Benefits of vitamin D
Aids in calcium and phosphate absorption
Calcium and phosphate are essential nutrients that help with the development of strong, healthy bones.
- Improves muscle strength
Vitamin D increases muscle strength and mass, and slows down muscle loss. This is important for older adults because muscle mass decreases as we age due to a drop in activity levels.
- Maintains healthy bone density
Vitamin D keeps your bones strong by maintaining bone density. This can also reduce the risk of fractures as we age.
Daily recommended vitamin D intake
The daily recommended vitamin D dosage for adults is
Children aged 18 and below should not be given vitamin D supplements unless they have been prescribed by a doctor or health professional.
Blackmores vitamin D supplements are made using a high potency formula to help improve calcium absorption for healthy and strong bones.