Despite of this, 3 out of 5 Filipinos tested are vitamin D-deficient based on the results presented during the 36th annual national convention of the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM) with the theme “Moving Forward to Healthy Workplaces”.
The PCOM director, Dr. Marilou Renales said "The results of a voluntary blood testing performed among 369 randomly selected Metro Manila office workers revealed that 58% were vitamin D-deficient while 30% were shown to have insufficient levels of vitamin D".
|Alex Panlilio, Unilab's VP for Consumer Health|
· Bone and muscle pain
· Rickets (soft, weakened bones) in children
· Osteopenia (weak, fragile bones) in older adults.
Forti- D is a single- dose supplement that contains 800 IU of Vitamin D. “Taking one capsule of Forti- D every day helps reduce the rick of getting chronic diseases by unlocking the proper function of organs typically affected by such illnesses,” said Alex Panlilio, Unilab VP for consumer health.
Forti- D retails at P6.50 (SRP)