The first supplement that comes to mind when we consider osteoporosis is calcium. There's no doubt that calcium is important to build up and maintain the strength of our bones, but high levels in our diets or in supplements do not necessarily mean that the calcium is actually reaching our bones. When we consume calcium we need both stomach acid and vitamin D in order to absorb calcium properly. Many other nutrients are equally crucial for healthy bones, and these include magnesium, vitamin C vitamin D, zinc and boron. This is why it is important not to focus exclusively on calcium as a supplement for bone health, but to take a range of nutrients that are important for the bones.
Magnesium Malate provides a complex of malic acid and magnesium. Magnesium contributes to a number of important functions including normal muscle function and maintenance of normal bones and teeth as well as contributing to normal energy metabolism.
Mag 2:1 Cal provides a balanced ratio of magnesium and calcium in well-absorbed succinate form. Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth and magnesium contributes to the normal functioning of the muscles and nervous system.
ﾓMore than 50% of the UKﾒs adult population has insufficient vitamin D levels, and 16% have a severe deficiency during winter and springﾔ. *
Why is it so important to maintain sufficient vitamin D levels? Because research has shown that this versatile nutrient plays a key role in keeping in good health, both mentally and physically. For example, it has been found to...
Magnesium Taurate provides magnesium and the amino acid L-taurine. Magnesium contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue, normal energy-yielding metabolism, the normal function of the nervous system and normal muscle function.
Vitamin C Support is made from magnesium ascorbate, an alkaline form of vitamin C - not to be confused with ascorbic acid which can act as an irritant - and is easily assimilated by your body allowing for maximum absorption and effectiveness.
Vitamin C Support also contains Bilberry which is an excellent antioxidant.