Vit D3 90 Caps
The main function of vitamin D in your body is to maintain the proper balance of calcium and phosphorus to support bone mineralization, thereby promoting strong bones. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults, two skeletal diseases that weaken your bones. Vitamin D also helps absorb phosphorous and magnesium. Like most nutrients, vitamin D does not work alone. It is most effective when cooperating with other vitamins, minerals and hormones to improve bone mineralization. Recent studies showing the many benefits of an increased intake of vitamin D are now mounting pressure to raise the recommended daily intake levels.
Controlled and specific exposure to the sun is an excellent and recommended way to get significant amounts of vitamin D. However, it is not always practical to get your vitamin D from sunshine (some or all of it), and often times quite difficult to get adequate amounts from your diet. In fact, since much of the U.S. is far enough north to have limited access to sunlight most of the year, most of your vitamin D will have to come from supplementation. So for many people, a vitamin D supplement is a practical way to ensure adequate levels of this important protector are always available in your bloodstream.
Since a large body of science shows vitamin D works closely with calcium and magnesium, it is best to take your vitamin D in combination with calcium and magnesium to maintain a proper balance. Recent literature also shows most calcium supplements have too little vitamin D to be effective and some of them use synthetic vitamin D2.