Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is also known as the sunshine vitamin, as the human body can manufacture it when exposed to sunlight. Well known for its role in regulating calcium levels*, vitamin D is now attracting attention for its role and benefits to the body. These include the maintenance of normal bones, teeth, muscle function as well as the normal functioning of the body’s immune system. In this product the vitamin D3 is presented in a form suitable for vegetarians. * Vitamin D contributes to normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus and the maintenance of normal levels of calcium in the blood.