Maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D helps preserve youthful cognitive function and offers broad spectrum benefits for bone, immune system health and more. Here's why you should be making sure you get enough of this essential vitamin every day:
Vitamin D is important for maintaining cognitive health and function as you age. Healthy serum vitamin D levels have been shown to correspond with better scores on cognitive health tests and better maintenance of cognitive ability in aging individuals.
Bone and immune health
Vitamin D (along with vitamin K and essential minerals) is essential for facilitating the transport of calcIUm into the bone matrix. This is an important step in maintaining strong, healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D also plays a critical role in healthy immune function.
Heart health & blood pressure support
Vitamin D helps to regulate the body's calcIUm balance while facilitating calcIUm absorption into the bloodstream, promotes a healthy inflammatory response in the cardiovascular system and encourages healthy endothelial function. Vitamin D may also help inhibit excess renin levels. Healthy renin levels help maintain healthy blood pressure already within the normal range.
Getting enough vitamin D
This vitamin D3 supplement delivers 50 mcg (2,000 IU) of vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol per liquid drop. We suggest that you take a 25 hydroxy vitamin D blood test after 3 months to assess and adjust your dosage. Your optimal blood levels should be 50–80 ng/ml year round.
Dosage and Use
Take one (1) drop once or twice daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
The number of drops may vary based on temperature and altitude.
Individuals consuming more than 50 mcg (2000 IU)/day of vitamin D (from diet and supplements) should periodically obtain a serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D measurement. Do not exceed 10000 IU per day unless recommended by your doctor. Vitamin D supplementation is not recommended for individuals with high blood calcIUm levels.
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