Now Foods, Red Mineral Algae, 180 Veggie Caps
By Now Foods
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- Joint Health
- Vegetarian Calcium
- Calcium, Magnesium and Trace Minerals Derived from Red Marine Algae
- Plus Vegetarian Vitamin D
- Aquamin Nature's Perfect Calcium
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Aquamin is a mineral supplement derived from red algae harvested off the coasts of Ireland and Iceland. Aquamin is an abundant vegetarian source of bioavailable Calcium and Magnesium and has over 70 other important trace minerals. Research has indicated that this multi-mineral complex may support a health inflammatory response, as well as proper bone mineralization. Clinical studies demonstrate that Aquamin can help to support joint comfort and mobility. This formula also supplies vegetarian-sourced Vitamin D to further support bone health.
As a dietary supplement, take 4 Vcaps daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking these other NOW products: Flex Mobility and MSM.
Cellulose (capsule), stearic acid (vegetable source), magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 4 Veg Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 45|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol)||1,000 IU||250%|
|Calcium (from Aquamin TG||1.0 g (1,000 mg)||100%|
|Magnesium (from Aquamin TG||80 mg||20%|
|Aquamin TG (as Mineralized Red Algae Sea Minerals)
(Lithothamnium corallioides/Lithothamnium calcareum) (Whole Plant)
|3.5 g (3,500 mg)||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I WAS CONCEREND ABOUT THIS PRODUCT AS AMOUNTS ARE NOT LISTED AND THE OCEAN IS NOT VERY CLEAN ANYMORE. WROTE TO NOW AND HERE IS THEIR REPLY. THIS IS NOT CONSIDERED ORGANIC OR WILDCRAFTED. SOME RESEARCH INTO OCEAN HARVESTING AND I THREW THIS ITEM AWAY Not Organic certified material. Harvested from the North antlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland. While not measured sea derived materials can be a source for trace minerals including boron and Calcium, Carbonate, Flouride, Silicon, Nitrogen, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iodine, Chromium, Iron, Manganese, Titanium, Rubidium, Cobalt, Copper, Antimony, Arsenic, Molybdenum, Strontium, Zinc, Nickel, Tungsten, Scandium, Tin, Lanthanum, Yttrium, Barium, Silver, Uranium, Gallium, Ziconium, Vanadium, Beryllium, Tellurium, Bismuth, Hafnium, Terbium, Europium, Gadolinium, Samarium, Cerium, Cesium, Gold, Dysprosiu, Holmium, Lutetium, Thulium, Erbium, Ytterblum, Neodymium, Praeseodymium, Niobium, Tantalum, Thorium, Thallium, Rhenium, Platinum. Thank you for your inquiry, NOW Science & Nutrition Group
Started taking this upon the recommendation of Dr. Oz. Yes I know he tells you all the time to take this or that but when he said this would help with joint pain I figured what the heck. I had nothing to lose but my pain. I have bad arthritis in my knee and hand. I am an operating room nurse and cant afford to be in pain, so I tried it. Can't believe that after only a few weeks, my joints feel so much better. I will continue to take this since it works so good for me.
Vegetarian Source of Calcium supplement
Posted by RichardLee on May 02, 2016
Good source of vegetarian calcium supplement in a capsule. No smell and easy to take and also at a good price.
best calcium i've ever used! not in arteries.
Posted by Reviewer2890237 on Mar 06, 2016
this is by far the best calcium i've ever used. i love that it's vegan/vegetarian, and it does not calcify your arteries the way some calcium can. i take it with magnesium malate, boron, now k-2, and d-3, and my nails grow like crazy. the unmistakable nail growth lets me know it's going where it's supposed to and i feel that my bones are healthier because of it. plus, it does not constipate me at all, like other calciums did. highly recommend!
Great for older bones!
Posted by Reviewer3353792 on Jan 22, 2016
I take this as a natural source of minerals that are good for the bones and although as a woman over seventy I am in the risk category for broken hips and osteoporosis I have none of these sypmtoms and my bones are still very strong.
Good plant-based source of calcium
Posted by Reviewer3080549 on Apr 14, 2015
This is an affordable, trustworthy source of calcium that is more bio-available than calcium carbonate, so it gets absorbed instead of ending up making deposits that lodge in your tissues and cause problems, and doesn't add to the depletion of coral. The only downside is these are really large capsules, and you have to take four!