Calcium is a mineral nutrient which is in our bones and teeth. It is essential to keep our skeletal system healthy, for muscle contraction, nervous and cardiovascular systems, blood clotting and for our immune system. Women in particular need to maintain their calcium levels as they grow older, to maintain strong bone structure.
As it relatively difficult to absorb, calcium supplements often come mixed with other vitamins and/or minerals, which assist with absorption and increase potency. As calcium deficiency is fairly common it is one of the most prescribed mineral supplements.
- Dairy products, canned salmon (especially the bones) and kelp are the best natural sources of calcium, although it is also found in some nuts and seeds, green vegetables and wholegrains.
- You should know: People with prostate cancer, chronic kidney disease, or kidney stones should not take calcium supplements without first consulting a doctor.
- Did you know… Calcium is the most abundant mineral in our bodies. An average male has about 1.5kg of calcium in his bones and teeth.
Schuessler Tissue Salts Kidz Strong Bones and Teeth 100 tabs
For slow developing teeth and bones.NZ $11.05 NZ $8.40
Nutralife Super Calcium Complete, 120 tabs
Specially formulated for bone support.NZ $42.90 NZ $25.71
Solgar Calcium Magnesium Citrate Tablets 100
Rapid dissolving-suitable for vegans.NZ $37.30 NZ $27.75
Go Calcium 1-a-Day Capsules 120
Perfect synergy of Calcium, Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 which work together for superior absorption and bone health.NZ $59.90 NZ $36.24
Go Calcium 1-a-Day Capsules 60
Perfect synergy of Calcium, Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 which work together for superior absorption and bone health.NZ $35.90 NZ $21.72
Sanderson Superior Total Calcium Tablets 120
Assists in maintaining strong, healthy bones and optimal bone density whilst protecting against a calcium nutritional deficiency.NZ $40.90 NZ $18.40
Sanderson Superior Total Calcium Tablets 60
Assists in maintaining strong, healthy bones and optimal bone density whilst protecting against a calcium nutritional deficiency.NZ $23.60 NZ $10.59
Lifestream CC Flax Powder 200g
Contains three of nature’s most powerful nutritious, protective and balancing whole foods for optimum female health - Calcium, Cranberry & Flaxseed.NZ $39.90 NZ $25.85
Nutralife Liquid Calcium plus Vitamin D3 Capsules 60
Supports healthy bones + Calcium absorption and use.NZ $23.90 NZ $13.23
Ethical Nutrients Ethi Cal Bone Builder With Vitamin D Powder 180g
High Strength Calcium from Hydroxyapatite may assist in the prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis.NZ $36.05 NZ $33.23
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