Cal/Mag 1:1

120 CAPS Product No. 00408

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Current research indicates that magnesium is essential for the body’s proper absorption and use of calcium, since it keeps calcium dissolved in the blood. Calcium in the citrate/malate form is one of the most bioavailable forms of calcium. Proper levels of calcium and magnesium are important to maintain healthy bones as well as a healthy heart. In addition, this formula includes essential minerals, zinc, potassium, and boron.*
 

  • Supports bone health*
  • Promotes healthy nerve, cardiovascular, and muscle function*
  • Provides highly bioavailable form of calcium

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Cal/Mag 1:1

 

Product Code: 00408          Capsules per Bottle: 120

 

Each size 00 vegetarian cellulose capsule contains:

 

Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl Palmitate)

10 mg

Calcium (as Calcium Citrate/Malate)

100 mg

Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate)

100 mg

Zinc (as Zinc Citrate)

5 mg

Potassium (as Potassium Citrate)

25 mg

Boron  (as Boron Citrate and Boron Aspartate)

500 mcg

 

Description: Cal/Mag 1:1 is a bone and cardio health formula offering highly bioavailable calcium from calcium citrate/malate and magnesium from magnesium citrate in equal amounts. It also contains the essential minerals zinc, potassium and boron.

 

Uses: Cal/Mag 1:1 supports bone health, cardiovascular health, nerve and muscle function.

 

Calcium is required for the critical metabolic functions of vascular contraction and vasodilation, muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and hormonal secretion. Calcium is also necessary for maintenance of bone strength as measured by bone mineral density (BMD). When calcium intake is inadequate, the body uses bone as a reservoir to maintain serum calcium levels. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the removal of old bone, resulting in deceased BMD (1).

 

Magnesium is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. It maintains regular heartbeat, and has been found to reduce cardiovascular disease risk (2). Magnesium is essential for the absorption of calcium, acts on crystal formation in bone cells, and impacts the activity of parathyroid hormone- a regulator of calcium homeostasis (3). 60% of the body’s magnesium id stored in bone. Magnesium deficiency results in lower BMD as magnesium is pulled out of bone for other biological functions.

 

Zinc has been demonstrated to have a stimulatory effect on bone formation and mineralization and to inhibit bone resorption (4). Zinc appears to have protective effects for cardiac health. Zinc deficiency has been linked to many forms of heart disease, and replenishing zinc has been shown to improve cardiac function (5).

 

Potassium is an electrolyte that plays a key role in maintaining regular heartbeat and normal blood pressure. Potassium citrate supplementation was found to improve calcium balance in older men and women, perhaps by neutralizing dietary acids (6).

 

Boron plays a role in the formation of steroid hormones such as estradiol, supporting bone health by prevention of demineralization (7). Boron also increases the effectiveness of vitamin D in the body.

 

Source Materials: Ascorbyl palmitate: ascorbic acid from corn sorbitol and palmitic acid from palm oil. Minerals are mined. Chelating agents include: citric acid (corn fermentation), aspartic acid and malic acid (chemical synthesis). Cellulose for capsules is derived from softwood tree pulp. All ingredients are vegan and non-GMO.

 

Allergens:  According to information provided by our suppliers, these capsules are free of the eight major allergens as identified by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA): Wheat (gluten), eggs, milk, soybeans, shellfish, fish, peanuts, tree nuts.

 

Recommendations: Use as directed by a healthcare professional.

 

Precautions: Pregnant or lactating women and individuals taking prescription medications should consult with a healthcare professional before taking any supplement.

 

References:

 

  1. Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D and Calcium, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2010.
  2. Del Gobbo, et.al.; Circulating and dietary magnesium and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Am J Clin Nutr 2013 Jul; 98(1): 160–173.
  3. Castiglioni, S. et.al.; Magnesium and osteoporosis: current state of knowledge and future research directions; Nutrients 2013 (5): 3022-33.
  4. Yamaguchi M. Role of nutritional zinc in the prevention of osteoporosis. Mol Cell Biochem 2010 May;338(1-2):241-54.
  5. Little PJ, et. al.; Zinc and cardiovascular disease. Nutrition. 2010 Nov-Dec;26(11-12):1050-1057.
  6. Moseley MD, et.al. Potassium citrate supplementation results in sustained improvement in calcium balance in older men and women. J Bone Miner Res, 2013 Mar;28(3):497-504.
  7. Palacios, C. The role of nutrients in bone health from A to Z. Crit Reviews in Food science and Nutrition, 2006 46:621-628.

 

 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Cal/Mag 1:1
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