An organic substance that is essential in very small amounts in the body, necessary for normal growth and activity. It is also a pro-hormone: A precursor to hormones. Once D3 is in the body, it goes through two conversions -- one in the liver and one in the kidneys. From these conversions, we get the pro-hormone calcidiol and the steroid hormone called calcitriol. Together, these two make a very powerful impact on our health.
The body cannot manufacture or synthesize vitamin D on its own. Although some foods contain vitamin D, the majority of our vitamin D was meant to be derived from drinking up the sun! Unfortunately, many of us are confined to an office all day, working indoors. And even if we do get some time outside, a variety of things affect our ability to get quality sun-saturation: Seasons, geographic latitude, cloud cover, smog, time of day and sunscreen. (Sunscreen? Yes, sunscreen!) In these situations, supplementing with vitamin D3 can make all the difference.
How Much Vitamin D is "Natural"?
Research has found that exposing plenty of skin (wearing a swimsuit, for example) to midday sun for about 20 minutes -- or until the skin just turns lightly pink , not burned -- results in the body receiving levels of D3 ranging from 10,000 IU's to 50,000 IU's.In these natural circumstances, the skin makes far more D3 than the current RDA suggests is necessary for good health. We would suggest that, while the RDA of vitamin D will keep you alive, a *lot* more might keep you vitally healthy, particularly if you rarely see the sun!
Why so important?
Vitamin D does wonders in the body. Most know that it plays a key role in regulating calcium in the body, promoting absorption which helps bone mineralization to occur. This is key in caring for osteoporosis, rickets, osteomalacia, and osteopenia.
Vitamin D doesn't stop there, however. When the body is getting enough D to go around, it is used liberally by many cells that are able to make calcitriol and use its cancer-fighting properties! Some of the most exciting research today is finding that D3 deficiency is common in cancer patients, and that D3 may help work against cancer.
Interestingly, cancer is not the only thing that has turned up the common link of a vitamin D deficiency. Blood sugar problems, low back pain, high blood pressure, type I and type II diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, kidney stones, psoriasis, depression, seasonal affective disorder, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and auto-immune diseases have all been linked with low levels of vitamin D, suggesting that this pro-hormone is a quiet, unsung worker of vast-reaching good in the body!
Last, but certainly not least, vitamin D3 is an immense contributor to controlling the immune system and helping to stave off "bugs" of all sorts. Flus, colds, other viral and bacterial upsets -- these seemingly little attacks on your health can be some of the most draining, often going through the entire family and leaving everyone worn out. Help minimize the down-time with a "bottle of sunshine"
FDA Disclaimer:* This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Serving Size:4 Drops (approx. 0.112 mL) Servings Per Container:about 535
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol) (from Lanolin)
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. † Daily Value not established.
Shake well. As a dietary supplement, Adults: Take 4 drops 1 to 5 times daily, Children: Take 4 drops once daily. Take directly or add to your favorite beverage. Best when taken with a fat-containing meal. Consider taking this product in combination with Omega 369, Cod Liver Oil and Calcium supplements.
MCT Oil (medium chain triglycerides)
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Keep out of reach of children. Consult your healthcare practitioner if you have any medical conditions, are taking any medications, or are pregnant/lactating.
I have four kids and was spending a fortune on their vitamin d supplement (which was full of unnecessary ingredients). I finally came across this, and decided it was time for a switch. I drop it directly onto their tongues, with zero complaints- because it has no taste or noticeable texture. Perfect! My husband drops it into his water bottles all day, (which is amazing because it's usually a fight to get him to take anything). I even got the go ahead to give it to my two month old! Such a wonderful supplement, from an awesome company.
MODERATOR'S NOTE: Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient and needs to be consumed with foods containing fat for maximum absorption. It is not likely to be well absorbed when taken in water.
My entire family takes this supplement and my kids vitamin D levels are perfect and it has been helping my husband and I in raising our levels. We don't notice any flavor and has been very easy at getting the kids to take it. Will definitely have this brand as a staple in the home.
I find it's hard to get enough Vitamin D just from being in the sun, and even though we do supplement with cod liver oil, it's great to be able to add in these drops as well. Very neutral flavor so easy to take.
I don't know how I ever did without these drops! I can tell a dramatic difference in my mood and health since starting them. It is also important to me to be getting a plentiful supply of D as a nursing mom, and I appreciate the convenience of these drops. They have a mild flavor when dropped directly on the tongue (which is what I do for myself) but can easily be added to a drink or smoothie for children without being detected.
