Ideal for vegetarians and vegans this vitamin D supplement comes in the form of vitamin D3 Drops and is suitable for all ages including children. Two drops provide 5µg (200iu) of vitamin D3.
Vitamin D contributes to normal:
Vitamin D helps to reduce the risk of falling associated with postural instability and muscle weakness. Falling is a risk factor for bone fractures among men and women 60 years of age and older.
The Department of Health recommends babies from birth to 1 year of age who are being breastfed should be given a daily supplement containing 8.5 to 10µg (micrograms) of vitamin D, whether or not the mother is taking a supplement containing vitamin D. Please note they also recommend that all children aged 6 months to 5 years are given vitamin supplements containing vitamins A, C and D every day unless they are having more than 500ml (about a pint) of infant formula (which is fortified with vitamins). The Department of Health recommends that adults and children over the age of 1 should have 10µg of vitamin D a day.
As directed by a practitioner: 2 drops = 5µg (200 i.u.), 0.5 mls = 40µg (1600 i.u.)