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 muscle function. Results from large-scale studies have found promising evidence that vitamin D may help to reduce the risk of dementia in later life.
Natural food sources of vitamin D are rare, so the sun is our main source of this essential vitamin. UVB rays from the sun trigger vitamin D synthesis in the skin, which is then absorbed into the bloodstream and transported around the body. Many people find that a daily supplement offers added reassurance, particularly during the winter months when sunshine is limited.
Findings from a recent survey suggest that 2 out of 3 adults living in the UK have vitamin D levels that are considerably lower than advised. To help raise awareness of this issue, The Department of Health has identified ‘at-risk’ groups who are often at an increased risk of deficiency, including adults over the age of 65, pregnant or breastfeeding women, and adults who have limited exposure to sunlight. They advise taking between 400iu to 800iu per day to maintain healthy vitamin D levels throughout the year.
Our high-strength vitamin D tablets are Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) approved to ensure that they meet strict standards of quality. This 400iu strength is the ideal daily dosage for healthy adults who wish to maintain optimal vitamin D levels and is suitable for pregnant women and children over the age of 5 years old. If you are concerned about weakening bones, you may wish to try our super-strength Vitamin D 2000iu tablets.
|Nutritional Information||Per 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
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.
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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|Q:||Are they suitable for vegans?|
Yes, these Vitamin D 400iu tablets are suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
|Q:||Could you tell me if this contains Soya!?|
This product does not contain Soya
|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.
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.
|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|
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.
|Q:||what is the normal daily tablet dose?|
We advise you to take 1 tablet on a daily basis.
|Q:||Just to clarify, is this product Vitamin d2 or d3?|
These 400iu strength tablets contain Vitamin D2.
|Q:||Is this Vitamin D suitable for vegetarians?|
Yes, this product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
|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.|
|Q:||Is the Magnesium Stearate made from animals or plants?|
Our Magnesium Stearate is from vegetable sources.
|Q:||Is Vitamin D suppliment available in a liduid form as my wife is not able to swallow tablets or can they be chewed.|
Unfortunately, we only supply Vitamin D in tablet form.
|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?|
We also provide super strength Vitamin D3 tablets 2000iu that may be more suitable for your needs.
|Q:||At the moment i am taking Calceous Chewable tablets, can you advise if you sell Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements.
Yes, we supply Calcium and Vitamin D3 tablets in a 500mg/200iu strength.
|Q:||Do you plan on selling vitamin D3?|
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.