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Then take a look at our list of FAQs to learn more about Vitamin D. To see why DBOOST is a great addition for your daily Vitamin intake.

Who Needs Vitamin D the most?

Up to 20% of the total population have a deficiency of vitamin D at some time each year.

 

The Department of Health recommends that you take a daily supplement containing 5mcg of vitamin D throughout the year if you: Spend a lot of time indoors, are in an institutions like a care home, or usually wear clothes that cover up most of your skin when outdoors.

 

Did you know the darker the skin, the more you naturally have a barrier to absorbing the sun, that is Africans, Afro-Caribbeans, Southern Asians, and people from Southern Europe? This group need more time in the sun to actively produce Vitamin D. (Source: NHS)

How much Vitamin D do I need per day?

Your DBOOST Drink includes 5mcg of Vitamin D.

 

Children from the age of 1 year and adults need 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day. This includes pregnant and breastfeeding women, and people at risk of vitamin D deficiency. From about late March/early April to the end of September, the majority of people should be able to get all the vitamin D they need from sunlight on their skin. (Source: NHS)

Is NRV the same as RDA?

Yes. Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) has now changed to Nutrient Reference Values (NRV). Instead of 100% RDA, you will now see 100% NRV. The values for RDA and NRV’s are exactly the same – and tell you how much of a Vitamin or mineral you will get in your food or drink.

Why Vitamin D in a milk-based drink?

Through DBOOST Drinks it is our desire to provide a refreshing blend of a high in protein drink enhanced with natural fruit flavours. Using milk is great way for the body to absorb Vitamin D and calcium a nutritious drink to be enjoyed anytime of day: breakfast, lunch or on the go! Best served chilled, but good at room temperature too!

How much Vitamin D is in DBOOST Drinks?

All DBOOST Drinks contain your 100% NRV* of Vitamin D, 5mcg, and recommended as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. * Nutritional Reference Value. (As per the EU Regulation No. 1169/2011 Food Information to Consumers)

What are other sources of natural Vitamin D?

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VITAMIN D INFORMATION

Hit the button below to take a look at the NHS’s information about vitamin D to see why it is such an important vitamin for your everyday health.

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