Different types of calcium
There are a number of delivery systems available to meet your individual needs. For instance, if you dislike swallowing tablets consider trying an alternative such as a capsule, liquid or soft chew, it won’t do you much good if it stays in the bottle.
Different types of calcium:
Calcium Citrate Malate (CCM)
Calcium Citrate Malate is the most absorbable calcium available. This patented ingredient combines calcium carbonate with citric acid (from citrus fruits) and malic acid (from apples) that help to increase calcium absorption.
Studies in post-menopausal women over the age of 55 demonstrate that CCM results in 70% less bone loss when compared to a diet without calcium supplementation and 40% less bone loss when compared to a diet with ordinary calcium carbonate supplementation.
Calcium carbonate is mined from the earth and has been one of the most commonly used sources of supplemental calcium. Calcium carbonate is the most economical form of calcium and is available in a variety of tablets, capsules and chewables. It is suggested to take calcium carbonate with meals for maximum calcium absorption.
Combines calcium with citric acid to reduce the amount of
stomach acids needed for calcium absorption.
Xtra-Cal™ from Herbalife - Fast Facts:
- Xtra-Cal™ is one of the most concentrated forms of calcium available in a tablet.
- Vitamin D is essential for the absorption of calcium.
- Three tablets supply 100 percent of the U.S. Percent Daily Value of calcium intake for men and women over the age of 40.
- Supplemental magnesium is important for the optimal effect of calcium on bone health.
- Formulated with Horsetail, an herb containing silicon, a trace mineral recognized as essential for proper bone development.
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prevent any disease.