Vibrant Health, Super Natural Calcium Powder, 200g (Discontinued Item)
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- Where Science & Nature Meet
- Plant Based-Raw Food*
- A Treasure Trove of Nutrients
*Raw Food is a food that has not been altered by any method that would change it's basic chemical structure through heating over 118 degrees Fahrenheit.
Hydrilla verticillata is a rooted fresh water plant renowned for nutrient density and bland taste. Its high values of calcium and vitamin B12 (among others) make it a food of special value to vegans and other classes of vegetarians.
Hydrilla Verticillata does not contain additives of any kind. This product is supremely suited for vegetarians.
As a food supplement, take one (1) tablespoon daily (or more as directed by a health professional) mixed into a beverage or food of your choice.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 level tablespoon (4.75 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 42|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from fat||0.9|
|Total Fat||0.1 gm||0.154%|
|Total Carbohydrate||2.7 g||0.9%|
|Dietary Fiber||2 gm||8%|
|Vitamin A (from beta carotene)||5454 i.u.||109%|
|Vitamin C||6.53 mg||11%|
|Vitamin E||2.77 i.u.||9%|
|Vitamin B6||4.5 mg||225%|
|Vitamin B12||475 mcg||7,750%|
|Pantothenic Acid||8.4 mg||84%|
|GLA (gamma linolenic acid)||3 mg||*|
|Aspartic acid||69 mg||*|
|Glutamic acid||76 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|2,000 Calories||2,500 Calories|
|Total Fat||Less than 65 gm||50 gm|
|Saturated Fat||Less than 20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than 300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than 2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 gm||375 gm|
|Dietary Fiber||25 gm||30 gm|
|Calories Per Gram:
Fat: 9 • Carbohydrate: 4 • Protein: 4
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am a 57 year old woman who took calcium all the time 7 years ago but still had bone density loss. I just had a recheck after taking this product since 2002 and there is NO bone loss at all! Great product!!
This product is great. I have been adding it to my morning fruit smoothies - I can't taste it, but my body loves it!
great form of calcium
Posted by Reviewer2414245 on Dec 08, 2009
I am very cautious about taking calcium supplements after reading a book about calcium by Douglas Mulhall & Katja Hansen. Very illuminating. This product fits the bill nicely because it is plant-based, even though it doesn't taste that great. But I mix it in green drinks or with other foods so I never taste it. Older folks should note, though, that it does have some iron in it.
Worthwhile supplement for certain nutrients.
Posted by Reviewer1374200 on Feb 06, 2009
Good daily 'top up' supplement, I was assured of its potency after taking 3 measures in a day and felt noticably more energetic.
Green Calcium too high in iron...
Posted by Reviewer2963961 on Jun 08, 2008
I bought this product thinking it would be a great surce of natural calcium but found that it tastes terrible, can plug you up, and is way too high in iron for most people. I wish I had read the iron content before purchasing. It tastes like some kind of algae product that should be kept in a fish tank or sea. Sorry, this one is thumbs down for me.
Posted by Reviewer2964367 on Jan 11, 2008
I was introduced to Green Calcium by knowledgeable employee at Wild Oats in Tucson. It completely agrees with my body. It was difficult to get used to the texture and non-taste, but now I mix it with half water and half guava juice. Much easier. Also I let it soak for a while. Have just started the 2nd container of powder. Am grateful I can order it on line as it is not available in Canada.