Calcium Citrate - calcium bound to citrate for enhanced absorption.
- better absorbed than calcium carbonate
- a key nutrient for bone health
- improved absorption in individuals with low stomach acid
- without preservatives, magnesium stearate, or other lubricants and diluents
Calcium bound to citric acid is a well-absorbed form of calcium. Citric acid is a naturally occurring organic acid that is able to efficiently bind three mineral molecules for every one of its own molecules. Studies have shown significantly more calcium is absorbed in the body from calcium citrate than from calcium carbonate. One study found patients with low hydrochloric acid levels absorbed an average of 10 times more calcium from citrate than from carbonate.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, adequate calcium throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet and physical activity, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis later in life.
One Capsule Contains:
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate) - 140 mg.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, or magnesium, calcium, or vegetable stearates.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.
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