Vitamin D3

An Important Nutrient

This nutrient has been found to be effective:

  • In reducing the risk of breast, ovarian, colorectal, and prostate cancer by 50%
  • Reduces risk of Type 1 diabetes by 80%
  • Reduces upper respiratory tract infections in the elderly by 90%
  • Improves bone health
  • Improves mental health
  • Improves heart health and helps regulate blood pressure
  • Helps alleviate skin disorders
  • Decreases risk of autoimmune disorders
  • Decreases risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Once in blood circulation, Vitamin D3 enters the liver and kidneys where it is hydroxylated to an active form, 1,25 Dihydroxy Vitamin D. The first major functions of Vitamin D3 is the intestinal enhancement of the calcium absorption, mobilization, and re-absorption of calcium from the bone.

Every body cell has receptors for Vitamin D3. Activated Vitamin D3 causes macrophages to make a peptide that kills infective agents. It aids in regulating blood pressure by regulating a gene in the body that controls rennin production. Excessive rennin promotes conversion into angiotensin II which causes high blood pressure.

Vitamin D3 is available in 1000 i.u. and 5000 i.u.