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Vitacost Calcium Lactate -- 100 Capsules

Vitacost Calcium Lactate
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Vitacost Calcium Lactate Description

Milk-free source of calcium! Supplies 210 mg of calcium per two-capsule serving.

Why is Vitacost® Calcium Lactate your everyday essential?

  • 100% milk free
  • Supplies 210 mg of calcium per two-capsule serving
  • Contains 50 servings per bottle
  • High quality at a great price!

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As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules with each meal or as directed by a healthcare professional.


Keep dry and at room temperature (59°- 86°F [15°- 30°C]).

Free Of
Dairy, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, soy, gluten, titanium dioxide.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 50
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calcium210 mg21%
Calcium Lactate1200 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, rice flour and vegetable magnesium stearate.

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Types of Calcium: Which Form is Best?

Here’s an interesting fact: your body contains more calcium than any other mineral. Why is calcium important? Well, calcium aids in normal muscle and nerve function, blood clotting, cellular health and the release of certain hormones. Calcium is even required for a normal heartbeat! Calcium Chemical Element Symbol "Ca" Spelled Out in Calcium Supplements | Given this vital role, calcium is circulating in the bloodstream at all times. Our bones and teeth act as a handy storage bank where calcium can be, in a sense, deposited and withdrawn. When blood calcium levels are low due to low dietary intake, calcium is taken from our bones and used by the body—which can affect bone strength. Replenishing this lost calcium on a daily basis is essential to maintaining normal calcium levels in bones. Adults usually get some of their recommended daily calcium from food. But many Americans aren’t getting enough calcium. Adding a calcium supplement to your daily routine is a great way to support your overall wellness and strong bones.

What form of calcium is best?

If you’re looking to supplement with this critical bone mineral, here’s a guide to four main types of calcium.

Calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate contains around 40 percent elemental calcium (meaning the mineral in its pure form). Calcium carbonate is usually mined or extracted from limestone rock. It can also be found in certain species of algae harvested from the ocean floor. Calcium carbonate is the form most commonly used in supplements. Its advantages include a high concentration of calcium per tablet (so fewer tablets may be required per dose). Calcium carbonate should be taken with meals, since acidity improves absorption. New Chapter® Bone Strength Take Care slim tablets deliver calcium carbonate sustainably harvested from ocean plants (red marine algae).

Calcium citrate

Calcium citrate contains around 21 percent elemental calcium. Calcium citrate is typically a byproduct of citric acid production. A fermentation process produces a broth that’s rich in citric acid, then calcium hydroxide is added. This causes calcium citrate to precipitate from the broth. Since calcium citrate has a lower concentration of calcium, it means more tablets may be needed to get a specific amount of calcium into your routine. If you’re comparing calcium citrate vs. calcium carbonate, the citrate form does not need to be taken with meals as it’s less dependent on acidity for absorption.

Calcium gluconate

Calcium gluconate has around 9 percent elemental calcium. It is typically produced by mixing gluconic acid with calcium carbonate or calcium hydroxide. Calcium gluconate is not commonly used as a dietary supplement because it would require taking a LOT of tablets to get the desired amount of calcium. It is commonly used for intravenous calcium injections.

Calcium lactate

Calcium lactate has around 13 percent elemental calcium. It’s typically produced by mixing lactic acid with calcium carbonate or calcium hydroxide. Like calcium gluconate, the low concentration of elemental calcium in this form of calcium means it’s not typically used as a dietary supplement.

How to choose the best calcium supplement for women and men

Because adults start losing bone density around age 30, it can be well worth it to take calcium supplements in moderate doses. This can help protect bone strength over the years and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. If you’re seeking the best calcium supplement for women or men, definitely consider how many tablets you want to take each day, and if you’re OK taking your supplement with a meal. Potentially more important than the form of calcium in your supplement is what comes with it in the formulation. Products designed with vitamins D3 and K2, like New Chapter® Bone Strength Take Care, help your body maximize absorption of the calcium and direct it to the bones where it’s supposed to be.

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