BetterYou Vitamin D Oral Sprays – now in Ocean Plastic
BetterYou Vitamin D Oral Sprays provide a fast and effective alternative to traditional methods of vitamin D supplementation.
Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption, maintaining healthy bones and teeth, supporting a healthy immune system and contributing to normal muscle function.
The BetterYou range of Vitamin D Oral Sprays have been specially formulated to deliver vitamin D directly into the mouth. The mouth is an excellent receptor for nutritional supplementation because of its soft, absorbent tissue and the proximity of a rich vein system below.
The entire BetterYou Vitamin D Oral Spray range is available at Greenlife – including the new 4,000i.u. daily spray. Each bottle contains 100 doses and is a natural peppermint flavour.
We think it is great news that the oral spray bottles are now made from 70% Ocean Waste Plastic, and 30% PCR. Convenient to take and cost effective, the efficacy of BetterYou vitamin D sprays is also backed by science.
Research conducted at the University of Sheffield and published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that the efficacy of using oral (or ‘sublingual’) vitamin D sprays was equal to that of encapsulated vitamin D3. The researchers concluded that ‘A sublingual vitamin D spray is an effective mode of delivery for supplementation in a healthy population.’
Further research has indicated that the absorption of oral D3 sprays may in fact be superior to that of capsules. An in vitro trial by Cardiff University tested the delivery efficacy of BetterYou’s DLux3000 vitamin D3 oral spray through the inside of the mouth. Absorption was then monitored after a 12-hour period. Researchers found that absorption within the mouth was far superior to the traditional digestive route of tablets and capsules. Dr Charles Heard, who lead the Cardiff University absorption trial, explains: “The ultra-fast uptake is due to the very absorbent tissue within the mouth and the close proximity of a rich vein network.”
A study published in the Nutrition Journal found that Vitamin D3 absorption via oral sprays is up to 2.6 times higher compared to soft gelatin capsules. Significantly, researchers noted that absorption was not just higher in healthy subjects, but also in patients with intestinal malabsorption problems.
BetterYou – Better Planet
As part of the Better Planet project BetterYou are committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2022. BetterYou Vitamin D Oral Sprays are vegetarian (the range also includes a Vegan option), certified palm oil derivative free, and packaged in Ocean Plastic. The Oral Spray bottles are made from 70% Ocean Waste Plastic, recovered from the Java Sea by local communities paid a fair wage, and 30% UK Post-Consumer Recycled plastic (PCR) collected from household recycling waste. The bottle and its components are fully recyclable with normal household recycling. The carton is made from FSC®-certified board. The carton is fully recyclable.