👉 Osteoporosis is a disease where bones become thin, weak, brittle and prone to fracture especially the spine, wrists and hips.

 

👉 It is destructive and painless until the thinned and weakened bones break during a fall or knocking against a hard surface. 

 

👉 Calcium and other minerals contribute to bone mineral density that helps strengthen and protect bones. 

 

About Calcium...

The most abundant mineral in the body and makes up 1.5-2% of the body by weight with 99% of this in the skeleton.
 
✅ Most of the body's calcium is found in bones and teeth.
 
✅ This mineral is naturally found in foods, added to some, available as dietary supplement, and present in some medicines.
 
✅ An adequate intake helps grow a healthy skeleton in early life and minimize bone loss later in life.
 
Calcium also plays an important role in regulating vital body processes such as blood coagulation, muscle contraction and nerve transmission.

What is amino acid chelated calcium, magnesium & zinc?

☑ Chelation naturally occurs during digestion, after stomach acid & enzymes break down protein into amino acids.  

☑ Amino acids bind to minerals, assisting their transport through the intestinal walls. 

☑ Unfortunately, the body is not efficient at producing chelated minerals.  

Key Actions of Amino Acid Chelated Calcium, Magnesium & Zinc

🔹Calcium

✅Strong bone & teeth
✅Maintain proper function of muscle & nerve

 

🔹Magnesium

✅Assist in calcium intake
✅Energy production
✅Maintain body's proper pH balance

 

🔹Zinc

✅Promotes healthy immune system
✅Promote wound healing
✅Helps to prevent acne through regulation of oil gland

References:

1. Marchetti M, et al. 2000, "Comparison of the rates of vitamin degradation when mixed with metal sulphates or metal amino acid chelates:,  Journal of Food Compostion Analysis, vol. 13(6), pp. 875-884.

2. Weaver CM, et al. 2020, "Absorption of calcium fumarate salts is equivalent to other calcium salts when measured in the rat model",  Journal of Agriculture Food Chemistry. vol. 50(17), pp.4974-4975.

3. Hu et al.  2018, "Progress in the Study of Calcium Formulations", Research Review on Drug Delivery, vol. 2 (2)

4. Johnell O and Kanis JA 2006, "An estimate of the worldwide prevalence and disability asscociated with osteoporotic fractures", Osteoporosis International, vol. 17:1726.

5. Melton IJ, 3rd, Atkinson EJ, O'Connor MK, et al. 1998, "Bone density and fracture risk in men", Journal of Bone Mineral Research, vol. 13:1915.

6. Kanis JA, Johnell O, Oden A, et al. 2000, "Long-term risk of osteoporotic fracture in Malmo", Osteoporosis International, vol. 11:669.

7. Klotzbuecher CM, Ross PD, Landsman PB, et al. 2000, "Patients with prior fractures have an increased risk of future fractures: a summary of the literature and statistical synthesis", Journal of Bone Mineral Research, vol. 15:721.

 

This information is provided by Groway for education purposes only. It should not be used to substitute medical diagnosis.

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