Vitamin D

About Vitamin D (Supplement)

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that was isolated in 1930 and named calciferol. Since then more metabolites have been found and the two major forms of this vitamin are now known to be vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol).

Learn more about Vitamin D in our Vitamin D Community Report.

Mammaof4's Vitamin D History (Stopped)
1000 intl units Daily Sep 25, 2009 - Jun 03, 2010
Stopped Other Jun 3, 2010
Stopped Personal research Jan 2012

Mammaof4's Vitamin D is for…

  • Vitamin D deficiency

Mammaof4 has not reported any side effects for Vitamin D.


Jan 15, 2012

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I have learned that it really helps prevent and shorten colds. It is also a vitamin that doesn't get flushed out of your system so it can poison if there is too much taken. I have started taking it to ward off colds and an trying to get more sun instead