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Calcium & Magnesium (250 Vegetarian Capsules)

Calcium & Magnesium (250 Vegetarian Capsules)

Vegeratian Calcium and Magnesium

Calcium and Magnesium is an essential combination for many processes in the body, especially for bone density and muscle strength and nerve health.

The ideal ratio of Calcium and Magnesium is 2:1 and then they work together synergistically.  While Calcium is the key mineral for bone calcification, the quality of the Calcium crystals formed is dependent on Magnesium being present. If Magnesium levels are inadequate, then the Calcium Crystals are weaker allowing fractures to occur more easily, so it is important to take Calcium with adequate quantities of Magnesium.

Muscle function requires both Calcium and Magnesium; Calcium helps muscles contract and Magnesium helps them relax.

Good 4 Life Calcium and Magnesium is made in the optimal 2:1 ratio and  is available as a 250 vegetarian capsules in protective Dark Amber Bottles which are made from100%  Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) plastic. Our Calcium and Magnesium is extracted from one of the most natural and abundant sources of calcium & magnesium:  the Calcium (as Calcium Carbonate) is derived from limestone while the Magnesium (as Magnesium Oxide) is derived from limestone and sea water.


Calcium in the Body
Calcium in the body  is the most prevalent mineral accounting for around 2.5 pounds in the average human and 99% is stored in the teeth and bones. The blood and fluids surroung the cells hold the remaining Calcium. Calcium absorption declines with age, when the blood and cells do not have enough Calcium, they will rob it from the bones causing them to become porous and fragile. It is therefore a key strategy to use Calcium supplementation for maintaining strong, healthy bones and slowing bone loss.


Research and Uses of Calcium
» Prevents and minimizes progressive bone loss
» Regulates the transmission of nerve impulses
» May reduce heartburn by normalizing stomach acid
» Used to manufacture key hormones and enzymes for digestion and metabolism
» Critical for maintaining normal PH levels
» Primary nutrient for muscle contraction
» Critical nutrient for healthy blood clotting
» Helps transmission of nerve impulses
» Aids movement of nutrients across cell membranes
» Can support healthy cholesterol levels
» Needed for strong bones and teeth
» Key nutrient for lowering blood pressure


Magnesium in the Body
Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions, it functions as a coenzyme for proper function of muscles and nerves, bone formation, energy production, and metabolism. Recently studies suggest that is very important for proper heart function.

The body stores 61% of its Magnesium in the bones, 25%  in the muscle tissues and the remaining Magnesium is stored in the soft tissues of the body and in the blood.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 75% of Americans are generally deficient in Magnesium. Deficiency causes include processing of foods, high Calcium intake, stress, alcoholism, intense physical activity,  and the use of certain medications.


Research and Uses of Magnesium
» Needed for healthy bone and tooth growth
» Converts carbohydrates, proteins and fats into energy
» Helps the transmission of nerve impulses and muscle contractions
» Can support healthy lung function
» Key nutrient for cardiovascular health
» Regulates metabolism of calcium, potassium and sodium
» May inhibit formation of kidney stones
» Needed for normal muscular function
» Can support healthy cholesterol levels

Calcium and Magnesium Dosage
The Recommended Dietary Allowance for Magnesium is 400 mgs per day; take 3 capsules daily, The Recommended Dietary Allowance for Calcium is 1000 mgs per day; take 3 capsules daily.


Cautions using Calcium and Magnesium
• If you have kidney disease, are pregnant or lactating, consult a health care practitioner prior to using this product.
• Calcium may interfere with absorption of Iron, Zinc, and some medications such as tetracycline antibiotics; consult a health care practitioner prior to using Calcium if you are taking these supplements or medications.
• Persons with kidney or thyroid disease should consult their health care practitioner before taking Calcium.
• Very high doses of Calcium have been shown to cause kidney stones for some people.

Supplement Facts            
Serving Size: 3 vegetable capsules
Servings per container: 83
Amount per serving Amount % Daily Value
Calcium (as calcium carbonate from limestone) 1000 mg 100%
Magnesium (Magnesium Oxide from limestone and sea water) 500 mg 125%
Other ingredients: Rice powder, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, cellulose.
Contains no milk, egg, fish, shellfish, treenut, wheat, soy, artificialcolors, flavors or preservatives.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration have not evaluated these statements. The statements above are the views of the manufacturer and are intended for reference only. The manufacturer can sometimes unexpectedly improve their formulation so be sure to check the product labelling, before consumption, for the most up to date information.
 
 
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