Function

Vitamin D contributes to

  • normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus
  • the normal function of the immune system
  • the maintenance of normal blood calcium levels
  • the maintenance of normal muscle function, bones and teeth
  • and has a role in the process of cell division
  • In children vitamin D is needed for normal growth and development of bone.

Facts

NRV*: 5 µg

Quantity**: approx. 20 g young salted herring or 250 g liver of beef

Info: Providing that sufficient sunlight is available, the body is able to produce vitamin D itself.

*NRV (Nutrient Reference Value) according to Regulation (EU) 1169/2011
**Food quantity based on the NRV per day