What this Supplement is
If you've been diagnosed with a vitamin D deficiency (as determined by a simple blood test your healthcare provider can administer)—and your healthcare provider has recommended a higher dose supplement—Extra Strength Vitamin D3 might be right for you. Vitamin D3 is the body’s preferred form of vitamin D. And with 125 mcg (equivalent to 5,000 IU) of vitamin D3, this high-strength vitamin D3 supplement is specially formulated to support bone, teeth, muscle and immune health—giving you all the vitamin D3 benefits.† One easy-to-swallow softgel daily just might be the easiest way to raise your vitamin D to healthy levels.
What's in our Vitamin D3 Extra Strength 5000 IU (125 mcg) Softgels
Amount per Unit: 125 mcg Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
- No Color Added
- No Artificial Flavors
- Gluten Free
What dietary shortfalls does this product address?
More than 95% of the U.S. adult population fall short of vitamin D in their daily food intake and almost 1/3 are vitamin D deficient.
Where do we normally get this product from?
Sunlight provides the main source of our vitamin D requirements (without sunscreen). Few foods naturally contain vitamin D, such as certain fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, and sardines), fish liver oils, and egg yolks.
Who might need to take this product?
Those with higher vitamin D needs and/or deficiency as determined by a healthcare professional. Indoorsy people. Especially if they get less than 15-30 minutes of sunlight daily without sunscreen. More than 95% of the U.S. adult population fall short of vitamin D in their daily food intake and almost 1/3 are vitamin D deficient. So, it’s important for most people to consider a daily vitamin D supplement.
Suggested Use: This is a high dose vitamin D product for those with higher vitamin D needs and/or deficiency, as determined by a healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional before use. Take one softgel daily with a meal. For easier swallowing, take with water before and during ingestion.
No two people are alike, so if you are taking medications you should be aware that potential drug-nutrient interactions may occur. Consult a healthcare professional before using this product. Combining certain prescription drugs and dietary supplements can lead to:
- Diminished drug effectiveness
- Reduced supplement effectiveness
- Impaired drug and/or supplement absorption
Use only as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not exceed one softgel daily or take with other supplements containing vitamin D, such as multivitamins with vitamin D. Do not take if you are pregnant, nursing or have kidney disease, hypercalcemia (high blood calcium), or may have sensitivity to hypercalcemia (such as cancer, hyperparathyroidism, sarcoidosis or other granulomatous disorders) unless recommended by a healthcare professional.