Protocol for Life Balance, Liquid Vitamin D-3, 2 fl oz (60 ml) (Discontinued Item)
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- Helps Maintain Strong Bones
- A Dietary Supplement
Vitamin D enhances the uptake of calcium from the diet, is necessary for bone and dental health, regulates immune activity and supports healthy cell division. Recent research indicates that Vitamin D also may play an important role in supporting cardiovascular health.
Vitamin D is normally produced in the skin as a result of exposure to uv light from the sun. However, the use of sunscreens, aging, avoidance of sun exposure, and living in the Northern latitudes can significantly reduce vitamin D production by the body. Vitamin D can also be obtained through the diet and some sources include fatty fish, egg yolks, and fortified dairy products.
The major biologic function of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. By promoting calcium absorption, vitamin D helps to form and maintain strong bones. Vitamin D also works in concert with a number of other vitamins, minerals, and hormones to promote bone mineralization. In addition, Vitamin D plays an important role in immune function, and helps to regulate cell growth and differentiation.
Shake well. As a dietary supplement, Adults: Take 4 drops or more as directed by a health care practitioner. Take directly or add to a beverage. Best taken with a fat-containing meal.
Each drop contains 100 IU of Vitamin D: 4 drops provide 400 IU, 20 drops provide 2,000 IU. A full dropper provides approximately 50 drops, or 5,000 IU.
MCT Oil (medium chain triglycerides).
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Consult your healthcare practitioner if you have any medical conditions, are taking any medications, or are pregnant/lactating.
Cautions and Interactions
The current upper limit for vitamin D is 2000 IU daily, though recent safety reviews have suggested a five-fold increase is warranted. Supplemental vitamin D should be used cautiously in those on digoxin or any cardiac glycoside or suffering from hypercalcemia. Drugs that may interact with vitamin D include bile sequestrants, ketoconazole and related drugs, phenobarbital, phenytoin, and antacids with aluminum. Pregnant/nursing women should consult a physician before use. Side effects are rare in healthy adults with intakes below 2,400 IU daily.
|Serving Size: 4 Drops (approx. 0.112 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: about 535|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value for Children Under 4 yrs.||% Daily Value for Adults & Children Over 4 yrs.|
|Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)||400 IU||100%||100%|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Nice easy measuring stick and the strenght per drop is not that high so taking right doze is easy. Downside is that the bottle runs out faster than other heavier concentrates. Still overall good product and i like they used mct oil instead of some other more sensitive oils.