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High strength Vitamin D tablets


  • Maintains strong bones and teeth
  • Supports normal muscle function
  • Promotes a healthy immune system
  • Lowest price in the UK, guaranteed

The ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Vitamin D is needed for the body to absorb calcium and phosphorous, and so plays a vital role in the growth and maintenance of strong bones. It has also been shown to support the immune system and maintain muscle function. Natural food sources of vitamin D are rare, so the sun is our main source of this essential vitamin. UVB rays trigger the synthesis of vitamin D in the skin, which is then absorbed into the blood stream and transported around the body.


Linked to dementia risk

Findings from large-scale studies show a potential link between low levels of vitamin D and an increased risk of dementia in later life. A recent trial published in the UK journal Neurology recruited 1,650 adults over the age of 65 who did not have dementia or heart disease [i]. After six years, findings showed that: 

  • those with moderately low levels of vitamin D had a 53% higher risk of dementia, and a 69% increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, when compared to participants with normal vitamin D levels.
  • those with severe vitamin D deficiencies had a 125% increased risk of dementia, and a 122% increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, when compared to participants with normal vitamin D levels.

Study leader Dr David Llewellyn said "We expected to find an association between low vitamin D levels and the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, but the results were surprising. We actually found that the association was twice as strong as we anticipated." 

 

Vitamin D levels in the UK

A recent survey suggests that nearly 2 out of 3 adults living in the UK have low vitamin D levels, and The Department of Health has identified certain groups who are at increased risk: 

  • Adults over the age of 65
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Adults with limited exposure to sunlight

They recommend that ‘at-risk’ adults should take a daily 400iu supplement to maintain normal vitamin D levels.

UK made and GMP approved

Our high-strength vitamin D tablets are Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) approved to ensure that they meet strict standards of quality. 400iu (10 micrograms) is the ideal daily dosage for healthy adults who wish to maintain normal vitamin D levels, and is suitable for pregnant women and children over the age of 5 years old. Adults concerned about weakening bones or memory problems, may wish to try our super strength Vitamin D 2000iu tablets.


[i] BBC News (2014) ‘Low vitamin D boosts dementia risk.’ Available online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28674158 [Accessed 07/08/2014]

 Nutritional InformationPer tablet
% EC RDA
 Vitamin D2
400iu
    200
 RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance, µg = Microgramme
 mg = Milligram, IU = International Units

 

Other Ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate.

V: Suitable for vegetarians
A:
Free from artificial additives and preservatives
L:
Lactose free
W:
Wheat free
F:
Fish free
G:
Gluten free
Y:
Yeast free

 

Directions:

For adults, take one tablet daily as a food supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional. Do not use if the seal is broken. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep away from children at all times.

 

Cautions:

If you are taking any prescription medication, you have a medical condition or you have specific concerns about the suitability of any of our products in relation to these, you should always consult your GP or Pharmacist prior to taking supplements. Pregnant or lactating women should consult a GP before taking supplements. Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Keep out of reach of children. Supplements should not be taken as a substitute for a varied diet. Always read the label before use.

 

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Please Note: The views expressed below are those of Simply Supplements customers. Simply Supplements does not endorse these views, nor should they be regarded as medical advice.

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    Reviewed on
    4th Feb 2014
    Extra vitamin d during the winter 
    Eve Hillier, Bury
    I take a multivitamin all year round but I always take an extra vitamin d supplement during the winter to stop my energy levels getting low. My daughter takes vitamin d in liquid form, but I find it easier and cheaper to take it in tablets. Plus, there is always a sale or bulk buy discount to be had at simply supplements.

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    10th Oct 2013
    Recommended by physio 
    EJG, Newton Aycliffe
    I was crippled with pain in my knee and as a keen walker thought my walking days were over! My physio recommended taking Vitamin D4. I wasn't convinced popping pills was the answer but optimistically order them. Within a month my knee pain has disappeared and I am again walking the hills pain free!! ;-)

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    Reviewed on
    17th Sep 2012
    Vitamin D deficient 
    Nick Grimshaw, Leamington Spa
    I was told to take this by my GP due to my Vitamin D deficiency and its worked brilliantly for me so I can only say good things about it.

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    Reviewed on
    15th Aug 2012
    My son 
    Carly Walters, Bridgnorth
    I started giving vitamin d to my son as he doesnt go out in the sun as much as he should, iv noticed a difference already he seems much healthier and happier even then he was before

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    Reviewed on
    29th Jun 2012
    Even Cheaper on Autodespatch 
    Jessika Yates, Birmingham
    Thank you for suppling this at such a great price I dont understand why it's so expensive everywhere else. I now have this on the autodespatch service as I gain another 10% off. Even better value than I was already getting.

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    Reviewed on
    15th May 2012
    excellent 
    theresa, cleethorpes
    exellent product,saves me going out in the sun. at such an old age i find it quite too much so this is ideal for me.

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    Reviewed on
    19th Mar 2012
    i was deficient! 
    john, london
    I started taking this after being told i had very low vitamin D levels. i started using simply supplements vitamin D and have been as fit as a fiddle! i have recently had tests again and i now have much improved levels of vitamin D in my system. Bargain price on my health!

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    Reviewed on
    12th Mar 2012
    Lack of sunlight 
    Jessica McRae, Aberdeen
    I was told last year about the importance of Vitamin D as I had never really studied health-related issues in the past so it was quite alarming to hear that us Scots have a widespread deficiency of this vitamin. I was quite hasty in trying to rectify this for me and my family, so I started buying this in supplement form and I have to say that it has really made a difference to us all. We have definitely noticed during the winter that we have managed to feel and look a lot healthier. Full credit to simply for this one!!

