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Zahler PowerCal™ Tabs Advanced Calcium Formula -- 1000 mg - 360 Tablets


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Zahler PowerCal™ Tabs Advanced Calcium Formula -- 1000 mg - 360 Tablets

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Zahler PowerCal™ Tabs Advanced Calcium Formula Description

  • Advanced Nutrition by Zahler®
  • Promotes Healthy Bones, Teeth and Gums
  • Advanced Calcium Tablet Formula
  • Contains Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin D3 and More
  • Kosher

Calcium is important for building and maintaining optimal bone health throughout life. Adequate calcium, as part of a healthy diet, may help to promote healthy teeth and gum. Moreover, calcium intake supports muscle health and the management of a regular heartbeat. The Zahler® PowerCal™ formula includes a blend of nutrients that support calcium absorption in the body.


Directions

Take two tablets twice daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

*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: 4 Tablets
Servings per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calcium (as calcium carbonate and calcium citrate)1000 mg100%
Magnesium (as oxide & aspartate)750 mg188%
Zinc (as citrate)10 mg67%
Manganese (as citrate)3 mg150%
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)400 IU100%
Boron (as AAC)3 mg*
Strontium (as citrate)650 mg*
Oat Straw40 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Stearic acid, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, silicon dioxide, pharmaceutical glaze (shellac, povidone).
Warnings

If pregnant, nursing or on medication, consult with your healthcare practitioner.

You may need additional supplement to support a healthy diet; consult your nutritionist for a formula that is right for you.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Taking Vitamins & Supplements

You’ve talked with your doctor about that nagging cough. You’ve shared details about your digestive problems. You’ve chatted with your physician about preventing breast cancer.

But have you ever had a conversation with your doctor or other primary healthcare provider about vitamin and mineral supplements? Before you add even one vitamin or mineral supplement to your regimen, it’s wise to consult with a healthcare professional to ensure you’re approaching it the proper way.

Torso View of Doctor and Patient at Desk Having Conversation About Taking Vitamins and Supplements | Vitacost.com/blog

And, believe it or not, some healthcare professionals actually welcome your inquiries about vitamins and minerals. Dr. Jared Heathman, a Houston psychiatrist, says he finds it “quite refreshing” when patients pose questions about dietary supplements.

Here are five things you should do when you have the vitamin talk with your healthcare professional.

1. Bring vitamins with you.

Coming to your visit with your vitamin and mineral supplements enables your healthcare professional to learn precisely what’s already in your arsenal of dietary supplements.

“This is vitally important because vitamins and herbal supplements can have significant interactions with prescribed medicines used for the treatment of cancer or heart disease, or prevention of strokes,” says Dr. Katisha Vance, a board-certified internist, medical oncologist and hematologist in Birmingham, Alabama.

2. Be honest.

Tell your healthcare provider about every vitamin, mineral supplement, herbal supplement or medication you’re already taking, as you want to avoid any harmful interactions that a new supplement might trigger.

A study published in 2016 found that nearly 70 percent of study participants who reported taking prescription drugs and dietary supplements at some point in the past year said they hadn’t told their doctors about using those supplements, according to WebMD.

The National Institutes of Health suggests informing other professionals, like your pharmacist and your dietitian, about your use of dietary supplements.

3. Weigh the value.

Make sure you ask whether a vitamin or mineral supplement you’re thinking about taking is really necessary. For instance, maybe you’re already getting enough of a certain vitamin from your day-to-day diet.

If you and your healthcare professional agree it’s a fine to take a vitamin or mineral supplement, find out about the potential health benefits, says registered nurse Ashley Wood, a contributor to the Demystifying Your Health website. For instance, is this supplement supposed to boost your immunity or improve your eye health?

When used properly, vitamin and mineral supplements “can be tremendously helpful in achieving and maintaining excellent health,” Vance says.

Harvard Medical School says a variety of medical issues might cause dietary deficiencies that can be corrected with vitamin or mineral supplements; these include inflammatory bowel disease and osteoporosis. Also, people who possibly lack certain vitamins in their diet, such as vegans and vegetarians, might need to narrow the gap with dietary supplements.

Keep in mind, as the National Institutes of Health points out, that supplements shouldn’t substitute for the many foods that are key ingredients in a healthy diet. Don’t rely solely on supplements for your recommended daily intake of vitamins and minerals, the American Heart Association says.

4. Learn about the risks.

Be sure to question the possible safety risks of taking any vitamin or mineral supplement.

This includes the consequences of taking too much of the supplement, whether that means a higher-than-recommend daily dosage or a longer-than-recommended cycle.

Additionally, certain supplements can interfere with your health. For instance, antioxidant supplements like vitamins C and E might reduce the effectiveness of some types of chemotherapy, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Wood warns against taking a vitamin or mineral supplement unless you’re clear about the risks and the dosing recommendations.

“Vitamins are not dangerous unless you get too much of them,” says Vasilios Frankos, one of the country’s foremost experts on dietary supplements. “More is not necessarily better with supplements, especially if you take fat-soluble vitamins.”

5. Ask about testing.

Dr. Chirag Shah, a board-certified emergency medicine physician who’s a medical reviewer at medical information website PollMed, says you should ask your healthcare professional whether any lab testing is recommended before adding a vitamin or mineral supplement to your routine. However, Vous Vitamin LLC, a producer of personalized vitamins, notes that blood tests aren’t needed to determine which vitamins or minerals you should take.

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