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Vitamin D

Are the Gummies gluten free?

Answer: Yes, this Gummy product is gluten free.

Are there artificial colors and/or flavors used in the Adult Gummies?

Answer: No, the colors and flavors are derived from natural sources — no synthetic dyes.

Are there artificial colors and/or flavors used in the Kids First Gummies?

Answer: No, the colors and flavors are derived from natural sources — no synthetic dyes.

Can children take the product?

Answer: Nature Made Adult Gummies and associated serving sizes are designed to be used by those 19 years old and over. Those below the age of 19 should check with their doctor before taking.

How do I know if I need to supplement with vitamin D?

Answer: Your personal health care professional can order a simple blood test to check your vitamin D levels.
You may be at risk if you:
• Experience less than 15-30 minutes of full body exposure sunlight between 10 am and 3 pm.
• Wear sunscreen.
• Have a darker hue of skin color.
• Are over 65 years of age.
• Spend most of your time indoors.
• Live in a region with a long winter season.
• Are overweight or obese.

How many gummies should I take per day?

Answer: We recommend you follow the suggested dosage found on each bottle. If you choose to take higher or lower doses than found on the label, make sure your personal health care professional is aware of the supplements and dosages you are taking.

I didn’t realize vitamin D had immune system benefits. How exactly does vitamin D work to support my immune system health?

Answer: Researchers have found vitamin D receptors on most immune cells suggesting a significant role for vitamin D in the immune system. In fact, when we're not getting enough vitamin D, our immune system may not to function at its best. That’s why we recommend having your vitamin D level tested with your health care professional so that they can help you decide on the vitamin D product that is right for you.

I take Vitamin D and Vitamin C separately, what is the benefit of taking these powerful vitamins in combination?

Answer: We know that consumers have expressed concern over the number of pills they take daily. With our D3+C with Zinc product we are providing you with the same level, yet in on convenient 1 tablet dose. We hope to help simplify your regimen!

I’m concerned about the sugar content of gummy vitamins.

Answer: Our gummies only contain 1-3 grams of sugar and 5-15 calories per gummy. This amount, when consumed as part of a healthy diet, should not be a concern. If you are sensitive to sugar please check with your health care professional about incorporating gummies into your daily plan.

What forms of Vitamin A are in your products?

Answer: The vitamin A in our Vitamin A and Cod Liver Oil softgels is in the form of retinyl palmitate. The vitamin A in our multivitamins and other products is in the form of retinyl acetate.

What is the difference between your liquid softgel vitamin D and your tablet form of vitamin D?

Answer: As long as the dosages are the same, there is no difference between the two forms. Some people prefer the liquid softgels over the tablets believing that they are easier to swallow, but it is a personal preference.

What is the relationship between calcium and vitamin D?

Answer: Vitamin D helps with the absorption of calcium and most calcium supplements contain some vitamin D.

What sweetening agent is used in the gummies?

Answer: The sweetening agents used vary depending on the product and may include the following: sugar, corn syrup or monk fruit extract. Please check the label to see which one is used, or you can visit the site to check the ingredients for the product you are interested in using.

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