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How is nordic naturals vitamin d3, or other vitd3 supplements?

No better or worse. When it comes to multivitamins & mineral supplements, you don't need fancy labels & brands. Yes, there are claims re solubility etc but bottom line, there aren't even any studies showing clinical benefit from multivtamins. With that said, rather than worry about brand names & labels (aside from USP DSVP), ask your family doc to measure 25OH vitamin D. Keep it over 30ng/mL to protect your bones. Read more...

What are the natural supplements of vitamin D3 and B12 for vegans?

Vitashine, all B12. The only certified vegan form of d3 is vitashine: http://vitashine-d3.Com/ most other d3 is derived from lanolin from sheep's wool but the sheep aren't harmed so some vegans consider regular d3 acceptable. All B12 is manufactured from bacteria (see http://link.Springer.Com/article/10.1007%2fs00253-001-0902-7). Methylcobalamin is superior to other forms of B12 like cyanocobalamin. Read more...
There are none. Please forgive my frankness. The vegan leadership freely acknowledges that there are nutrients that you can't get except from food of animal origin or from manufactured supplements. Vegans have the moral high ground, but it is not the key to health and is worth ruining your health by refusing an artificial vitamin-and-mineral tablet. Read more...

What is a good? Vitamin D3 supplement?

OTC vit D3. Pharmacies are full of d3 in various quantities - 1000u, 2000u, 5000u and 10, 000u. Your needs will vary with age and sun exposure. D3 is felt to have a variety of health benefits for bone and organ metabolism. There seems to be no harm in higher doses but most agree that 2000 to 4000 units per day is a good idea. Read more...

Could you tell me how long it takes vitamin D3 supplements to absorb in the body?

Same day. If you have normal gastrointestinal system you will absorp the same day.But absorption is variable depends whether you are taking with calcium which helps absorption, and do not take any mineral oil as it minimizes the absorption. Read more...

How much time does it take for vitamin D3 supplements to significantly raise vitamin D3 levels?

1 week or so. My patients report improvements after a week or so. I usually re-test in 3 months if level is significantly low, and often see good levels in the 40's - 60's .. Change will depend upon how low you were to start, and what dose supplement you take.. Read more...

How long is it supposed to it take for 1400 mg vitamin D3 supplement take to completely leave your body?

Vitamin D. Is fat soluble and takes approx. 3 mos to reach equilibrium with normal daily replacement, and the same length of time to be fully metabolized out of your system. However, you are constantly making vitamin d in your skin, and ingesting it in food, so there is no real accurate answer to your question. Read more...

Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has tried nordic naturals vitamin d3, or other vitd3 supplements?

Vitamin D. Vitamin D can be prescribed by your doctor if the value is low. The least expensive way to replace low vitamin D is to but it over the counter from pharmacies or regular food stores. Less expensive and more reliable. Read more...