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Radiance

Radiance Kid's Vitamin D3

SKU# RDKIDD

60 chewables
NZ$10.30

RRP: NZ$12.90

You save 20% (NZ$2.60)

NZ$10.30

RRP: NZ$12.90

You save 20% (NZ$2.60)

NZ$10.30

RRP: NZ$12.90

You save 20% (NZ$2.60)

Radiance Kid's Vitamin D3 chewables are delicious tangy fruit flavoured tablets to support healthy Vitamin D3 levels. Although vitamin D is available in small amounts in foods such as fish liver and eggs, it is predominantly produced in the skin when cholesterol comes into contact with unimpeded sunlight. Widespread sun avoidance, sunblock use, indoor based lifestyles and cover-all cultural dress practices have contributed to what experts are calling a vitamin D deficiency epidemic . Those with dark skin are also at greater risk of vitamin D deficiency . This may have far reaching implications for the health and vitality of our littlies as vitamin D has innumerable roles in the body. 

Vitamin D plays an important role in the growth and maintenance of healthy teeth and bones, supports blood sugar regulation and the healthy function of the nervous system. Vitamin D is also an essential nutrient for competent functioning of the immune system. It helps support a responsive immune system, to promote fast action against ills, chills and unregulated cell division. Vitamin D also supports a balanced immune response; deficiency states are associated with environmental and food allergies, skin conditions and wheezing.

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, predominantly produced in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight. Due to widespread sun avoidance and sunblock use, pollution and a sedentary predominantly indoors lifestyle, recent reports state that many, if not most children are deficient in this sunshine vitamin. This can have devastating effects for the wellbeing of children as vitamin D has wide reaching effects throughout the body.

Calcium metabolism: Vitamin D helps to mineralise the bones by improving calcium and phosphorous absorption in the intestines and promoting parathyroid function. Low vitamin D is associated with bone deformities, growing pains and tooth decay.

Supports competent immune function: Vitamin D activates the front line cells of the immune system, stimulates the production of the antimicrobial compound cathelicidin, whilst attracting other immune cells to the site of infection. In the absence of vitamin D, this process does not happen, stalling the immune response. It is not surprising then that studies have found a link between increased incidence and severity of upper and lower respiratory infections and more serious infections and conditions in children deficient in vitamin D.

Allergies: Low levels of vitamin D are also associated with inapproriate immune responses to environmental and food allergies, which may present as hay-fever, hives, eczema, asthma, food allergies, sinus infections, gastrointestinal upset and behavoural problems. In the case of eczema, low levels of vitamin D correlate with severity and the likelihood of secondary bacterial infections. Corticosteroids commonly used for asthma, eczema and other autoimmune diseases also deplete vitamin D levels.

Blood sugar regulation: New Zealand research suggests that vitamin D is needed for adequate blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity. This may be instrumental knowledge in the multifaceted treatment of childhood obesity and diabetes prevention.

Mood and developmental disorders: Vitamin D is thought to affect proteins in the brain directly involved in learning and memory, motor control, and social behaviour. Preliminary studies have shown a correlation between low levels of prenatal and neonatal vitamin D and the development of disorders including autism, ADHD and learning disorders in the offspring. There is also a well established link between low levels of sunlight in winter and the development of depression and mood disorders.

Radiance Kids Vitamin D3 provides 1000IU of naturally derived bioavailable vitamin D3, in a yummy chewable tablet for easy one a day dosing for all kids from two years of age.

Directions

Children 2 years and over, chew one tablet daily, or as professionally advised.

Precautions

Vitamin D3 is very safe when taken as directed.
Do not use without medical guidance in hyperparathyroidism, hypercalcaemia, kidney disease, sarcoidosis or histoplasmosis.
Interactions may exist with calcium channel blockers and digitalis. 

Each Chewable Provides:

Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 1000IU

100% vegetarian.

Also contains: Xylitol, sorbitol, beetroot powder, magnesium stearate, natural berry flavour, citric acid, silica, cellulose powder.

No Added: gluten, dairy, artificial preservatives, flavouring or colours.

Radiance

The core belief of Radiance is helping you be the best you can be every day. As one of our brands that provide high quality formulated supplements, you can be confident that Radiance has your wellbeing at the forefront of their mind.

Created in 1990, the Radiance product line has expanded to include a range of superfoods, cold and immunity supplements, children’s vitamins, and weight management formulations.

The team at Radiance offers the assistance from qualified naturopaths, who are on hand to help with any health questions or issues you may have and can also assist with nutritional advice.

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I have given these to my 4yo all winter and she hasn't had a cold dispite being at kindy with all the other kids and their colds! Will definately keep her on these untill some summer sun kicks in.

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Fantastic product - easy to use and our children are ready and very willing to take these as the vitamins are 'yummy'.

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