Calcium is needed to form strong bones and teeth, healthy gums, and maintain regular heart beat and nerve impulse transmission. An excellent supplement for young people and people with healthy digestive systems. Calcium is a key nutrient in thousands of bodily functions as well as for maintaining the strength of our bones and teeth. Calcium is especially important for protecting bone density and sufficient intake early in life may help prevent bone deterioration connected with aging, including bone fractures due to osteoporosis.This product supplies 500 mg of elemental calcium from 1300 mg calcium carbonate, the most common form of naturally occurring calcium. Calcium carbonate requires stomach acid to dissolve it in the stomach. Many older men, and postmenopausal women, develop a natural age-related reduction in gastric acid secretion. To ensure adequate calcium absorption, calcium carbonate should be taken with meal.
- Form of calcium most commonly recommended by doctors
- An excellent supplement for young people and people with healthy digestive systems
Each tablet contains:
Elemental Calcium.................................................................................500 mg
Derived from 1300 mg of Calcium Carbonate from Oyster Shells
Other ingredients: Maltodextrin, cellulose, coating (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, mineral oil, triethyl citrate, polysorbate 80, carnauba wax), stearic acid, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), crospovidone.
Adults: 3 tablets daily before or after other medication or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Patients with hyperparathyroidism or cancer should not supplement with calcium unless
Caution: In older osteoporotic patients with compromised fat absorption, the optimal daily intake
of fat soluble vitamin D should be clinically determined to insure that disease modifying
absorption of dietary calcium, renal re-absorption of calcium, and vitamin D-dependent
bone incorporation of calcium is occurring