Calcium (microcrystalline hydroxyapatite) is a nutritional supplement made by Pure Encapsulations, manufacturers of hypo allergenic nutrition supplements. Every batch of finished products are tested and certified by independent laboratories. All products are manufactured under conditions similar to those employed in making pharmaceutical grade drugs and complies with the FDA GMP guidelines. More Information on the Manufacturing and Quality Control of this supplement.
About Calcium (microcrystalline hydroxyapatite):
*Calcium microcrystalline hydroxyapatite is a calcium compound, which contains minerals in their natural ratios, as well as residues of matrix, proteins, and glycosaminoglycans.
Calcium microcrystalline hydroxyapatite supports bone mineral composition and reduces risk of osteoporosis†.
Stellon A et al. Microcrystalline hydroxyapatite compound in prevention of bone loss in corticosteroid-treated patients with chronic active hepatits. Postgrad Med J 1985 Sep;61(719):791-796.
Ingredients and Dosage:
each vegetable capsule contains:
calcium (microcrystalline hydroxyapatite) (bovine) 300 mg.
2–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with or between meals.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. See Disclaimer
†Risk factors for osteoporosis include sex, race, age and inadequate calcium intake. Populations at highest risk for osteoporosis include Caucasian, Asian, and postmenopausal women, and elderly women and men. Adequate calcium intake throughout life is linked to a reduced risk of osteoporosis, as calcium helps to optimize peak bone mass during adolescence and early adulthood in conjunction with exercise and healthy diet. Calcium intake greater than 2,000 mg per day has no further known benefit to bone health.
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