Pioneer Nutritional Formulas, Calcium Magnesium, 120 Tablets (Discontinued Item)
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- Clinician Formulated
- Proven by Professionals
- Gluten Free
- Hydroxyapatite, Citrate & Malate
- Vitamin D
- Trace Minerals
- Bone Protein
- Dietary Supplement
This product features exceptionally well-utilized forms of calcium (microcrystalline hydroxyapatite [MCH], citrate and malate), plus vitamin D-3, boron and magnesium from three sources for enhanced bioavailability. Pioneer's pure quality MCH comes from the freeze-dried, whole bone of pasture-fed New Zealand or Australian cattle. Its naturally proportioned complex of inherent bone matrix proteins and key trace minerals provides added nutritive support for healthy bone density.
Use only as directed. Take 4 tablets daily with food.
Cellulose, silica, vegetable magnesium stearate, stearic acid.
This product has been independently verified gluten-free. It contains no added artificial preservatives, colors or flavors and undergoes a rigorous heavy metal, pesticide, herbicide and fungicide screening process.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 4 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Vitamin D-3 (cholecalciferol)||400 IU||100%|
|Calcium (2:1:1 microcrystalline hydroxyapatite:citrate:malate)||1,000 mg||100%|
|Phosphorus (from freeze-dried bovine bone)||180 mg||18%|
|Magnesium (1:1 aspartate: amino acid chelate: oxide)||500 mg||125%|
|Matrix Proteins (from freeze-dried bovine bone)||440 mg||*|
|Trace Minerals Complex (as sea vegetation [lithothamnion spp.] and freeze-dried bovine bone)||210 mg||*|
|Boron (1:1:1 aspartate:glycinate:citrate)||3 mg||*|
|†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
*Daily Value not established.
I have been using this product from Pioneer for over 5 years. I like the fact that they use a form of calcium from Grass fed bovine bone and include trace minerals from a seaweed source. They also include a small amount of vitamin D3 (not much) which research has shown is a more desirable form than D2. The magnesium is needed to absorb the calcium. Boron is an important trace mineral needed to prevent bone demineralization (osteoporosis). It is typically found in root vegetables but with aggressive farming techniques I am not confidant I will always get enough. Although it is a tablet, it does dissolve well. I have tested it in vinegar. If you found this review helpful, kindly visit my iHerb home page and read more of my reviews. Just click on my handle name above to get there. Peace and good health.