Natures Sunshine Liquid Calcium. A liquid calcium supplement, with magnesium, zinc vitamin D. Essential for helping with relaxation, sleeplessness, growing pains stress. Ideal for those who can't swallow tablets or for children. To support healthy bones. Liposomes for Enhanced bio activity. Maintain pH Balance. Liquid calcium is a fruity tasting nutritional supplement utilizing liposomes technology. Liposomes increase the bio availability of the minerals contained in this product. Mango passion fruit flavoured.
Minerals are nutrients that exist in the body and in food. Minerals are vital to overall mental and physical well-being. All tissues and internal fluids of living things contain varying quantities of minerals. Minerals are constituents of the bones, teeth, soft tissue, muscle, blood and nerve cells. They are important factors in maintaining physiological processes, strengthening skeletal structure and preserving vigour of the heart and brain as well as muscle and nerve systems. They help maintain water and fluid balance and keep blood and tissue fluids from becoming too acid or too alkaline, and permit other nutrients to pass into the blood-stream.
This is one supplement everyone could use for their own Mineral Insurance. The greatest need for Calcium occurs from the ages of 12 to 15 years of age (1200mg of Calcium per day). Pregnant breastfeeding women also require 1500 1800mg per day. The average adult requires 800 mg per day, increasing to 1000 mg per day during Menopause.
Low levels of calcium increase the risk of hypertension or high blood pressure. Severe deficiency can lead to abnormal heart beat, dementia and convulsions. When there is not enough calcium absorbed in the body, the output of estrogen decreases. As is the case with postmenopausal women, older men are often deficient in calcium. Other people who may be at risk for deficiencies are those who use antacids that contain aluminium those who are alcohol drinkers those on diets that are low calorie, high protein, or high fibre those who are lactose intolerant those who use cortisone women who are pregnant and those who are basically inactive.
Moderate cases of calcium deficiency may lead to cramps, joint pains, heart palpitations, increased cholesterol levels, slow pulse rates, insomnia, impaired growth, excessive irritability or nerves, muscle cramps, brittle nails, eczema and numbness of the arms and or legs.
What health problems can calcium help with? Calcium is a natural tranquilliser and tends to calm the nerves: when taken 20-40 minutes before bedtime it helps promote a deep sleep. The production of energy and the maintenance of the immune system benefit from calcium. By lowering cholesterol calcium is thought to be beneficial in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders. Calcium supplements up to 1500mg have lowered blood pressure in people with or without hypertension and are though to do so because of the condition of the smooth muscle that surrounds the blood vessels. In addition, calcium is a recognised aid for muscle cramps in the feet or legs. Problems of menopause such as nervousness, irritability, insomnia and headaches have been overcome with administration of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. Prevention of premenstrual tension and menstrual cramps has been shown.
Calcium supplementation can help with the following : Arthritis, back ache, cramps, bone pain, high blood pressure, lead toxicity or exposure, menopausal women, menstrual cramps, osteoporosis, psychiatric disorders, nerve transmission, blood clotting, bone and tooth formation, muscle contraction, hormone secretion, brittle fingernails, agitation, cognitive impairment, convulsions, eczema, heart palpitations, hyperactivity, hypertension, insomnia, irritability, laryngospasm, limb numbness, muscle cramps, periodontal disease, rickets, stunted growth, tetany, tooth decay, stress relief and sleeping problems. Important factors for healthy bones, teeth, soft tissue, muscle, blood, maintaining physiological processes, strengthening skeletal structure and preserving vigour of the heart and brain as well as muscle and nerve systems.
Per 1 tablespoon (15ml): Calcium (as phosphate, citrate, lactate) 500mg, Magnesium (as oxide) 200mg, Zinc (as gluconate) 1.5mg. In a base containing: Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) 200IU at the time of manufacture, filtered water, fructose, glycerin, natural flavours, xanthan gum, hydroxylated lecithin, potassium sorbate (as preservative) and sodium benzoate (as preservative)
Adults take 1 tablespoon with a meal twice a day.
Children take 1 tablespoon with 1 meal daily. Shake well before each use.
Taking at night time is best, as this will help the body to relax and unwind better.
Shake well before each use and Refrigerate after opening.
Keep out of reach of Children.
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Within NZ, supplement orders over NZ$70 are conveniently delivered freight free. Freight Free may exclude food items and cleaning products - we will contact you if additional courier charges apply to your order containing these items. Orders under NZ$70 in value will have a delivery charge based on the delivery address.
• Auckland (Wellsford to Pukekohe) - $5.00
• Rest of the North Island - $6.50
• South Island - $8.00
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