Now Calcium Citrate

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Now Calcium Citrate 250 tabs

MSRP: $27.99

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Calcium Citrate Overview

NOW Food's bestselling Calcium Citrate offers a lot more than just calcium citrate but falls a bit short of being a complete bone formula since it lacks vitamin K and boron. It does have the other critical nutrients for bone health, though. Magnesium at 300 mg per 2 tablet dose, from a combination of highly absorbable magnesium aspartate and not-so absorbable magnesium oxide. Trace elements zinc, copper and manganese are all in the desirable amino acid chelated form. Vitamin D is an important inclusion in any calcium formula, very safe, and very inexpensive from a manufacturing standpoint. Experts are recommending 1000-2000 IU a day for most people. Multis might provide 50-400 at the most. In light of that, NOW Calcium Citrate's 100 IU of vitamin D seems like a woefully small dose.

Most multivitamins cannot supply the the full days supply of minerals in one dose, since calcium and magnesium alone require 3-4 tablets. Instead, they provide some calcium and magnesium and people use products like NOW's Calcium Citrate as a mineral booster to close the gaps. The few nutrients that it lacks in terms of bone health vitamin K and boron, are already supplied by most multis.

Calcium Citrate Description from Now
Calcium Citrate is a readily digested and absorbed form of Calcium. The trace minerals and Vitamin D are added because of their essential role in bone metabolism.*

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 tabs
Servings Per Container: 125
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
Vitamin D100IU25
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Manufacturer's Directions
As a dietary supplement, take 2 tablets 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals.

By: on 1/05/2016


This supplement has changed my families life. It doesnt just have a noticeable impact on sickness it completely prevents it. It improves my 5 children moods and well-being. One of the first supplements I actually could tell the difference. We live in Alaska and this has improved our health tremendously. The tablets not so much. I prefer the capsules wouldnt waste the money on the tabs.

By: on 4/30/2008

Hey NOW Foods, this is more than just a calcium citrate, its nearly a complete bone formula

This is an easy product to overlook because most customers nowadays dont use calcium-only products; better bets are the complete bone formulas that have the other nutrients needed to best utilize calcium in terms of bone health. NOWs Calcium Citrate is a complete bone mineral formula, with magnesium, manganese, zinc and more. It might save you some money over your more expensive bone formulas.

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