Receive the benefits of sunlight without the exposure. Created from lichens, an organic plant source, our exclusive, vegan Vitamin D3 ensures optimum absorption to support healthy bones, muscles, and your immune system. Our vegan Vit D3 is available as a spray and in tablet form (2 different strengths) providing Vit D3 options for the whole family!
Vitamin D3 is essential for the maintenance of normal bones, teeth, for the normal function of the immune system and the maintenance of normal blood calcium levels. In simplistic terms, our bodies create Vitamin D when our skin is exposed to the sun. The use of sunscreens, working indoors, days when the sun is not shining and the winter weather mean we just don’t get enough sunshine to be able to create the Vitamin D our bodies need. A Vit D3 supplement is perfect for ensuring that you get all the Vit D3 benefits of sunlight without the exposure.
Most Vitamin D supplements are derived from animals, with Vitamin D3 often extracted from animal skin exposed to pesticides or from the lanolin in sheep's wool on their way to slaughter. So, we decided to find a vegan alternative. Our exclusive, vegan Vitamin D comes from lichens: unique, organic plants that are packed with nutrients. The discovery that lichens contain vitamin D3 means that we have been able to create 100% vegan Vit D3 supplements without harmful pesticides, solvents or harming animals.
Did you see in the headlines recently about the health concerns surrounding Vitamin D in the UK? Public Health England has revised its guidelines to recommend that most people take a Vitamin D supplement, after discovering most of us aren’t getting enough Vitamin D. We asked Chris Smith, co-founder of Vegetology and resident science geek, to give us the lowdown on Vitamin D. Why is it so important, why are we not getting enough and what can we do to change that?
Lanolin is a waxy material that is derived from sheep’s wool. With lanolin’s water-resistant properties, it protects the sheep’s coat from the environment. Lanolin is a by-product of wool farming which is why it is not used by the vegan community, or some of the vegetarian community.
If you suffer from migraines, it might be due to a deficiency in Vitamin D according to new research.
Sitting here in UK and looking out at the wintery conditions, it’s hard to remember the last time I felt that warm glow from sitting out in the sun for a few minutes. We hear about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the increased chance of various ailments during winter, and it’s easy to understand why.
Most of us feel happier and more healthy when we spend time in the sun, but why is that, and why does it have the power to lift our mood and renew our energy?