Alpha Science Labs
CalMag EsseMin Capsules
Calcium Magnesium Essential Mineral Complex
with Vitamins C & D
|Ingredients Per Capsule|
|Calcium Citrate (Elemental)|
|Magnesium Citrate (Elemental)|
|Manganese Sulphate (Elemental)|
|Zinc Citrate (Elemental)|
|Copper Sulphate (Elemental)|
|Boric Acid (Elemental Boron)|
|Silicon (Sodium Metasilicate)(Elemental)|
|Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)|
|Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)|
Suggested dose for adults: 4 Capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your health care professional.
Primary action: This formula supplies essential minerals for the body with emphasis on calcium and magnesium. It is formulated is such a way as to maximize the absorption and utilization of calcium and magnesium.
Specifically for calcium, magnesium, and zinc, citrate has been shown to be an optimal chelating agent for the following reasons:
- It has been shown to optimize the absorption of these specific minerals
- It prevents the formation of kidney stones
- It is easily ionized
- It is almost completely utilized
- It has no toxicity
As an added benefit, approximately 95% of citrate, a Krebbs cycle intermediate, is utilized for the production of energy with the remander excreted in the urine.
Although a buffered vitamin C may be better tolerated than ascorbic acid, it can only reduce the absorption of minerals, which generally need a higher acid environment. Studies show no significant difference in vitamin C absorption between buffered and regular vitamin C although blood levels were higher with regular ascorbic acid.
There are many indications for this formula, including the following:
Take 4 Capsules Twice Per Day