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CALCIUM WITH D (UNFLAVORED) CALCIUM WITH D (UNFLAVORED)

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This is a hypoallergenic formulation of calcium powder with vitamin D that has been specially designed for individuals with special requirements and sensitivities.
The powder is an unflavored blend of calcium carbonate and calcium citrate with no additives. It mixes easily in food or beverages and can be used in baking at moderate temperatures. It has been successfully incorporated into cookies, pancakes, muffins and other baked goods; however, some of the vitamin D content may be lost if used in baking.
What is calcium and why might I need more?
Calcium is an essential mineral that your body needs every day. Calcium plays a number of important roles in the body. A deficiency can cause numerous adverse health issues. First, calcium is the major constituent of bones and teeth. More than 98% of the body’s calcium is found in those structures. In the rest of the body, calcium supports heart function, circulation, nerve function and muscle tone.
If insufficient calcium results from poor dietary intake, the body can "rob" calcium from the bones to make up the shortage. When this happens, low peak bone mass can result; this means that there will be a low amount of bone mass present at maturity. Low peak bone mass can be a contributing factor to the development of a potentially crippling disease of weak, thin, fragile bones called osteoporosis. More than 25 million people in the United States have this multifactorial disease, which is also affected by race, sex, heredity, body stature, diet, exercise level and lifestyle. Excess alcohol consumption and smoking are also considered risk factors in osteoporosis. Building and maintaining good bone health through adequate calcium intake throughout life is linked to a reduced risk of osteoporosis by optimizing bone mass. Calcium intake exceeding 200% of the recommended daily intake (2000 mg) has no further known benefit.

This is a hypoallergenic formulation of calcium powder with vitamin D that has been specially designed for individuals with special requirements and sensitivities.
The powder is an unflavored blend of calcium carbonate and calcium citrate with no additives. It mixes easily in food or beverages and can be used in baking at moderate temperatures. It has been successfully incorporated into cookies, pancakes, muffins and other baked goods; however, some of the vitamin D content may be lost if used in baking.
What is calcium and why might I need more?
Calcium is an essential mineral that your body needs every day. Calcium plays a number of important roles in the body. A deficiency can cause numerous adverse health issues. First, calcium is the major constituent of bones and teeth. More than 98% of the body’s calcium is found in those structures. In the rest of the body, calcium supports heart function, circulation, nerve function and muscle tone.
If insufficient calcium results from poor dietary intake, the body can "rob" calcium from the bones to make up the shortage. When this happens, low peak bone mass can result; this means that there will be a low amount of bone mass present at maturity. Low peak bone mass can be a contributing factor to the development of a potentially crippling disease of weak, thin, fragile bones called osteoporosis. More than 25 million people in the United States have this multifactorial disease, which is also affected by race, sex, heredity, body stature, diet, exercise level and lifestyle. Excess alcohol consumption and smoking are also considered risk factors in osteoporosis. Building and maintaining good bone health through adequate calcium intake throughout life is linked to a reduced risk of osteoporosis by optimizing bone mass. Calcium intake exceeding 200% of the recommended daily intake (2000 mg) has no further known benefit.