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What Is It?
Cal/Mag w/Cofactors (powder) provides key nutrients to promote calcium utilization and enhance healthy bone mineralization. This unique formula combines highly bioavailable forms of calcium, magnesium, vitamin D, silica, boron and xylitol in a lemon-lime flavored powder for convenient dosing.‡
Uses For Cal/Mag w/Cofactors (powder)
Cal/Mag with Cofactors offers key nutrients to promote calcium utilization in the body as well as enhance healthy bone mineralization.‡ The product may reduce the risk of osteoporosis**‡
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies have reported statistically significant benefits of calcium supplementation for bone health. Magnesium, like calcium, is an essential bone matrix mineral that promotes healthy bone metabolism. A trial involving 2,038 older individuals indicated that higher intakes of magnesium were positively associated with bone mineralization for certain individuals. Vitamin D promotes intestinal calcium and phosphorous absorption and reduces urinary calcium loss, essential mechanisms for maintaining healthy calcium levels in the body and for healthy bone composition. A recent 7-year study involving 36,282 women indicated that combined supplementation of calcium and vitamin D promoted healthy hip bones. Boron supports calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and vitamin D metabolism and plays a role in reducing urinary calcium and magnesium excretion. In addition, it strengthens the connective structure in bone matrix. Silica is a component of connective tissue and studies have suggested that it supports bone and collagen formation. A cross-sectional study involving 2,847 people suggests that optimal silicon intake is positively related to bone mineral health, particularly for cortical bone. Research suggests xylitol may help facilitate intestinal absorption and retention of calcium, as well as promote healthy bone structure and strength‡
Made with hypoallergenic, vegetarian ingredients.
Convenient powder formula for easy dispensing.
**When providing adequate calcium throughout life as part of a well balanced diet.
‡These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. These therapies are not substitutes for standard medical care. Consult your physician before taking this or any other product.
1 scoop daily, mixed with 8 oz water, or as directed by a health professional.
At this time, there are no known adverse reactions. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Potential Drug Interactions
At this time, there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications. Consult your physician for more information.