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Not long ago, vitamin D was thought to have a singular function, to help maintain serum calcium levels by facilitating intestinal calcium absorption and helping to regulate renal excretion and bone remodeling. Modest amounts of vitamin D were known to be adequate to help prevent low calcium levels and bone loss. Today, not only are adequate levels of vitamin D intake for optimum bone health being revised sharply upward, but newly identified roles for vitamin D have been discovered, indicating far wider health effects from this essential nutrient.
Tissues possessing vitamin D receptors and/or expressing the enzyme for local activation of vitamin D include the immune system, skin, pancreas, prostate, colon, adrenal glands, brain, and others. Vitamin D appears to influence cellular differentiation and proliferation, immune system activity, insulin function, blood pressure levels already in the normal range, and other body processes in ways never before imagined.* Recent research is exploring the clinical implications of these new discoveries. The safety of high vitamin D intake has also been re-examined, with upper levels now set at a minimum of 2000 IU per day, and perhaps much higher. Karuna's D-1000 supplies highly-bioavailable vitamin D3 in a convenient amount for generous supplementation.
Other Ingredients: vegetable capsule, rice flour, vegetable stearate
- Wheat Free
- Dairy/ Milk Free
- Soy Free
- Yeast Free
- Sugar Free
- Preservative Free
- Salt Free
- Corn Free
- Free of Artificial Colors/Flavors
Suggested Use: For adults, One capsule daily, with meal, or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Warnings: This product contains no yeast, wheat, soy, corn, milk, salt, sugar, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring. This product is intended for professional use and is manufactured under strict quality control to ensure the optimum in purity, potency and reliability.
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SKU / UPC Barcode: 018647012119
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.