My husband's vitamin D levels were low in his blood work, so we started him on Vitamin D supplements. A tooth has been bothering me recently, then I read that Vitamin D is needed to support healthy bones and teeth. So now I started on the Vitamin D as well. The price at Beeyoutiful is better then most sites for the amount you receive. The dropper makes it easily available and therefore I'm more prone to take it.
Thank you Beeyoutiful!
I love this product for its ease of use for children! I give a drop to my 8 month old and a couple drops to my toddler. It really has no taste so they don't mind it at all. I really think this has helped us all stay away from the sickies this year.
It is so great to be able to have this option from Beeyoutiful! I have children who will not swallow pills, so now I can give them vitamin D3 in the cold winter months when they don't get much sun. Before I was trying to get them to chew the gelcaps, and it was a daily battle!
I bought this for myself and my children to use. I have 6 year old twins and neither of them mind taking this all by itself! The taste is so so mild, kind of a minty flavor. I love that I don't have to add it to a drink to get it into them.
A couple of us in the family have issues with swallowing pills. There are so many supplements that do not come in liquid form. But not here. I found this Vitamin D3 in liquid form which means there's a great was for us to take what we need. I add it to my morning smoothie. I am grateful to have it available so stock up on a few and get an even better discount.
A few years ago, Beeyoutiful ran an article on how boosting our D3 levels could prevent and help treat various strains of flu. We jumped on it, and began giving our kids the liquid form (my husband and I use either liquid or capsules), especially in the winter. The years that we've taken D3 regularly, we've escaped the flu---even when it was passed around in our circles. The year we forgot? You guessed it. Our family of 7 at the time was down for the count for a week with the flu. We won't be doing THAT again!
This needs to be a staple in your vitamin collection. Love how easy it is to add to juice. I just line up my kids' cups in the morning, adding drops to each one. No taste at all!
I have had Keratosis pilaris (white bumps on arms) for most of my life. Tried different prescriptions from the dermatologist and nothing worked. Then I read that is caused by a deficiency in D3. Tried this supplement and within weeks they were gone.
Our young daughter has multiple health issues, one of which is poor bone density. She has severe scoliosis, and her surgeon could not insert the needed rods because her bones would not hold the anchors and other hardware. She was sent to an endocrinologist, who said her vitamin D levels were extremely low. A bone density scan showed borderline osteoporosis. I am happy to report that after using the liquid D3, her vitamin D levels are more than sufficient, her bone density has increased, and her surgeon was able to insert the needed rods this past summer. While other products might do the job just as well, Beeyoutiful's Liquid D3 is the only product I've found that is pure, with no preservatives or other additives.
I take this most especially during the Fall/Winter/Spring time and it's so easy and does not have any taste! I'm so grateful as it held off a lot of potential illness that my husband brings home from the office. This is a great item to keep in your cabinet - thanks again Beeyoutiful for yet another quality and affordable product! I tell everyone about you guys! :)
I buy a bottle of this every winter and keep it on our dining room table for ease of use. We've made it a lunch-time routine to put the recommended number of drops for each family member on a bite of food at the beginning of the meal. Most of the kids who are 5 and up can do it by themselves (with supervision, of course) and they don't dread the routine because they can't even taste it!
I am so thankful you guys sell the liquid D3! I put 4 drops in my toddlers sippie cup once a day. I increase the doses during the winter season or when she is teething and her immune system is lower. My family does not drink pasteurized milk, so I was thrilled to find a very easy way to get a proper amount of D3 into my daughter's system. One bottle last a very long time. I plan to give this to all of my children during their young childhood years. Thanks, Beeyoutiful, for another great product!
We also use this to boost the D3 in our children's diet, especially during the darker winter months when they get less natural sunshine. You can add it to any liquid they're already drinking as it's tasteless. I love knowing that they're getting what they need. It's also so much cheaper to buy a liquid where you only need a few drops a day than to buy any of the children's chewable D3 that cost so much more and have lots of unnecessary additives as well. My only complaint is that the dropper fairly quickly detached from the bottle lid, but I've been told that they're aware of the problem and trying to fix it.
Since we drink raw milk exclusively, which has no supplements added to it like the grocery store milk!, it was recommended to us that we put a few drops of this in our children's milk every day. I'm happy to do anything to strengthen their bones during these crucial years of growth.