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Best Choice For Me
Posted by Reviewer1015684 on Jul 03, 2009
I found this product best for a few reasons. The size of the gel caps are very easy to swallow. My goal was to supplement with 5,000 IU per day. I found that taking two Jarrow 2,500 IU formula was cheaper than most 5,000 IU products in a single cap. I also feel it is better to supplement twice a day to keep consistent (and likely more available) levels of D3 in the body, rather than dosing 5,000 IU all at once.
Vit. D3 2500 IU By Jarrow Formulas --Very Good
Posted by Reviewer3021962 on Dec 21, 2008
This is such a necessary vitamin, it would be hard to say anything bad. Vit D3 is used by our bodies to compliment Calcium and Phosphorus absorption, I believe. Beside stifling cancer cell growth it also helps with prevention of SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder, which happens around January for people prone to depression. Stands to reason, since by January most Vit D3 is depleted from the body. I am not a nutritionist butI would surmise that including this in elderly diet regimen would help take the edge off Sundowner Syndrome also, but I have no proof. I do know that professionals are advocating higher dosages based on preliminary studies showing that 400 IU daily is not enough. This brand may be less expensive than others.
Posted by Reviewer1063977 on Aug 31, 2012
I know I need vitamin D (my levels are borderline low) but taking it caused bad anxiety. Come to find out, it isn't the vitamin D's fault, rather a deficiency in magnesium and calcium that caused my body to freak out when I added the D. Our body's need all three of those minerals to work in concert with one another, otherwise, taking one may perpetuate a deficiency in another. After I corrected the other two deficiencies, taking this vitamin D wasn't a problem!
Jarrow Formulas, Vitamin D-3, 2500 IU, 100 Softgels
Posted by noneofyourfrigginbusiness on Dec 07, 2009
My Daughter (the nurse) Told Me to Get
Posted by Reviewer1832676 on Nov 08, 2008
Said everyone who came into their office was VERY low on vitamin d, & vitamin d3 was the best way to supplement for that deficiency.
Vitamin D that is easily absorbed
Posted by Reviewer3234781 on Feb 01, 2010
I have a Vitamin D deficiency and find that I have a difficult time absorbing most pills. I can feel when I am not getting enough vitamin D. This formula has always worked for me.
Most Essential Supplement
Posted by Reviewer3184172 on Mar 13, 2012
I take 2,500 mg morning and evening most of the year and haven't had the flu or a cold since I started. I stopped flu shots 2 years ago with my cardiologist's blessings. I do get my blood tested. When in doubt, I take Jarrow because you can always trust it. This D3 pill is small and fresh. It's also affordable. I wouldn't switch to any other brand. Whatever you do, take this vitamin.
Jarrow Formulas Vitasmin D3
Posted by Reviewer2044696 on Oct 25, 2011
All my life I have been out of the sun. Vitamin D3 is good because I do not have to rely on the sun for this vitamin, therefore avoiding all the risks that are associated with sun-baking.
Let the sunshine in....
Posted by Reviewer1052580 on Apr 06, 2010
Take your D3, it's great for the body!
Jarrow is consistenly a good dependable brand
Posted by Reviewer1094981 on Jan 16, 2011
Jarrow has consistenly proven to be a really good brand in all the areas I have tried, and the vitamin D3 is not exception - will keep on buying this one