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Vitabiotics, Osteocare Liquid, 200ml

Product Code: VIT-OST200

Special Price £4.46

Regular Price: £4.95

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200ml

The science of good bone structure
The number one calcium supplement in the UK, Osteocare Liquid has been developed by leading doctors and pharmacists. The well-balanced formula provides a rich source of calcium with co-factors to help maintain strong bones and teeth, as well as the health of the heart, muscles, and nerves. The formula includes the full-recommended daily allowances of calcium and magnesium, which play a vital role in bone development, along with vitamin D3 and zinc.

With vitamin D (in the preferred D3 form and zinc.
Vitamin D contributes to normal bone growth and development by helping the bones absorb calcium. It is also responsible for bone mineralisation and producing the hormones which maintain healthy levels of calcium and phosphorus levels in the bones and bloodstream.

Osteocare contains the preferred D3 form of Vitamin D. Vitamin D3, also known as cholecalciferol, is the form of vitamin D that is produced by the action of sunlight (UVB ultraviolet radiation) on a cholesterol-like molecule present in the skin. D3 is the preferred form of vitamin D because it is the specific form made in the human body and therefore more effective than D2 which is found in some supplements .Osteocare also contains zinc to help in the constant regeneration of bone and to help maintain healthy muscles and nerves.

Calcium is important for everyone
Ensuring an adequate intake of calcium is vital for men and women of all ages, as evidence suggests that healthy practices early in life, including the adequate consumption of calcium and trace elements, contribute to greater bone strength and optimal bone mineralisation. Peak bone mass, obtained during childhood and adolescent growth is known to be of major importance in maintaining the strength and integrity of bones later in life.

Calcium is vital for older women
Both sexes lose bone mass during their lifetime but after the menopause women usually lose bone mass much faster than men.
Postmenopausal women have an increased risk of bone loss for three reasons:
(1) bone mineral content tends to be lower in women than in men;
(2) dietary calcium intake may decrease with age, and
(3) the rate of bone loss accelerates at menopause.

Calcium intake guidelines

The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) recommends the following guidelines for calcium intake:
Age / Sex Suggested daily calcium intake
Boys 11-18 years 1000 mg
Girls 11- 18 years 800 mg
Men & women over 19 years 700 mg
Pregnant women 700 mg
Breast-feeding women 700 mg + 550 mg

Based on scientific research
The Osteocare formulation is based on the very latest international findings on the role of nutrients in bone health, as well as multiple large-scale scientific studies in the past 20 years.

Recommended for children and vegetarians
Osteocare is the only calcium supplement in the UK with the full RDA of calcium to be officially approved by the Vegetarian Society.

Always read the product directions before use. Do not exceed the recommended intake. As with other food supplements seek professional advice before using if you suffer from food allergies, and consult your doctor or pharmacist if your have an underlying medical condition (e.g. diabetic issues, epileptic issues, hyperthyroidism), or if on medication. Vitamin supplements are not intended to treat or prevent any disease.