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Some Facts About Calcium.
There is more
the body than any other mineral. Almost all of the body's calcium is found in
the bones and teeth. Over 20 percent of an adults bone calcium is reabsorbed and
replaced every year. New bone cells are formed as old ones break down. calcium
is one of the most deficient
in the average American woman's diet.
Natural Sources of Calcium :
Include milk, milk products, soybeans, tofu, sardines, salmon, walnuts,
sunflower seeds, kale, broccoli, collard greens and alfalfa seeds.
What May Cause Calcium Depletion !
If you consume lots of soft drinks, be aware, because they are high in
phosphorus, you may be depleting your body of calcium and increasing your
chances of osteoporosis. Young children should be encouraged not to consume soft
drinks as the potential for calcium depletion during their young bone
development years can result in long term health risks. Discount Large
quantities of fat, oxalic acid (found in chocolate, rhubarb) and phytic acid are
also capable of preventing proper calcium.
Most Calcium Supplements are from Earth Minerals :
supplements such as aragonite, calcite and vaterite. These minerals are
found in rocks, sea shells, egg shells and similar. They are ground, washed and
then filtered. To try and improve absorption of these "earth minerals" by the
body, they are reacted with acids to form calcium supplement such as calcium
asparate, citrate or calcium hydroxide.
Supplement Alternatives :
An effective calcium alternative is the
Medicine preparations that are prepared by titration that allows for easy
absorption by the body.
Whole Food Calcium +
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