What is Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient which is required by our body. It belongs to family of fat soluble vitamins and also acts as a hormone once the body absorbs it.
Why is it required?
The main role of Vitamin D is to help the body maintain strong bones by regulating the absorption of calcium in the body1. There is a growing body of evidence that says Vitamin D can also help in many ways in keeping optimum muscle health, reducing the risk of type 1 diabetes, infertility etc1.
How can one get Vitamin D?
Human beings can get Vitamin D either from diet i.e. from milk or fish products, can be synthesized under the skin via exposure to UV rays of the sunlight in the form of cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) or can be taken as a supplement in the form of tablets, capsules, granules or liquids. Another form of Vitamin D which is known as ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) can be obtained from plant source. However, Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol is a better form of Vitamin D as it is an active form2.
What is Topup-D3?
1. Topup-D3 is a tablet of 60,000 international units of cholecalciferol.
2. It is a chewable tablet having orange flavor.
3. It is a sugar free tablet which means diabetic patients can also have it.
How can Topup-D3 help?
Topup-D3 contains 60,000 international units of cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) which is the recommended dose to correct Vitamin D deficiency in adults. Correction of Vitamin D deficiency leads to strong muscles and bones.
1. Alternative Medicine Review, Volume 10, Number 2, 2005 2. Chaudhuri, et al.: Sunshine of life vitamin D
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