Calcium Citrate w/Vitamin D

Calcium and Vitamin D are essential for developing and maintaining healthy bones and muscle function.

Benefits of Calcium Citrate w/Vitamin D

  • Supports bone health
  • Supports blood pressure
  • Preferred form after bariatric surgery
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  • Fish-free Egg-Free
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  • Shellfish-Free Shellfish-Free
  • Treenut-Free Treenut-Free
  • Peanut-Free Peanut-Free
  • Soybeans-Free Soybeans-Free

How Calcium Citrate w/Vitamin D works

Calcium is one of the most critical and abundant minerals in the body. Every cell in our body relies on this key nutrient. Calcium is known for its role in bone health and is especially essential for post-bariatric health. Calcium citrate is the only form of calcium recommended by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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Breaking it down

Below we've broken down the main functions of our Calcium Citrate w/Vitamin D and the benefits it can provide.

Calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D, taken with a healthy diet and physical activity may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. This combination has also been shown to reduce the risk of falls in older adults.

Calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D have been shown to reduce blood pressure, assisting blood vessels to tighten and relax.

After bariatric surgery, UCSF Health recommends taking 1,200 to 2,000 mg each day in two to three divided dosages in the form of Calcium Citrate.

What the research says

Calcium citrate is more easily absorbed, especially for those with reduced stomach acid. Our calcium citrate supplement contains vitamin D to help optimize calcium absorption and encourage bone function and maintenance.

  • 1. https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-HealthProfessional/

  • 2. Margolis KL, Ray RM, Van horn L, et al. Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: the Women''s Health Initiative Randomized Trial. Hypertension. 2008;52(5):847-55.

  • 3. Life After Bariatric Surgery. UCSF Medical Center. https://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/life_after_bariatric_surgery/. Accessed March 11, 2019.

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Ingredients

Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol), Calcium (from calcium citrate)

Found In

Bariatric Support Formula, Switch Support

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