Time of day to take Vitamin D?
Vitamin D3 is a fat soluble vitamin and needs to be taken after a meal. Normally after dinner since that is usually the heaviest meal of the day for most people.
However, if you find that it disrupts your sleep, you may want to take it during the day after breakfast or lunch, provided those meals have a little bit of fat in them. Vitamin D can also interfere with melatonin production in the evening and some people can find their sleep disrupted, but this is not always the case.
I was told by my Endocrinologist that Vitamin D can taken at any time of the day, EXCEPT, if you also take calcium. If you do take both, the absorption rate is much better for both supplements if taken at least 6 hours apart.
I currently take one capsule of Vitamin D3-5000 in the morning and one tablet of 600mg Calcium and one tablet of 400mg Magnesium at bedtime.
I hope I was able to help!
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