Genestra Cal Mag Vanilla Liquid Plus 15.2 oz (450 ml)
Citrate formula with vitamins D & K
Calcium and magnesium along with therapeutic dosages of vitamins D and K to help develop and maintain bones. (1, 2) deal for use during pregnancy.
Delicious, natural vanilla-flavored formula.
High bioavailability potential
Calcium and magnesium are delivered in citrate form providing superior bioavailability (3, 4) and moderate protection from bone loss. (5)
Cal Mag Vanilla Liquid + is a delicious, natural vanilla-flavoured comprehensive bone support formula that contains calcium and magnesium along with therapeutic dosages of other important vitamins. Calcium intake, when combined with sufficient vitamin D, a healthy diet, and regular exercise, may reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis. (6) Magnesium and Vitamin K help in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth. (7)
References: 1. Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD). Product Monograph – Multi-Vitamin/Mineral Supplement [internet] October 22, 2007 [Accessed Sept 17 2010]. Available at: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/applications/licen-prod/monogra.... 2. NHPD. Product Monograph – Multi-Vitamin/Mineral Supplement. 2007. 3. Heller HJ, Greer LG, Haynes SD, Poindexter JR, Pak CY. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic comparison of two calcium supplements in postmenopausal women. J Clin Pharmacol. 2000 Nov;40(11):1237-44. 4. Dawson-Hughes B, Harris SS, Krall EA, Dallal GE. Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone density in men and women 65 years of age or older. N Engl J Med. (1997) Sep 4;337(10):670-6. Pubmed. Internet. 2 Sept. 2010. 5. Heller 1237-44. 6. NHPD. Product Monograph – Multi-Vitamin/Mineral Supplement. 2007. 7. NHPD. Product Monograph – Multi-Vitamin/Mineral Supplement. 2007.
Additional product info: • In men and women 65 years of age or older, dietary supplementation with 500 mg calcium and 700 IU vitamin D moderately reduced bone loss over a three-year study period and reduced the incidence of nonvertebral fractures. (1)
References: 1 Dawson-Hughes 670-6.
Other ingredients: purified water, xylitol, natural vanilla flavor, citric acid, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, stevia leaf extract (glucosylsteviosides)