Winter ushers in the joy of the holiday season. Now that it's finally here, it also brings with it colder temperatures and the unfortunate decline of natural vitamin D.

We normally get this vitamin from sunlight on our skin, but in climates far from the equator, this becomes more difficult during the winter months as the sun is much lower in the sky. This gives us less time to generate vitamin D from sunlight. We also tend to switch our diets from fresh greens to frozen foods during this time, further reducing our access to 

vitamin D.

The Health Ranger Store is here to help. Introducing Chief Originals Vitamin D3 5000 IU (125 mcg), the world's first glyphosate-tested vitamin D3 capsules.


Introducing the world's first glyphosate-tested Vitamin D3 capsules from a renewable, natural source

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What is Vitamin D andhow is it acquired by the body?

Vitamin D is necessary for optimal health and is also known as the “sunshine vitamin.” It is a unique vitamin that does not act like most other vitamins, but instead acts more like a hormone. When your skin is exposed to sunlight, the sun's ultraviolet B (UVB) rays interact with the cholesterol in your skin cells. This provides the energy for vitamin D synthesis to occur.

Vitamin D is also not readily available in most food sources, which is why a lot of people don't get enough of it. If you spend most of your time indoors or you live far from the equator, you may be at risk of vitamin D deficiency.

You can increase your vitamin D intake by eating foods that are rich in vitamin D and by taking vitamin D3 supplements. Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D that is most similar to the one your body naturally produces.



Supports healthy bones

Supports a healthy

immune system

Balance and

uplifts mood

Vitamin D3 regulates and controls the body's absorption of calcium and phosphorus, two vital minerals that are necessary for strong, healthy bones.

Vitamin D is well known to strengthen your immune system and help facilitate its normal functions.

Vitamin D3 has a tremendous effect on supporting positive mood.


Supports healthy

brain function

Supports optimal health during pregnancy

Supports a healthy respiratory system

Vitamin D3 regulates the absorption of calcium, which plays a role in transmitting nerve impulses to the brain. Studies also suggest that adequate levels of vitamin D may be linked to optimal cognitive function.

Pregnant women need adequate amounts of vitamin D3 for their own personal well-being and to ensure the healthy development of their babies. 

Studies suggest that high levels of vitamin D are associated with healthy lung and respiratory functions.

Problem: Many of us are Vitamin D deficient

According to research, it is estimated that anywhere from 40-85% of Americans are deficient in Vitamin D. Such a widespread deficiency is brought on by a number of risk factors such as spending less time outdoors. This is especially true during the winter season, as the cold temperatures often force us to stay indoors.

Working a graveyard shift or spending all your time cooped up inside your office won't help your chances of getting sufficient vitamin D either. Other risk factors that contribute to vitamin D deficiency include using sunscreen, living in areas with little sunlight, and having a darker skin tone. Skin that has more melanin tends to block UVB rays which facilitate the production of vitamin D in the skin. This is why people with darker skin pigmentation are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency.

How much Vitamin D do I need?

The amount of vitamin D you need each day depends on your age. Generally, 

the older you get, the more vitamin D you will need. These are the current "establishment" recommended amounts, in international units (IU):

  • Adults to age 70 - 600 IU (15 mcg)
  • Adults over 70 - 800 IU (20 mcg)
  • Pregnant or lactating women - 600 IU (15 mcg)

People at high risk of vitamin D deficiency may need more. Check with your healthcare provider about how much you need.



Getting sick often

Vitamin D plays a role in strengthening your immune system. Without sufficient vitamin D, your immune system becomes vulnerable to external threats. 


Frequently fatigued and tired

Low levels of vitamin D may have a negative impact on your energy levels and leave you with a general feeling of malaise.

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Suffering from chronic bone and back pain

Vitamin D helps maintain bone health by improving your body's absorption of calcium. Signs of inadequate vitamin D in the blood may include bone pain and lower back pain. 


Feeling depressed often

Studies have shown that people with low levels of vitamin D are often at much greater risk of feeling depressed. 

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Slow healing of minor cuts and wounds

Another sign of vitamin D deficiency may be impaired wound healing. Vitamin D also plays a role in the body's healing process.  

Introducing Chief Originals Vitamin D3 5000 IU (125 mcg) 100 Veg Caps

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Chief Originals Vitamin D3 veg capsules are made with high-quality vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), which is derived from sheep's wool, making our capsules a renewable, vegetarian source of vitamin D3. According to several studies, vitamin D3 is the superior form of vitamin D, compared to vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol), which is found in plants. A study led by the Creighton University in Nebraska suggested that vitamin D3 is 87% more usable by the human body compared to vitamin D2.

The Health Ranger's Chief Originals Vitamin D3 (5000 IU) veg capsules have been fully lab-tested for heavy metals, microbiology and glyphosate. They are free of magnesium stearate, preservatives and additives, and contain no allergens. At the Health Ranger Store, we ensure that our capsules are gluten-free, non-GMO and China-free.

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Nourish your body with Chief Originals Vitamin D3 veg capsules. Use them to uplift your mood and support healthy bone, brain, and immune system functions. It's the perfect way to enrich your diet with sufficient quantities of vitamin D3. Try it now, and experience all the health benefits that vitamin D3 has to offer.

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*According to a study led by the Creighton University in Nebraska