The Top 12 Things You’re Missing In Your Osteoporosis / Calcium Supplement

 

The Top 12 Things You’re Missing In Your Osteoporosis / Calcium Supplement. Osteoporosis remains a major health issue for more than 44 million Americans. Despite the fact that Americans consume more dairy products and calcium than any other population in the world, we still have one of the highest rates of this debilitating disease. One in two women and one in four men over age 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in his or her lifetime. And while osteoporosis is often thought of as a disease that affects the elderly, it can strike at any age.  78% of women over age 20 get less than their 100% of the RDA for calcium

Calcium doesn’t work alone to build and maintain strong bones. Think of calcium as the bricks in the bone-building process. Bricklayers know that a house is only as strong as the mortar that holds it together. And the nutritional mortar for building and maintaining strong bones includes vitamins D and K, magnesium, boron, zinc, copper and manganese.

So what do I need to know to get the most out of my Osteoporosis / Calcium Supplement?! (It must have….)

 

  1. 1,000 mg (100% DV) of elemental calcium from nature’s most concentrated and easily
    absorbed sources
  2. 400 mg (100% DV) of magnesium to help incorporate calcium into bone and help
    strengthen bones
  3. 400 IU (100% DV) of vitamin D to stimulate calcium absorption
  4. Boron in a clinically supported amount to aid bone metabolism
  5. Vitamin K to help bind minerals to form bone matrix
  6. Manganese, copper, and zinc — co-factors that activate enzymes that help build bone mass
  7. It should have Clinically proven absorption and bio availability
  8. Easy-to-swallow small, coated caplets
  9. Contain NO artificial flavors
  10. Contain NO artificial sweeteners
  11. Contain NO  artificial preservatives
  12. Gluten FreeOsteoporosis / Calcium Supplement

 

Who would benefit from a Osteoporosis / Calcium supplement?

 

  • Anyone concerned about building strong bones, and maintaining long-term bone health
  • Anyone whose diet may be low in key bone-building nutrients, particularly women age 30 and
    older, teenagers, and the elderly
  • Those who smoke, have high intakes of alcohol, or frequently drink soft drinks —lifestyle habits
    that can limit or interfere with the utilization of calcium
  • Women who experience PMS symptoms
  • Those concerned about retaining normal blood pressure
  • Anyone who finds calcium supplements too chalky, too big, or hard to swallow

If you are already taking a Calcium or Osteoporosis targeted supplement, use this guide to find out if its living up to its potential.  Remember its about much more than just Calcium.

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Lynne is a Certified Nutrition Consultant and Therapeutic Massage and Ethics Educator with extensive study in preventative nutrition and physiology. For over 35 years, Lynne has helped thousands of people through consulting, seminars and writing.

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