker-skinned individuals. A vitamin D-3 deficiency can cause osteomalacia or osteoporosis in adults – a softening of the bones. You are likely to have this deficiency is you have celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, or liver problems.
About Vitamin D-3
Vitamin D-3 is what your body produces when exposed to sunlight, as a supplement, it is easy for your bloodstream to absorb, and a very effective way to avoid Vitamin D deficiency. You can find Vitamin D-3 in oily fish – cod, salmon, bluefish – and many fortified foods, in particular milk. It is also present in egg yolk and some mushrooms.
Vitamin D-3 is the over-the-counter name of cholecalciferol. As a dietary supplement, it can be used to treat a Vitamin D deficiency. This means it can be beneficial for those with bone softening or other deficiency-related symptoms.
Disclaimer: Consult your physician before taking any supplements. Side effects of too much Vitamin D3 can include: dry mouth, fatigue, headache and vomiting. Alcohol consumption slows your body’s ability to absorb Vitamin D3, so this supplement is most effective when alcohol intake is reduced.
Caution: Do not exceed recommended dose. Side effects of too much Vitamin D-3 can include: dry mouth, fatigue, headache and vomiting. Alcohol consumption slows your body’s ability to absorb Vitamin D-3, so this supplement is most effective when alcohol intake is reduced. Pregnant or nursing mothers, children under 18, and individuals with a known medical condition should consult a physician before using this or any dietary supplement. This product is manufactured and packaged in a facility which may also process milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and crustacean shellfish.
Information within this site is for educational purposes only. Statements about the products efficacy have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned within are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. As always, please consult your health care practitioner for any medical advise or treatment.