Tru-D3

$14.00

is a liquid filled soft gel containing 2,000 IU of vitamin D3 in a patented, naturally self-assembling colloidal delivery system that has been clinically shown to increase absorption. Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption for healthy bones, supports the immune system and supports cardiovascular health. †

Tru-D3, provided by TruGen3®, contains 2000 IU of vitamin D3 and is specially formulated with the superior VESIsorb® colloidal delivery system to promote optimal absorption and utilization by the body.

DISCUSSION

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that plays many important roles in the proper functioning of the body. While it is most commonly obtained by exposing the skin to sunlight, it can also be found in some oily fish and fortified milk products. It plays essential roles in bone support, as it helps the body to ensure normal calcium absorption and maintenance of adequate calcium plasma levels. Though it is often thought of as a vitamin, it is more accurately described as a regulatory hormone. Furthermore, additional research shows it can play key roles in immune health, normal cell growth and overall general health. Numerous studies show that vitamin D levels may not be adequate in many populations, especially with the many precautions against excessive sun exposure and thus, supplementation with doses greater than 400 IU may be necessary to ensure optimal levels. Since it is a fat-soluble nutrient, vitamin D can be limited in its usefulness by poor absorption by the body. Studies show that the VESIsorb® patented delivery system provides significant improvements in absorption and bioavailability of fat soluble nutrients such as vitamin D. Unlike other commercially available products, VESIsorb® technology allows vitamin D to be delivered in a water soluble form with no loss in bio- efficacy or absorption. The patented VESIsorb® delivery system is a naturally self-assembling colloidal droplet delivery system that has been clinically proven to increase absorption of nutritional supplements. VESIsorb® naturally self assembles into a colloidal system immediately upon contact with the aqueous environment of the digestive tract. The solubilized nanosize droplets are able to disperse uniformly and diffuse across the unstirred water layer and then transfer the bioactive to the intestinal system.

FORMULA (#5007)

Supplement Facts Serving Size 1 softgel

Vitamin D3…………………………………………………2000IU

Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), Purified Water, Glycerin, VESIsorb® Microemulsion Preconcentrate, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Soy Lecithin, Polyglycerol Esters of Fatty Acids.

SUGGESTED USE

Adults take 1 softgel daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.

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