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Now Foods, Bone Strength, 240 Capsules
By Now Foods151 Reviews
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0.95 lbs (0.43 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-01229
- UPC Code: 733739012296
- Package Quantity: 240 Capsules
- Dimensions: 3 x 3 x 6.125 in, 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Supports Bone Health
- MCHA for Bone & Teeth Strength
- With Vitamins and Minerals for Comprehensive Support
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite (MCHA) is a natural compound that makes up the crystalline matrix of bone and teeth, and is the substance that gives them their rigidity. MCHA is a source highly absorbable Calcium and Phosphorus, which are the major mineral components of bone. NOW Bone Strength is a comprehensive bone support product with MCHA. It also contains Magnesium and other important minerals, as well as Vitamins C, D and K to aid in the synthesis and maintenance of bone tissue. NOW Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite (MCHA) is derived exclusively from Australian cattle.
As a dietary supplement, take 4 capsules daily, in 1 to 2 divided doses, preferably with food.
Gelatin (capsule), cellulose, glucosamine potassium sulfate complex, stearic acid (vegetable source), magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica.
Contains shellfish (crab, shrimp, lobster, crayfish).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish or tree nut ingredients.
Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing theses allergens.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
|Serving Size: 4 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Protein (from MCHA and Amino Acid Chelates)||1 g||2%*|
|Vitamin C (from Magnesium Ascorbate)||133 mg||222%|
|Vitamin D-3 (as Cholecalciferol)||667 IU||167%|
|Vitamin K-2 (as Menaquinone)||67 mcg||84%|
|Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamine HCl)||3 mg||200%|
|Calcium (from MCHA)||667 mg||67%|
|Phosphorus (from MCHA)||287 mg||29%|
|Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Ascorbate)||400 mg||100%|
|Zinc (from Zinc Amino Acid Chelate)||7 mg||47%|
|Copper (from Copper Amino Acid Chelate)||0.6 mg||30%|
|Manganese (from Manganese Amino Acid Chelate)||2 mg||100%|
|Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) (Aerial parts)||67 mg||†|
|Boron (from Amino Acid Chelate)||1.2 mg||†|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
MCHA = Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have done a lot of research on Calcium, and half the supplements out there aren't readily absorbed and useable by our body. This supplement, made with Hydroxyapatite, is of the same structure of teeth and bones (a mineral of Calcium and Phosphorus) and is almost entirely bio-available. My daughter, whose teeth erupted with Enamel Hypoplasia (due to my calcium deficiency as I was nursing) and had small caries- has seen almost complete remineralization and HEALING since I started taking the supplement and used it on her teeth. As these are easily opened capsules I would sprinkle a little on her toothbrush and brush her teeth with this and a good anti-bacterial fluoride-free toothpaste (I like Weleda Calendula Toothpaste) I feel great! I also take this with Extra Virgin Organic Coconut oil and Caprylic Acid as these facilitate Calcium and Magnesium absorption.
I have fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and bone spurs in my neck, ruptured discs, and degenerative disc disease from the top of my spine to the bottom. I'm also menopausal, so I need calcium. I've tried a lot of high-quality calcium supplements and formulas. All of them gave me tight muscles and made my pain so bad that I couldn't take them. For years now I've only been able to take Magnesium Malate for my bones and pain. UNTIL I tried Bone Strength! With this supplement, my pain has actually improved about 80%. This is a brilliant formula! Wish I could give it 10 stars.