Chewable Vitamin D 90t is available by Pharmax.
Features & benefits
? A recent surge in scientific studies on vitamin D have provided unchallenged evidence of the effects of this nutrient. They also suggest that the general population is chronically deficient in this nutrient and that the current recommended intake is inadequate to maintain optimum status
? Chewable Vitamin D is a chewable ?cool blackcurrant? flavored tablet which provides 25mcg (1000iu of vitamin D3)
? An intake of 1-3 chewable tablets provides the recommended range of intake for this vitamin in the most palatable form
? Vitamin D has been shown to help in the prevention, treatment and improved survival of cancer and notably prostrate, colon, breast, endometrial, skin and pancreatic cancers
? Vitamin D has been used in the prevention and treatment of some autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and Type 1 diabetes
? Vitamin D is required for the maintenance of bone integrity and prevention/treatment of osteoporosis
? Vitamin D has been successfully used for the prevention and treatment of some infectious diseases such as tuberculosis
It is now recommended that the serum concentration of vitamin D should be at least 75nmol/l of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) D).
It is now recognized that to obtain a level of 75nmol/l of 25(OH)D, between 25mcg and 75mcg (1,000iu to 3,000iu respectively) of vitamin D need to be consumed daily.
Restriction of sunlight reduces vitamin D status, with the result that 60% of all adults in the USA are obtaining insufficient levels of vitamin D.
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2007) has recommended that the upper safe limit for vitamin D be raised to 250mcg/day (10,000iu) from the current Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) limit of 50mcg.
Typically, per tablet
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) ...1000iu
One chewable tablet taken daily or as professionally directed. Can be taken in water or juice, or directly into the mouth.
Keep out of reach of children.
Excessive consumption may cause a laxative effect.
Xylitol, natural blackcurrant flavor, silica, vegetable magnesium stearate, acacia gum, corn starch, dl-alpha tocopherol, soybean oil.