Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient which is vital for human health in
relation to immune function, bone density, hormone metabolism, and
other critical areas. When it comes to dietary supplements, there are
two forms of Vitamin D available; D-2 (ergocalciferol) and D-3
(cholecalciferol). A growing body of credible scientific research has
demonstrated that vitamin D-3 is the superior form of this essential
However, until very recently, D-2 (the more poorly absorbed form) was
the only form not derived from animal products, and therefore suitable
for vegans and strict vegetarians. D-3 was generally available only as
an extract from Sheep's wool lanolin. Therefore, vegans and strict
vegetarians were only able to consume the moor poorly absorbed D-2
without compromising their dietary ethics.
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