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Apollo's Hegemony Vitamin D3 is a dietary supplement containing vitamin D3 in the amount of 2000 IU per capsule.
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is, alongside vitamin D2, the main precursor to vitamin D. The relevant, biologically active compound, also called a vitamin-hormone, is calcitriol formed from vitamin D3 in the kidneys (1α, 25(OH)2 D3). Vitamin D plays important, multi-directional functions in the body. Its optimal level is important for maintaining optimal health.
The body is capable of skin synthesis of vitamin D, provided that a large surface of the skin is exposed to the sun for quite a considerable time, which is usually difficult to achieve.
Homeostasis of Calcium and phosphate metabolism
Normal bone mineralization depends on the presence of vitamin D. It is responsible for the proper calcium and phosphate metabolism, ensuring the proper absorption of calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D regulates bone tissue metabolism and influences the balance between bone formation and bone resorption. Therefore, vitamin D is essential for the proper structure and functioning of bone tissue.
Vitamin D and the nervous system
Vitamin D receptors are present in many tissues and organs of the body, including the central and peripheral nervous system. It is believed that vitamin D has neuroprotective effects. It proves to be beneficial in mild cognitive disorders, and its low level is conducive to an increased frequency of these disorders and Alzheimer's disease.
The effects of vitamin D deficiency
There are multitude health consequences of vitamin D deficiency – mainly disorders of bone metabolism, as well as an increase in the incidence of certain cancers (including colon and breast cancer), depression, cardiovascular diseases (hypertension, metabolic syndrome). Vitamin D, as a regulator of the immune response, affects the level of proinflammatory cytokines IL-4 and IL-10. Therefore, vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
In conclusion, Apollo's Hegemony Vitamin D3 is a dietary supplement, aimed at supplementing vitamin D deficiencies. The product is recommended for long-term supplementation as a pro-health prophylaxis, especially in case of insufficient body exposure to sunlight, during periods of tiredness, weakness, mood deterioration, the discomfort of the motor system.
Due to the fact that vitamin D3 is fat-soluble, it is best to take the preparation with a fat-rich meal.
When supplementing with vitamin D3, you should remember about an appropriate diet containing calcium sources. Vitamin D3 will enable optimal assimilation and use of this important macroelement.
Apollo’s Hegemony is a manufacturer of dietary supplements whose composition is based on the latest scientific research and experience. The company is constantly expanding its range of products and taking care that they are of top quality.
It offers formulations which have multiple effects on the body and those with more targeted effects – e.g. boosting alertness and focus, increasing the tolerance to stress, promoting peaceful sleep and maintaining the health of the liver and adrenal glands.
Dietary supplements by Apollo’s Hegemony are effective owing to carefully selected composition which comprises the most potent forms and their precise doses. What is more, herbal supplements contain standardised extracts.
All products of this brand comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) and their ingredients are vegan and vegetarian friendly.
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|Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol)||2000 IU||250%|
Soybean oil, gelatin (capsule shell).
The product has not been tested for substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
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