Calcium Magnesium with Vitamin D3
- Size: 120 Vegetarian Capsules
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BioBalance Calcium Magnesium with Vitamin D3 combines three important nutrients for bone health and joint mobility. A sustainably harvested red seaweed (Lithothamnium sp.) from the North Atlantic seabed provides a vegetarian source of calcium and magnesium, plus 72 naturally occurring trace minerals including boron. Magnesium citrate is added to give an effective calcium to magnesium ratio of approximately 1.3 to 1 for healthy metabolism and to optimise calcium absorption. Vitamin D3 completes the formula as a vital regulator of calcium absorption and distribution in the body.
Calcium is the main mineral component of bones and teeth, and poor absorption is the key contributing factor when bones become so weak, brittle and fragile that they break easily. To build and maintain strong bones and teeth, your body needs adequate supplies of calcium with its companion nutrients magnesium and vitamin D. Boron is a trace mineral used by the body to prevent bone loss, and is lacking in many New Zealand soils. Ocean-derived natural sources are the best way to supplement trace mineral deficiencies.
To maximize bone uptake of dietary calcium, your body must have a proportionate intake of magnesium. These two essential macro-minerals work in close relationship, in a ratio similar to that which our ancestral diet provided – 1.3 calcium to 1 magnesium. The outer limit of a healthy calcium : magnesium balance is the 2:1 ratio found in most supplements (and erroneously promoted as an ideal ratio). Calcium is regulated and controlled by magnesium, and any ratio greater than 2:1 does not support effective calcium metabolism.
Magnesium is also necessary to convert vitamin D3 into its active form, for its role in calcium absorption. Vitamin D3 is the natural form (cholecalciferol) of the hormone-like vitamin our bodies make naturally when our skin is exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Vitamin D deficiency is much more common than most people realise, even in New Zealand where we enjoy high sunshine hours. Covering up the skin and liberal use of sunblock prevent absorption of the ultraviolet rays needed, which contributes to inadequate vitamin D levels in many people. Vitamin D and magnesium are the top two most common deficiencies in industrially developed countries.
As well as bone health, maintaining muscle condition is another key area where calcium and magnesium work together. A healthy skeleton relies on muscle integrity to keep it mobilised. Calcium’s role is to contract muscle, while magnesium relaxes it. Without enough magnesium muscles can become cramped and sore. Magnesium also helps the body remove used calcium so it doesn’t form crystals that lodge in joints or form bony spurs and arterial plaques. It is very important in heart muscle and cardiovascular health.
While people of all ages and stages of life need good dietary sources of calcium and magnesium to stay healthy, some have a greater need for good quality supplementation of these minerals, together with vitamin D. There is a higher risk of bone loss during pregnancy or post-menopause for women, and in elderly people, those who don’t exercise or go out in the sun much, and people of any age on a low-protein, high-alcohol/caffeine diet.
This supplement provides three important nutrients for healthy bones, teeth and muscles, a restful sleep and a calm nervous system.
- Healthy calcium metabolism
- Strong bones and teeth
- Joint mobility
- Muscle relaxation & heart health
- Restful sleep
Ingredients Per Serving (2 Capsules)
Marine algae (lithothamnium sp.) calcified seaweed 800mg (equiv 270mg elemental calcium)
Magnesium citrate 880mg (equiv 130mg elemental magnesium)
Vitamin D3 400IU
This product contains calcium from calcified red algae. It does not contain coral.
Adults: Take 1-2 capsules twice daily with food.
People allergic to shellfish or seafood should not use this product.
Always read the label and use as directed.
Supplementary to a balanced diet.
Or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store below 30°C in a dry place.
TAPS Code: 7866
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I take this each evening as I find the magnesium content helps settle the mind to allow me to fall asleep more easily. I love how this has vitamin D too, and I don’t really eat or consume dairy so like the calcium content. I do notice when I run out and don’t take them for a few days.
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