Metagenics Vitamin D 90 ml liquid
Take 0.25 mL (by measuring dropper) daily with food or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Maintains healthy immune function: Vitamin D has been shown to play an important role in regulating the immune system. 1,25 (OH)2D3 suppresses most elements of the adaptive immune system whilst inducing most elements of the innate immune system.1 By inducing the innate immune system, vitamin D enhances the response to both bacterial and viral agents, by promoting differentiation and activity of macrophages. Vitamin D has also been shown to influence the cytokine production of immune cells, supressing the release of IL-2, IFN-y and TNF-α, the products of the TH-1 line of cells.2
Vitamin D helps calcium absorption: Vitamin D is involved in the efficiency of intestinal calcium absorption and also in the parathyroid hormone regulation of serum calcium levels.2,3 In a low vitamin D state, the intestine absorbs 10% – 15% of dietary calcium compared to 30% to 40% with adequate vitamin D levels.4
A meta-analysis of 12 randomised controlled trials has shown vitamin D to reduce the risk of fractures in the elderly. Vitamin D significantly reduced the risk of hip fracture by 26% and non-vertebral fracture by 23%.5 Alongside adequate calcium consumption, vitamin D may help to reduce the risk of falls that leads to fractures, by playing a role in musculoskeletal function. Vitamin D has been shown to have direct effects on muscular function, modulated by specific vitamin D receptors present on human muscle tissue. In a separate, double-blind RCT, vitamin D taken with calcium significantly improved musculoskeletal function, reducing the amount of falls in older adults by 49% over 3 months.4
Vitamin D3 is vulnerable to oxidation which may reduce its stability and strength. Once opened for use, the liquid is exposed to air and so Metagenics’ vitamin D3 stability trials track both opened (in-use) and unopened (storage) strength. Metagenics’ stability trials indicate the multiple stability safeguards below produce a stable product, protecting the strength for the full life of the product.
- Specialised antioxidant base and MCT carrier oil.
- Glass bottle and dropper (with rubber seal) as glass is impervious to oxygen.
- Nitrogen flushing of every bottle to remove the air gap.
- Directions to refrigerate once opened.
- No need for preservatives such as sodium benzoate.
- No added flavours or sweeteners which can impact on stability as well as dilute the purity and concentration.
Each bottle has an accurate, easy to use, glass dropper with graduations marked every 0.25 mL from 0.25 mL to 1.0 mL. Accurate supplementation may increase vitamin D levels. A significant number of Australians are at risk of vitamin D deficiency due to poor dietary intake and inadequate sun exposure.
Practitioner Directions and Convenience
Each bottle has an accurate, easy to use, glass dropper with graduations marked every 0.25 mL from 0.25 mL to 1.0 mL.
The Prevalence of Australians with Vitamin D Deficiency.6
Van der Mei IAF, et al. The High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency across Australian Populations Is Only Partly Explained by Season and Latitude. Environmental Health Perspective, 2007; 115 (8); 1132-1139.
|Each 0.25 mL dose contains:|
|Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)||25μg|
|Equivalent Vitamin D3||1000IU|
μg= microgram Free from corn, dairy protein, lactose, eggs, gluten, wheat, nuts, yeast, soy protein, starches and salt. No added artificial flavouring, colouring or preservatives.
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Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
Store below 30° C