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Calcium Citrate 250mg 250t by Douglas Laboratories

Calcium Citrate 250mg 250t by Douglas Laboratories supplies 250 mg of elemental calcium from calcium citrate. Calcium is a primary mineral for building the strong structure of bones and teeth.Calcium Citrate tablets may be a useful dietary supplement for those who wish to increase their intake of calcium for maintaining the function and structure of their bones.

SKU: DL0337 Product Categories: ,

$20.40

Description

A Dietary Supplement
250 Tablets

More Info:

The adult human body contains approximately 1,200 g of calcium, of which about 99% is present in the skeleton. Bone is constantly turning over, through a continuous process of formation and resorption. In children and adolescents, the rate of formation of bone mineral predominates over the rate of resorption. In later life, resorption predominates over formation. Therefore, in normal aging, there is a gradual loss of bone. The remaining 1% of total body calcium is found in the soft tissues and plays important roles in such vital functions as nerve conduction, muscle contraction, blood clotting, membrane permeability, and hormonal signaling.

Blood calcium levels are carefully maintained within very narrow limits by the interplay of several hormones (1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, parathyroid hormone, calcitonin, estrogen, and testosterone) which control calcium absorption and excretion, as well as bone metabolism. Levels of soft tissue calcium are maintained at the expense of bone calcium in the face of inadequate calcium intake or absorption. Intestinal calcium absorption is generally higher in children than in adults and ranges from 15 to 75% of ingested calcium.

Adequate Vitamin D status is necessary for normal calcium absorption. Osteoporosis afflicts a large proportion of the elderly in developed countries. Caucasian and Asian women typically have low peak bone densities, and therefore, are at the greatest risk of developing osteoporosis. It is generally accepted that obtaining enough dietary calcium throughout life can significantly decrease the risk of developing osteoporosis. Among other factors, such as regular exercise, gender and race, calcium supplementation during childhood and adolescence appears to be a prerequisite for maintaining adequate bone density later in life. But even elderly osteoporotic patients can benefit significantly from supplementation with dietary calcium. Calcium citrate is a highly available and well tolerated form of calcium.

Ingredients:
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Servings Per Container: 250

Amount Per Tablet
Calcium …250mg
(from Calcium Citrate)

Contains:
Cellulose, Vegetable Stearate, Silica

Does Not Contain:
Yeast, Wheat Gluten, Soy Protein, Milk/Dairy, Corn, Sodium, Sugar, Starch, Artificial Coloring, Preservatives, Flavoring

Dosage:
As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 tablet daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.

WARNINGS:
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

For optimal storage conditions, store in a cool, dry place.
(59º-77ºF/15º-25ºC)
(35-65% relative humidity)

Tamper resistant package, do not use if outer seal is missing.

Brand

Douglas Labs

At Douglas Laboratories, there is no greater mission than assuring that each and every supplement produced is of the highest quality. When you see the Douglas Laboratories Quality Emblem, be assured that only the finest raw materials are being used, and that all manufacturing is performed under the strictest of guidelines. Because these products are developed specifically for exclusive distribution by healthcare professionals, our emblem has become a recognized symbol of quality that patients around the world have come to rely upon and trust.
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