The dietary supplement Solgar Vitamin D3 contains vitamin D in the active form of cholecalciferol. Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol is a form similar to that produced in the body by sun exposure, and is therefore more absorbable.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, essential for calcium absorption and for maintaining bone and teeth health. Vitamin D is also important for strengthening the immune system and the function of the nerves and muscles in the body.
Vitamin D contributes to the normal absorption / utilization of calcium and phosphorus, to normal blood calcium levels, to maintaining normal bones, to maintaining normal muscle function, to maintaining normal dentition, to normal functioning of the immune system, has a role in the process of cell division.
Vitamin D helps reduce the risk of falls associated with body instability and muscle weakness. Falling is a risk factor for bone fractures among men and women 60 years of age or older.
Vitamin D is essential for the normal growth and development of bone in children and contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system in children.
* The above are official health claims by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).