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Country Life, Target-Mins, Calcium-Magnesium Complex, 180 Tablets
By Country Life202 Reviews
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2.6 lbs (1.18 kg)
- Product Code: CLF-02481
- UPC Code: 015794024811
- Package Quantity: 180 Tablets
- Dimensions: 3.2 x 3.2 x 5.9 in, 1.55 lbs (0.7 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Established 1971
- Now! Thinner Tablets
- 1000 mg: 500 mg
- Gluten Free
- Formulated to Maximize Calcium Utilization
- Only 2 Tablets Per Day
- Dietary Supplement
Our Pledge of Integrity
Target-Mins are made with specific free-form amino acids and uses a calcium: phosphorus and calcium: magnesium ratio of 2:1 to support calcium utilization. Supports body availability of calcium. Adequate calcium as part of a healthful diet, along with exercise, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis later in life.
Adults take two (2) tablets daily. For best utilization, take with food. Do not exceed recommended dose. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care providers.
Cellulose, l-leucine, silica, vegetable glaze.
- Yes Certified Vegetarian by the AVA
- Yes Certified Gluten-Free by GFCO.ORG
- Yes Recyclable Packaging
- Yes Manufacturing Supports Winder Powder
- Yes Kosher
- No Yeast or Wheat
- No Soy or Milk
- No Sugar
- No Preservatives
- No Artificial Color
- No Magnesium Stearate
This product has been manufactured at a GMP Registered facility.
Caution: If you are pregnant or nursing, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking this product and consult your doctor.
Do not accept if seal is broken. Store between 59°-86°F.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 2 tablets|
|Serving Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Calcium (as calcium hydroxyapatite, citrate, aspartate, alpha-ketoglutarate, lysinate) †||1,000 mg||100%|
|Phosphorus (as calcium hydroxyapatite) †||500 mg||50%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide, citrate, aspartate, taurinate, alpha-ketoglutarate) †||500 mg||125%|
|†Country Life always labels minerals in elemental weight.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
As a nutritionist, I have been recommending and taking this formula for over 15 years. I know when a client takes Target-Mins Cal/Mag, they are taking a product which is highly absorpable and contains the body's natural calcium/magnesium ratio (2:1). The minerals are of excellent quality and time after time, my clients get the results they are looking for.
This is a pretty good calcium/magnesium formula since it uses amino acids to bind to the cal/mag so that it can be absorbed through the intestine wall instead of getting pas sed out. The weights are labelled in their elemental weight. Many cal/mag products do not state the elemental weight so it is hard to tell how much weight there are. The ideal ratio of cal/mag should be 1:1 since magnesium has many other uses (over 300 metabolic functions) as compared to calcium. This product uses 2:1 which isn’t too bad. The tablets are vegan and horse pill size so people might find it hard to swallow. The product also contains unusually many binders and flow agents. A healthy bone consists of many other minerals as well so it’s important to take trace minerals as well. Taking purely cal/mag over a long time will make the bone harder but more brittle as well if the trace minerals are not available. This is best taken with food as well since calcium requires strong acid to break down before absorption. For the best calcium/magnesium formula, try the food based minerals from Garden of Life, New Chapter or MegaFood. They might be more expensive but it’s definitely better. Pricewise, this is very cheap and lasts 3 months so stick to this if you are on budget. Check out my page for more reviews!