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5/22/14 2:38 A


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ONECALMMOM Posts: 6,258
5/22/14 2:28 A

My calcium/magnesium tablet is fortified with vitamin D.

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KATIEASP Posts: 2,207
5/22/14 2:08 A

Vitamin D is the best happy pill there is :)

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5/20/14 5:30 P

I take vitamin D3 for my skin, the dosage is 200iu each pill and I take up to 4 a day.

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5/25/13 10:09 A


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5/25/13 10:08 A

I don't take it to lose weight but I take it in the winter as the sunlight is quite low.

Edited by: BLUENOSE63 at: 5/25/2013 (10:09)
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5/25/13 10:07 A

Yes, 2000 IU because I had my blood tested and Vit D level was a little too low.

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
5/25/13 6:33 A

I take 1000 IU.

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5/25/13 6:15 A

I don't take Vit D anymore per doctor's orders , since I choose foods for their vitiman & mineral worth. emoticon

KIPPER15 Posts: 6,727
5/25/13 5:35 A

I take 2000 IU of D3 for bone health. I have also noted that I get fewer colds since I have started taking this. Winters in Michigan have very little sun.

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5/24/13 11:30 P


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5/24/13 11:20 P

I live in the sunniest place on earth (literally) so I think I'm good :)

EOWYN2424 Posts: 6,544
5/24/13 11:05 P

I take Vitamin D for my osteoporosis. I really, really home these aches and pains in my bones will go away soon! I'm on dialysis, which entails lots of complications, among them, itchy skin and osteoporosis! (it's a long story!)

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5/24/13 10:36 P

My husband takes 2000 a day because he has no immune system due to a liver transplant and the anti rejection meds make his bones soft............weight loss is not what it's good for, which quack is lying about that now?? I swear, there should be law suits about the lies spread about what stuff will do or not.

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5/24/13 10:28 P

I take 1000 IU of D3 a day. Haven't had a cold for several years

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5/24/13 3:40 P

Not for weight loss, but my oncologist recommended that I take 1000 IU of D3 twice per day to help my bones. I have stage IV breast cancer that has spread to my bones.

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5/24/13 2:38 P

I also take 2000iu a day, but not for weight loss-I haven't been sick except for the occasional sniffles for the past 3 years I've been taking it. There was a local hospital that did a study-they gave their employees free Vit. D supplements & the sick day call-ins were reduced by 20%. That made me curious enough to try, & I'm glad I did.

Before taking D, I would get bad colds every winter, I had bronchitis a few times, the flu once. Nowadays, I've had periods of time where literally everyone around me was sick to some degree-family, coworkers, with everything ranging from colds, bronchitis, to strep, and pneumonia-and I was fine. So either it helps, or I'm a carrier! :)

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
5/22/13 6:20 A

I take one a day!

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5/22/13 6:02 A

I take 4000 iU D3 supplements daily. My doctor recommended it for my hair and bones (my Mom had osteoporosis) but not for weight loss.

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5/22/13 6:00 A

I take a multi vitamin from the health food store which has vitamin D.

5/22/13 5:57 A

I didn't know if could help with weight loss. I take it in case of not enough sun.

DASHKATH Posts: 861
5/22/13 5:15 A

I've been prescribed Vitamin D by my doctor. I take it every day. Can't say that I've noticed a change in weight.

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5/21/13 10:51 P

Yes I take vit.D supplement. One can only get it "from the sun" if the sun is shining on them. Here in the Pacific North"wet" the gray skies & rain keep the sun covered up, so no benefit to me about 6 months out of the year.

No, I don't specifically take vit.D for weight loss.

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5/21/13 10:38 P

I take vitamin d because my doctor prescribed it. I haven't noticed any difference in my weight loss.

ELISAJANE57 Posts: 743
5/21/13 10:14 A

Your body only needs a certain amount, which most people can easily absorb from being out in the sun for just a few minutes. If you supplement and don't need it, your body will just get rid of it through your urine. I have never heard of it helping with weight loss. I lost weight through regular exercise, eating healthier and tracking my calories. As soon as I was honest with what I was actually eating and sticking with a calorie range, the pounds just came off. You don't need a supplement. It's better to lose weight by making permanent changes in your lifestyle instead of relying on a pill.

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KNUCKLES145 Posts: 13,897
5/21/13 9:50 A

yes I take supplements, but not for "weight loss".

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5/21/13 9:29 A

I take D3 supplements.

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1SHEYLA Posts: 8,767
5/21/13 9:27 A

My doctor has told me to take a vitamin D supplement.

JGIRL5799 Posts: 561
5/21/13 9:17 A

My vitamin D I get in the natural sun itself, no pills..I make sure I spend 2-4hrs in the sun and that is easily done by spending time in my yard and garden...
Otherwise I work outside on my deck.

I do not wear sunscreen at all because it blocks the important UVB rays that it takes from the Vit. D.. until I find one that blocks just the one ray, I will buy it LOL

I would never take pills just to make up for it either. All the vitamins in the world we need are all natural in foods or by nature itself :-)) Enjoy

Edited by: JGIRL5799 at: 5/21/2013 (09:19)

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5/21/13 7:10 A

Studies of Vitamin D supplements are so mixed, I just stay away from them. I try to take a more natural approach to Vitamin D. I try to get plenty of sun and eat foods rich in Vitamin D Calcium. Doing this I feel gives me a broader spectrum of the substance.

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5/21/13 6:55 A

Do you take Vitamin D for weight loss? Every morning I take 2,000 iu of Vitamin D . Vit. D seems to help with weight loss , also the immune system, bones, heart etc.How much Vit D do you take ? emoticon

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