D-5000 - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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  • Average Rating: 4.9
  • Item Number: TR1249
  • Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  • Servings per Container: 60
  • Quantity per Container: 60 Vegetarian Capsules
  • Price per Serving: $0.21
  • Price per Unit*: $0.21 per Vegetarian Capsule
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • MFG # D138
  • UPC # 693749138013
  • D-5000™ is a vitamin D supplement for those who are looking for higher amounts of vitamin D‚ such as those who have tested deficient. This vitamin D supplement by Thorne Research differs from others on the market in that it is completely free from other ingredients. Competing brands may include hidden ingredients like BHA‚ BHT‚ sodium benzoate‚ sorbic acid and lactose. Thorne’s D-5000 capsules are pure vitamin D3.

    The Importance of Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is essential for maintaining health throughout every life stage – from birth to old age. This is because it protects many important body functions. It is important for anyone considering vitamin D supplementation to understand that the RDA (recommended daily allowance) set by the US government is based on the smallest amount of vitamin D one must take in order to prevent bone disease. Much research has been done recently on the effects of low levels of vitamin D and it has since been linked to many other (non-bone related) diseases‚ disorders and conditions. Because of this‚ the FDA is considering an upward revision of the recommended intake.

    Because low levels of vitamin D have been linked to improper immune function‚ current research suggests that everyone maintain a serum level between 32-80 ng/ml of 25-hydroxyvitamin D. It is extremely difficult to maintain such levels without supplementation. The best natural source of vitamin D is sunlight exposure‚ which many people do not get. Those who do spend time in the sun often use sunblock to avoid harmful UV rays‚ but this also inhibits vitamin D absorption. Because of the dangers of excessive sun exposure‚ vitamin D supplements may be the safest way to obtain proper levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the blood.

    Deficiency

    It is quite common for people to be diagnosed with a vitamin D deficiency‚ especially those who have reached their senior years. One study of seniors in Scotland found that the majority of patients among a group of 548 were deficient in vitamin D. Those who have found a deficiency upon testing may need 5‚000 to 10‚000 IU of the vitamin to get their levels back to adequate. Thorne Research designed this vitamin D capsule to help those individuals.

    The Thorne Difference

    Many manufacturers purchase their vitamin D3 from suppliers as a premixed dilution‚ which means the vitamin powder is diluted. This makes it easier to handle and mix. The downside is that these powders usually contain harmful ingredients such as lactose and preservatives such as BHA‚ BHT‚ sorbic acid and sodium benzoate.Thorne Research never uses premixed dilutions in the making of its vitamin D3. Instead‚ they use pure‚ undiluted powders and diluting is done in their facility to control quality.





    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.thorne.com

Serving Size: One Capsule

Amount Per Serving / % DV

Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) 5‚000 IU / 1‚250%

Daily Value (DV)

Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose‚ hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule‚ leucine‚ silicon dioxide‚ Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols).

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

If pregnant‚ consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool‚ dry place.

  • Artificial Color Free
  • Artificial Flavor Free
  • Artificial Sweeteners Free
  • Corn Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Egg Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Lactose Free
  • Magnesium Stearate Free
  • Soy Free
  • Vegetarian Product
  • Wheat Free
  • Yeast Free

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Overall Rating for D-5000 - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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    from NJ

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    2/17/2015

    D-5000

    I love D-5000 by Thorne Research!


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Tucson AZ

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    12/29/2014

    To your health!

    I love D-5000 by Thorne Research, helping to keep me cancer-free. And its affordable!


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Seattle

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    12/18/2014

    Absolute must for the Pacific Northwest

    D-5000 by Thorne Research gives me an energy lift and immune protection for these long dark days.


    Pros

      Effective and easy.

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from florida

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    12/05/2014

    doctor recommended

    D-5000 by Thorne Research is one of the most important supplements considered for my bones and health in general. I trust the Thorne brand and have taken D-5 1000 for several years.


    Pros

      Prefer the vegetarian capsules that Thorne offers.

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Buffalo, NY

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    11/28/2014

    Nice price

    I purchased D-5000 by Thorne Research when I was told I have a vitamin D deficiency.


    Pros

      No fillers and easy to take.

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Minneapolis MN

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    11/15/2014

    Seems Good

    I ordered this Vitamin D because many other reviews recommended it and I want to supplement my Vitamin D, especially during winter in MInnesota. My impression from the product description is that this is a high quality product and a good value for the price.


    Pros

      I love that the capsules are very small. If you want to take 10,000 IUs you can swallow two at a time.

    Cons

      I would prefer a more food based vitamin.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Kentucky

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    11/15/2014

    Awesome Product

    I love the size of the Thorne 5000 Vitamin D capsules. They are easy to swallow. I was taking a different brand of 1000 strength Vitamin D capsules but wanted a higher dosage. I will definetly buy these again.


    Pros

      Small size of capsule, higher dosage and and easier to swallow.

    Cons

      None

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from United States

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    11/14/2014

    D-5000

    I have no side effects from it.


    Pros

      It does not upset me in anyway.

    Cons

      Nothing

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Everett, WA

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    11/04/2014

    Reasonable price for high quality

    I used Thorne Research D-5000 for several years now to help with my SAD. I like Thorne products, and their D are amazing for the price at Pureformulas.


    Pros

      Small capsules.

    Cons

      Small quantity.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
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    from Seattle

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    10/30/2014

    Another trusted Thorne Research product!

    After testing deficient in vitamin D, my doctor suggested a D supplement of per day one capsule in the morning and one in the evening. After taking D5000 by Thorne Research for several months, we retested and D levels were normal.


    Pros

      Small capsule. Can easily swallow without drinking any water.

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     

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  • Q Bob Lester on 10/25/2014

    Do you still have Thorne Research D3 2000 IU. I'm not finding it. I buy 2000 for myself and 5000 for my wife.

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    • Rosa on 10/28/2014

      Hello, thank you for contacting PureFormulas. We carry d3 1000 item number TR1059

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