- MFG # 24001
- UPC # 659670240010
Vitamin D: Nature’s Most Important Nutrient
Vitamin D is so important for good health that nature gave us a way to make it. We produce it when the sun’s rays react with cholesterol.However‚ fearing skin cancer‚ most Americans now use sunscreen‚ which blocks Vitamin D production. Aging also reduces our ability to make Vitamin D.Because Vitamin D is also sparse in the diet‚ most of us are left with less than research shows we need. Because Vitamin D is involved in so many bodily functions‚ its deficiency may increase the risks for health challenges Americans most frequently encounter.
How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?
Decades ago‚ the National Academy of Sciences set 400 IU of Vitamin D as the “Daily Value‚” because this is what we need to prevent rickets. It had not yet been discovered that Vitamin D is involved in other aspects of health. Studies at America’s most prestigious medical schools suggest that optimal health requires 2000 IU to 5000 IU of Vitamin D per day. They have also learned that up to 10‚000 IU is safe.
Vitamin-D 5000 IU™ is made for those who want the general health protection provided by Vitamin D. Use Vitamin-D 2000 IU™ if you get at least 30 minutes of unblocked sun exposure each day. If not‚ use
Vitamin-D 5000 IU™. Those who get enough sun in the summer‚ but not in the winter‚ can switch with the seasons.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Amount Per Serving / %DV
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 5000 IU / 833
One or two capsules daily‚ preferably with meals.
Please keep all supplements out of children’s reach. People diagnosed with sarcoidosis should not take this product.
Keep tightly closed at room temperature.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Dairy Free
- Gluten Free
- Soy Free
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Sugar Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Vegetarian Product
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