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    Reviewed on
    7th Feb 2012
    Lack of sunshine 
    Lilly Proctor, Rotherham
    I have been taking this product as i dont like sitting in the sun, so when my friend recommended this supplement i thought it was brilliant! The price is incredible, alot cheaper than i have managed to find else where!

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    Reviewed on
    30th Aug 2011
    Help with lack of sunshine and so competitively priced 
    David R. Gurney., Scotland
     The reason my wife and I take these is that living in the north of Scotland we do not have a great deal of sunshine during the winter, and having read several articles regarding the production of this vitamin in the body we feel that a supplement is beneficial. The main reasons that we purchase from Simply Supplements are convenience of buying it on line and your highly competitive pricing. 

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    Reviewed on
    1st Jul 2009
    definite signs of improvement 
    Mrs Oakley, Cheddar
     I have been suffering from the effects of the menopause for a while, one of the side effects being bone thinning. I went to see my GP originally due to pains in my joints and he diagnosed me with a deficiency in vitamin D due to the menopause and a lack in my general diet. I have been using vitamin d supplements on a daily basis for a while now and they really seem to be doing the job, my GP had said there are definite signs of improvement

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    Reviewed on
    8th Apr 2009
    Great for Bone Health and More 
    Mr Brian Sampson
    I have Calcium and Magnesium from you but don’t feel I am getting enough to promote healthy bones and I was told by my pharmacist to give these a try so I have started to take Vitamin D aswell.

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    Reviewed on
    25th Apr 2007
    Much Cheaper than the others ! 
    Katherine Dobson, Portsmouth
    Thank you for suppling this at such a great price i dont understand why it's so expensive everywhere else, I take it with both Glucosamine and Magnesium just to give me that bit extra that I need, I have had troubles with my bones from a young age and have had good results taking the 3 together. Very good.

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  • 19th February 2014 - James
    Q: Are they suitable for vegans?
    A:

    Yes, these Vitamin D 400iu tablets are suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

  • 7th November 2013 - Mr J Smith
    Q: Could you tell me if this contains Soya!?
    A:

    This product does not contain Soya

  • 22nd February 2013 - Bob Forsyth
    Q: My wife has just left hospital & has been told to take Vitamin D WITHOUT CALCIUM ADDED.(as it will react to the medication she already takes)Can you please advise whether there is calcium in your vitamin D tablets.The question is a very important one as the calcium will be very dangerous to her.
    Many thanks
    Bob Borsyth
    A:

     This product is 400iu Vitamin D only. Healthy levels of vitamin D are essential for the absorption and use of calcium in the body, however this product does not  include calcium as an ingredient.

  • 13th August 2012 - Sharon
    Q: Will be starting to take Menapol plus when it arrives can you take it along side your vitamin D 400iu and if so what dosage many thanks
    A:

    Yes, you can take Vitamin D 400iu alongside Menapol Plus providing that you do not exceed the dosage instructions for either product. The recommended dosage for Menapol Plus is 1-2 capsules daily, and the dosage for Vitamin D 400iu is 1 tablet daily.

  • 29th May 2012 - e.mc nulty
    Q: what is the normal daily tablet dose?
    A:

    We advise you to take 1 tablet on a daily basis.

  • 13th April 2012 - Errol
    Q: Just to clarify, is this product Vitamin d2 or d3?
    A:

    These 400iu strength tablets contain Vitamin D2.

  • 20th March 2012 - Arun Kabre
    Q: Is this Vitamin D suitable for vegetarians?
    A:

    Yes, this product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans. 

  • 25th November 2011 - Alyson
    Q: Can you take this product while being pregnant?
    A: It's essential to keep vitamin D levels topped up during pregnancy to support the healthy growth of the baby's bones and muscles. However, we would advise that you consult with a GP or pharmacist before supplementing during pregnancy. 
  • 8th November 2011 - Line
    Q: Is the Magnesium Stearate made from animals or plants?
    A:

    Our Magnesium Stearate is from vegetable sources.  

  • 14th October 2011 - K.Stevenson
    Q: Is Vitamin D suppliment available in a liduid form as my wife is not able to swallow tablets or can they be chewed.
    A:

     Unfortunately, we only supply Vitamin D in tablet form.

  • 27th September 2011 - Mrs Christine Meaney
    Q: I have a condition first diagnosed two years ago which is now termed as hyperparathyroidism secondary to vitamin D deficiency. The vitamin D I have taken has put my system back on track but my consultant wants me to up the dosage from 800iu to 2000iu because of continuing low levels of Vit D. Do you only do the 400iu dosage or is there a stronger one available please to save me having to take 5 tablets a day?
    A:

    We also provide super strength Vitamin D3 tablets 2000iu that may be more suitable for your needs.

  • 25th April 2011 - Jo Chipchase
    Q: At the moment i am taking Calceous Chewable tablets, can you advise if you sell Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements.
    A:

    Yes, we supply Calcium and Vitamin D3 tablets in a 500mg/200iu strength.

  • 27th January 2011 - Aimee Astor
    Q: Do you plan on selling vitamin D3?
    A:

    Studies show that vitamin D2 is just as effective as D3 when taken as lower strengths such as 400iu. Only when taken at super strengths between 1000iu and 2000iu, is vitamin D3 better absorbed by the body. 

    Following these guidelines, we offer a Vitamin D2 400iu, and a separate Super Strength Vitamin D3 2000iu supplement.

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