Vitamin D 400 iu provides 10 mcg of this important nutrient in the preferred D3 form and at a strength that is being recommended by the Department of Health for the following groups of people: – pregnant and breastfeeding women – all adults over the age of 65years – anyone not exposed to much sun.
These are small, easy to swallow tablets, which are made in the UK to pharmaceutical GMP standards. Our bodies obtain Vitamin D from two sources, our diet and from the action of sunlight on our skin which drives the natural production within the body. Vitamin D is increasingly in the news as more and more research highlights the importance of this nutrient. Lamberts also produces Vitamin D 1000 iu (25 mcg) tablets that are often recommended to anyone who is known to be deficient in vitamin D.
Who should take vitamin D tablets?
- Children in the age of 1-11 must be tested if levels are sufficient
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women
- 50+ men and women
- People with osteoporosis
- People with weight problems
- People experiencing problems with digestion and absorption of nutrients
- People avoiding sunlight, housebound
- People whose diet is low in foods that contain vitamin D (fish, salami, ham, eggs, mushrooms)
- Type 1 diabetics
- People with a weak immune system during autumn and winter
- People with rheumatoid arthritis