Calcium & Vitamin D3 400mg Tablets

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Calcium is an important mineral that is essential for bone growth and overall health. When combined with Vitamin D3, calcium is vital in preserving strong bones, teeth, and nails. Vitamin D3 is a nutritional tool for overall health and helps absorb Calcium. It has also been found to raise resistance...
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Calcium is an important mineral that is essential for bone growth and overall health. When combined with Vitamin D3, calcium is vital in preserving strong bones, teeth, and nails. Vitamin D3 is a nutritional tool for overall health and helps absorb Calcium. It has also been found to raise resistance to bacteria and viruses. Children and adults who do not get enough Calcium and Vitamin D throughout life have a greater risk of thin and brittle bones later in life.

What are the benefits of Calcium and D3?

  • Build and maintain strong bones and teeth
  • Helps the heart, muscles, and nerves to function properly
  • May help to protect against diabetes, and high blood pressure
  • Calcium may prevent weight gain; it promotes more fat to be burned
  • Facilitates normal immune system function
  • Helps reduce the risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, and multiple sclerosis
  • Adequate levels are important for teens and menopausal women

What is Calcium and D3?

Calcium is necessary for several normal functions in the body, particularly bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D3 is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for its functioning in the body. The combination is used to prevent and treat a calcium deficiency.

What is Calcium and Vitamin D3 used for?

At any age, Calcium and Vitamin D3 is needed for the heart and nerves to function properly. Calcium is actually a metal often used as a reducing agent for other metals like uranium. Vitamin D3, known as Cholecalciferol, is used to treat conditions caused by a lack of Vitamin D, particularly of the skin or bones.

How does Calcium and D3 work? 

The two are known for their ability to fight off and prevent various diseases. Cells within the human body are interactive with Vitamin D3 and prevent weakening of the immune system.

Calcium is required for numerous body functions and is essential for bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D is important for absorption of calcium from the stomach and the function of calcium in the body. The combination is used to help prevent and treat calcium deficiency.

Who should use Calcium and Vitamin D3?

Studies show that most people are not getting the recommended daily allowance of Calcium and Vitamin D3. Beginning at birth, it is necessary for proper growth.

For Vitamin D3, The Institute of Medicine suggests that adults age 19 to 70 get at least 600 IU a day. Older than 70 should get 800 IU a day. For calcium, the amount needed depends on your age and sex.

  • All adults 19-50: 1,000 milligrams
  • Adult men 51-70: 1,000 milligrams
  • Adult women 51-70: 1,200 milligrams
  • All adults 71 and older: 1,200 milligrams
  • Pregnant/breastfeeding women: 1,000 milligrams
  • Pregnant teens: 1,300 milligrams

How to take Calcium and D3? 

Take one tablet twice daily, preferably with meals. Do not exceed stated dose.

Many people have trouble getting enough Calcium and Vitamin D3 in their diet, therefore supplements are helpful in getting the daily allowance. The amount that you need from a supplement depends on how much calcium you obtain from food sources. Supplements are best taken in small doses, several times throughout the day. For some, they are best taken with food.

Calcium and D3 Ingredients

Calcium 500mg, Vitamin D 12.5μg (500 I.U.) 250%

Tricalcium Citrate, Bulking Agents (Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dicalcium Phosphate), Anti-Caking Agents (Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide), Glazing Agents (Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Glycerine, Carnauba Wax), Emulsifier (Acacia Gum), Sucrose, Starch, Tricalcium Phosphate, Vitamin E (as dl-Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin D3.

What studies have been conducted on Calcium and D3?

Recent media reports have fostered confusion about Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements and effects on the heart. http://nof.org/articles/952

Studies suggest that Calcium, along with Vitamin D3, may have benefits beyond bone health.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/calcium-supplements/art-20047097

Past research on Calcium and Vitamin D3 is limited and more focused on bone mass.

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20131007/Research-on-calcium-supplements-and-vitamin-D-risk-of-fractures-and-more-to-be-released-at-ASBMR.aspx

Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements are widely recommended.

http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2015/08/calcium-vitamin-d-commercial-influence

Not getting enough Calcium and Vitamin D can increase risk of fractures.

http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/drugs/drugs-for-osteoporosis/what-drugs-are-used-to-treat-osteoporosis/calcium-and-vitamin-d.aspx

Safety And Quality

  • Manufactured to GMP protocols
  • Uses pharmaceutical grade ingredients
  • Manufactured in the UK
  • EFSA compliance (European Food Safety Authority)
  • Manufactured in an Informed Sport registered facility

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