cholecalciferol

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cholecalciferol

[‚kō·lə‚kal′sif·ə‚rȯl]
(pharmacology)
C27H44O Colorless crystals with a melting range of 84-88°C; soluble in alcohol, chloroform, and fatty oils; derived from the vitamin D3 of tuna liver oil and used as an antirachitic vitamin. Also known as vitamin D3.
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Some other natural sources of vitamin D-3 include egg yolks and oily fish.
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I'm currently recommending everybody take 1,000 IUs a day of vitamin D-3. Many supplements give you vitamin D-2, which is not nearly as well used by the body.
Take 1,000 IU of vitamin D-3 daily until you know how much you need in order to have a consistent blood level of 50ng/ml.
The current adult recommendations for vitamin D, 200-600 IU/d, are very inadequate when one considers that a 10-15 min whole-body exposure to peak summer sun will generate and release up to 20,000 IU vitamin D-3 into the circulation.
Hoffer's Regimens (3), (6) Early Later Vitamin C mg 12,000 12,000 range 3,000-40,000 3,000-10,000 * Vitamin A, IU 10,000-50,000 * Beta carotene 30K-75K IU 30,000 IU Vitamin B complex B50 to B100 1 or 2 of B100 Vitamin D-3 5,000 IU To 19,000 IU Vitamin E 300 IU Vitamin E succinate 800 IU Selenium 600 mcg 400 to 600 mcg Zinc as citrate 60 mg 60 mg Coenzyme Q10 300 IU Curcumin 300 mg * Bioperin 15 mg * Optional

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