Contains Vitamin D3 the most bioactive form of supplemental vitamin D. Vitamin D is important for both bone formation and immune function.
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Serving Per Container: 120
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) …...…………...........………… 1000 IU
Observational studies suggest low vitamin D status can be associated with an increased risk of dying from conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes (Autier P, Gandini S, 2007).
Vitamin D levels are inversely associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk (Abbas S, et al, 2007).
A daily intake of 1000-2000 IU of vitamin D3 may reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer (Gorham ED, et al, 2007).
High intake of vitamin D was associated with lower risk for pancreatic cancer (Skinner AG, et al, 2006).
Adequate vitamin D intake reduces inflammatory cytokines and inadequate vitamin D intake contribute to inflammation and increases the risk of developing MS (Mark BL, Carson JA, 2006).
Autier P, Gandini S. Vitamin D supplementation and total mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Sep 10;167(16):1730.
Abbas S, Linseisen J, et al. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of post-menpoausal breast cancer—results of a large case- co ntrol study. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Jan;29(1):93-9. Epub 2007 Oct 31.
Gorham ED, et al. Optimal vitamin D status for colorectal cancer prevention: a quantitative meta analysis. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Mar;32(3):210-6.
Mark BL, Carson JA. Vitamin D and autoimmune disease—implications for practice from the multiple sclerosis literature. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Mar; 106(3):418-24.