Natrol Vitamin D3 Fast Dissolve Cherry Mini Tabs contain 2000 IU of Vitamin D3. Research over the last decade suggests that vitamin D may be the single most important nutrient recommended for supplementation. Vitamin D not only helps to build strong bones, emerging research suggests it also supports immunity, regulates cell growth, and may help promote a healthy heart, prostate and colon.
About Vitamin D
The fat-soluble vitamin's most important role is maintaining blood levels of calcium, which it accomplishes by increasing absorption of calcium from food and reducing urinary calcium loss. Both effects keep calcium in the body and therefore spare the calcium that is stored in bones. When necessary, vitamin D transfers calcium from the bone into the bloodstream, which does not benefit bones. Although the overall effect of vitamin D on the bones is complicated, some vitamin D is necessary for healthy bones and teeth.
Where is Vitamin D found?
Cod liver oil is an excellent dietary source of vitamin D, as are vitamin D-fortified foods. Traces of vitamin D are found in egg yolks and butter. However, the majority of vitamin D in the body is created during a chemical reaction that starts with sunlight exposure to the skin. Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) is the animal form of this vitamin.
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Vendor Qualification: Natrol's strict vendor qualification program includes screening by a GMP audit questionnaire, followed by facility audits to ensure they select reliable suppliers. As a result, Natrol has close working relationships with a group of trusted vendors who consistently furnish the highest quality materials.