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Calcium Magnesium with Zinc Powder 100g

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NAPPI CODE 712910001 (use this code to claim from medical aid)

  • OSTEOPOROSIS
  • CARDIO PROTECTIVE
  • CELL PROTECTION
  • PRE-MENSTRUAL SYNDROME
  • FATIGUE
  • FIBROMYALIGIA
  • MIGRAINES / TENSION HEADACHES
  • IMMUNE SUPPORT
  • BONE HEALTH
  • ANTI-ARTHRITIC
  • MALE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • COLLAGEN PRODUCTION
  • MINERAL CHELATION

Dosage

1 tsp daily with water or fruit juice.

The NIH consensus panel on osteoporosis have suggested an intake of 1000mg/day of calcium by estrogen replete premenopausal women and for postmenopausal women treated with estrogen.

An intake of 1500mg/day is suggested for untreated postmenopausal women.

Up to 2500mg calcium/day is suggested as an upper safety level.

 

Potential applications

This combination of minerals provides support for a wide range of applications including; osteoporosisor bone fractures, neuro-muscular disorders e.g. fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), cardiovascular conditions e.g. hypertension, the elderly, and sports nutrition (zinc, magnesium, and malic acid are required for efficient energy metabolism (ATP production).

Other applications include hypertension in pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, PMS, PCOS, muscle cramps, hearing loss, bronchial constriction, insulin resistance, acne, male sexual function, and macular degeneration.

 

Known contraindications

Patients with hyperparathyroidism, severe heart disease or cancer should consult their physician before introducing calcium/magnesium supplementation.

Interactions

Vitamin D is required for effective absorption of calcium. Daily exposure to sunshine, regular exercise and a multi-nutrient formula containing vitamin D and other synergistic nutrients is suggested for optimum bone protection.

Calcium in either food or supplemental form has been shown to inhibit iron absorption by 49 to 62% when ingested together.

Caffeine increases urinary output of calcium.

 

Useful links

Fibromyalgia – ‘High Five’ multi-vitamin and mineral, Rhodiola, Hemp seed oil, Co-Q10

Note – Interestingly the calcium found in broccoli is twice as bio-available as that found in cow’s milk.

Physical deficiency signs that correlate with a low zinc status include poor night vision, growth retardation, testicular atrophy, mouth ulcers, a white coating on the tongue, and marked halitosis.