Vitamin D helps calcium absorption and a diet deficient in calcium can lead to osteoporosis in later life.
Vitamin D is mainly produced in our skin by a reaction that requires sunlight. People who limit their exposure to sunlight may have an increased need for Vitamin D supplementation.
This formula provides a one-a-day dose of
Vitamin D3 in a convenient, easy-to-swallow capsule.
Recommended Adult Dosage:
Take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Suggested Companion Products:
Wagner Vitamin C 1000 Chew: With regular use may
help to reduce the duration of colds.
Wagner Glucosamine & Chondroitin +: Joint and
cartilage support in a convenient easy to swallow
Precautions and contra-indications:
Always read the label; take only as directed.
Vitamin supplements should not replace a
Gluten, wheat, dairy products, egg, soy, corn, artificial
colours, artificial flavours or artificial sweeteners.
Each capsule provides
Colecalciferol (Vitamin D3 1000 IU) 25μg
Q1 What is Vitamin D, and what roles does it play in your body?
A1 Vitamin D is a compound that your body creates when the
cholesterol in your skin is exposed to the UVB rays in sunlight.
Once the Vitamin D is manufactured, your body uses it in a
wide variety of ways to help maintain your general health and
Most people are aware that Vitamin D helps to maintain strong,
healthy bones. It does this by helping your body to absorb – and
then use – Calcium; the mineral that helps to give bones their
strength and density.
Vitamin D also helps to maintain normal levels of Calcium in
the blood, which is important for the normal development and
maintenance of bones and teeth.
In addition to supporting bone health, Vitamin D plays a host
of other roles. For example, this nutrient has been shown to
support the health and function of the immune system and
Q2 Why do some people need extra Vitamin D?
A2 While Vitamin D is present in some foods, it tends to occur in very
low levels. That’s why sunlight is generally known as the best
natural way to support levels of this nutrient in the body. Vitamin
D is mainly produced in our skin by a reaction that requires
sunlight. People who limit their exposure to sunlight may have
an increased need for vitamin D supplementation.
However, not everyone can meet their Vitamin D needs through
sunlight alone. If your job requires you to spend most of your
time indoors, or you’re housebound, you may need to top-up your
Vitamin D levels.
Q3 Is the form of Vitamin D in a supplement important?
A3 Vitamin D naturally occurs in two forms: Ergocalciferol (Vitamin
D2) and Colecalciferol (Vitamin D3). Vitamin D3 is the type that
Because your body creates Vitamin D3 in a form that is
immediately usable, this type of Vitamin D is often called “active