VegD3® Certified Organic Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) ingredients are of 100% non-GMO plant source, making them perfect for use in Vegan and Vegetarian products. VegD3® ingredients are Certified Organic with USDA EcoCert, registered with the Vegan Society, and are Non-GMO Project, Kosher & Halal certified. The source is algae commonly consumed in foods globally.
VegD3® is available as 1miu/g Oil and 100,000iu/g Powder formats. VegD3® ingredients comply with United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) specifications for Vitamin D3, and are produced under cGMP and HACCP quality. VegD3® ingredients are perfect for use across Foods, Nutraceuticals and Animal Nutrition applications.
Avlaan Co-founder Arun Natarajan spoke to Nutraceuticals World about VegD3® and all things vegetarian / vegan Vitamin D3.
You can read the full interview by clicking the link below as Arun shares his views the market and aims for the future. We would like to say thank you to Sheldon Baker of Nutraceuticals World for the opportunity to meet and discuss our favourite topic!
Traditionally, Vitamin D2 was the only non-animal source of Vitamin D and therefore the only source suitable for a range of demographics including individuals with a Vegan or Vegetarian diet.
A 2011 study concluded that “D3 is approximately 87% more potent than Vitamin D2.". A 2006 article concluded that "Vitamin D2 should no longer be regarded as a nutrient appropriate for supplementation or fortification of foods.”
Vitamin D is quite rightly in the news on a near daily basis, with new research being published all of the time linking it to a wide range of health benefits.
VegD3® offers all of the benefits of Vitamin D. It is in the form of D3 (Cholecalciferol), which is the form the body naturally produces. VegD3® is of 100% plant-source, making it suitable for everyone including Vegans and Vegetarians.
Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body to use calcium from the diet. It is also essential for immunity, hearth health and much more. Vitamin D deficiency is almost at crisis point with many areas reporting 70%+ deficiency!
Groups at risk of Vitamin D deficiency include:
VegD3® is available in Oil (1miu/g) and cold water-soluble microencapsulated powder (100,000iu/g) formats. Both forms offer excellent and proven stability.
Suitable applications include:
VegD3® has excellent stability and shelf-life. It can be incorporated into Vitamin pre-mixes as required.
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