Nature’s Field Vitamin D3 contains 1000 IU of vitamin D as cholecalciferol in each softgel. It promotes strong healthy bones, teeth and body immune system.Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. Your skin produces Vitamin D on exposure to sunlight and found in few foods but taking vitamin D3 supplement is an effective way to meet your needs and prevent deficiency. Vitamin D is important for a number of reasons, can also help protect you against a range of conditions such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. Vitamin D deficiency causes osteomalacia (softening of the bones) or osteoporosis. Osteomalacia results in poor bone density and muscular weakness. Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease among post-menopausal women and older men.
Health Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements
-1. Vitamin D helps to regulate and maintain of calcium and phosphorus levels you the blood. These two elements are extremely important for maintaining healthy bones.
-2. Insufficient vitamin D levels may negatively effect insulin secretion and glucose tolerance in people with type 2 diabetes
-3. Vitamin D helps to enhance the anti-inflammatory effects of glucocorticoids, making it potentially useful as a supportive therapy for people with steroid-resistant asthma.
-4. Pregnant women who are deficient in vitamin D are at greater risk of developing preeclampsia and needing a cesarean section.
-5. Vitamin D slows down the growth and development of new blood vessels in cancerous tissue. It increases cancer cell death, and reducing cell proliferation and metastases.