Pure Encapsulations, Vitamin D3 1000 IU 120 capsules

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Quick Overview

    Product Description

    • Hypoallergenic
    • Support for bone, cardiovascular, cellular health
    • 1,000 IU per capsule
    What Is It?
    Vitamin D3 enhances calcium absorption and retention, a key nutritional role in supporting healthy bones, and may play a potential role in cardiovascular, colon and cellular health. Vitamin D levels have been shown to decline with age, due primarily to a reduction in either absorption or metabolism by the liver. Decreased exposure to sunlight, a vegetarian diet, or a low intake of vitamin D fortified foods also play a role in inadequate vitamin D levels.

    Uses For Vitamin D3

    Bone Health: Vitamin D promotes intestinal calcium and phosphorous absorption and reduces urinary calcium loss, essential mechanisms for maintaining proper calcium levels in the body and for healthy bone composition. Clinical studies involving
    vitamin D supplementation suggest the importance of vitamin D in addition to calcium for bone health. Vitamin D supplementation alone may also support bone health.

    Cardiovascular Support: Vitamin D may also provide cardiovascular support for some individuals, which may be attributed to its effect on calcium metabolism or possibly by helping to maintain healthy plasma renin function.

    Cellular Health: Studies suggest vitamin D supports colon health by promoting healthy cellular function. Vitamin D is also believed to provide general cellular support potential, including breast and prostate cells, in part by helping to maintain healthy angiogenesis balance, supporting immune cell activity and maintaining healthy cell metabolism. Preliminary evidence suggests that vitamin D may also play a role in maintaining healthy glucose metabolism, since vitamin D receptors are present on the islet cells of the pancreas.

    What Is The Source?
    Vitamin D3 is derived from the cholesterol in lanolin, the fat found in wool. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose. Medium chain triglycerides (Vitamin D3 liquid only) are derived from coconut and palm oil.
    Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
    It is recommended that individuals using more than 2,000 i.u. vitamin D per day have their blood levels monitored. Large doses of vitamin D can cause hypercalcemia, signs include headache, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Individuals with hyperparathyroidism or kidney disease are at particular risk. Vitamin D3 1,000 i.u. and vitamin D3 5,000 i.u. are not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking vitamin D3 400 i.u.

    Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
    Vitamin D may result in hypercalcemia in certain individuals taking digoxin or thiazide diuretics. Consult your physician for more information.

    Supplement Facts

    Suggested Use

    1-5 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.

    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
    Vitamin D3
    1,000 IU

    Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. It is recommended that individuals taking more than 2,000 IU vitamin D per day have their blood levels monitored.

    Additional Information

    SKU PE-VD11
    Name Pure Encapsulations, Vitamin D3 1000 IU 120 capsules
    UPC 766298008189
    MPN VD11
    Brand Pure Encapsulations
    Form Capsule
    Shipping Weight 0.0500
    Serving Size 1
    Package Description 120 capsules
    Product Type Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free

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    love this product. It works...fights off yearly colds and makes my hair and nails stronger!!

    Published by Robyn on 2010-04-26 17:15:26
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    • Great pure product

      Posted by Pamela on March 1, 2012
      Wonderful company and their products, are pure clean and vegetarian. Excellent for the bones.
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    • excellent product

      Posted by Pamela on July 1, 2011
      Very good product for the immune system and bones
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