Calcium Citrate

Which Calcium to Take for Strong Bones

…(Quality supplements often include betaine HCl along with calcium.) Calcium citrate is a more expensive option for bone health. Several studies have shown that calcium citrate is approximately 25 percent better absorbed than other forms of calcium. However, people’s ability to absorb different…

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Do The Types of Magnesium and Types of Calcium Matter?

…on calcium have used this type and have shown that it is as bioavailable as calcium in milk. However, people with low stomach acid may not be able to absorb this form as well as the more expensive calcium citrate. The same is true for the different types of magnesium. Though magnesium citrate and…

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Osteoporosis Drugs Don’t Always Make Strong Bones

…supplemental calcium for strong bones are calcium citrate, ascorbate, gluconate and malate. For proper absorption and metabolism, calcium should be balanced with magnesium in a 2:1 or 1:1 ratio. * Vitamin D (5,000 IU daily) helps control calcium balance in the body and facilitates calcium absorption…

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Better Bone Density? Hop to It!

…osteoporosis, consider taking 680 mg of elemental strontium, in the form of strontium citrate, in divided doses on an empty stomach at least two hours before or after eating or taking calcium supplements. Strontium citrate is available online and in some health food stores. Now it’s your turn:…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…FruiteX-B™, which has been shown to be more bioavailable than boron citrate), 681 mg of strontium, and 40 mg of MBP. Note: Strontium must be taken on an empty stomach (at bedtime or two hours after eating) as calcium interferes with its absorption. * Eat more plant foods. Scores of independent…

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