Citracal: Calcium Citrate With Vitamin D Multimineral Supplement, 120 Ct

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Citracal: Calcium Citrate With Vitamin D Multimineral Supplement, 120 Ct

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Citracal Calcium Citrate With Vitamin D Multimineral Supplement plus magnesium includes three other bone health minerals. This product is absorbed with or without food. For optimal benefits, take Citracal supplement, 120 ct, as directed.

Specifications

Model No.: 0001650053507
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.52
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.75
Walmart No.: 004060878

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Ct
Servings Per Container 50
Amount
Per Serving
1 Gummy (2 & 3 Years Of Age) 2 Gummies (4 Years Of Age And Older)
Calories 15 15
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrate 3 G 1
Sugars 3 G
Vitamin A 32 32
Vitamin C 38 50
Calcium 6 10
Vitamin D 50 100
Vitamin E 100 67
50
Folic Acid 50 50
Vitamin B12 83 83
Iodine 29 27
Zinc 16

(-) Information is currently not available for this nutrient.

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:**

** Percent Daily Values listed below are intended for adults and children over 4 years of age. Foods represented or purported to be for use by infants, children less than 4 years of age, pregnant women, or lactating women shall use the RDI's that are specified for the intended group provided by the FDA.

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Potassium 3500mg 3500mg
Total Carbohydrate 300mg 375mg
Dietary Fiber 25mg 30mg

Calories per gram:

Fat 9·Carbohydrate 4·Protein 4

Ingredients

Glucose Syrup, Sucrose, Calcium Citrate, Gelatin, Water; Less Than 2% Of: Artificial Flavors, Ascorbic Acid, Beeswax, Biotin, Citric Acid, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Dicalcium Phosphate, DL-Alpha-Tocopherol Acetate, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, Folic Acid, Fractionated Coconut Oil, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Sodium Benzoate (To Maintain Freshness), Titanium Dioxide (Color), Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol), Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate.

Directions

  • Directions: children 2 To 3 years Of age; chew one gummy daily. Adultsand children 4 years Of age And older; chew two gummies daily.

Warnings

Keep out Of reach Of children. Not for children under 2 years Of agedue To risk Of choking. Child resistant cap. Do not use this productif safety seal bearing "sealed for your protection" under cap is tornor missing.

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Vitamin D Plus Calcium Equals Longer Life

Vitamin D Plus Calcium Equals Longer Life
Vitamin D Plus Calcium Equals Longer Life: Main Image
When vitamin D and calcium were taken together, the risk of death decreased
People who take vitamin D and calcium together may live longer, according to a recent analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Vitamin confusion

Trying to sort out all of the research about the health effects of vitamin D and calcium may leave you more baffled than enlightened. For years, people were told to take calcium for bone health, but newer studies have linked calcium supplements with increased heart disease risk. And for all the positive studies about vitamin D, there are others that suggest that it's possible to get too much of a good thing.

Better together?

To find out more about the effects of vitamin D and calcium on longevity, researchers from around the world collaborated on a review of trials that studied the two nutrients.

Eight studies met the criteria for the analysis. The trials looked at the effects of vitamin D taken alone or in combination with calcium on mortality over the course of three years in 70,528 people. Most of the participants were women around 70-years-old.

Here's what the analysis showed:

  • Vitamin D taken alone did not appear to reduce the risk of death.
  • When vitamin D and calcium were taken together, the risk of death decreased by 7%.

The researchers suggested that calcium and vitamin D might work better in tandem than either works alone, possibly through an additive effect or through their ability to reduce the risk of several cancers.

"Calcium with vitamin D supplementation for elderly participants is overall not harmful to survival, and may have beneficial effects on general health," concluded the team.

Getting the nutrition you need

Adequate vitamin D status is linked to protection from a number of different chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis.

For many seniors, getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge. Production of vitamin D in the skin decreases with age, and food sources (like egg yolks and fatty fish) can't be relied upon to provide as much vitamin D as the body needs. Taking a supplement might be a good idea for people with low blood levels of vitamin D. Talk with your doctor about how much vitamin D is right for you.

On the other hand, it's easier to get enough calcium from your diet, even if you're lactose intolerant. Sesame seeds, tofu, sardines, and corn tortillas made with lime have lots of it, as do leafy green vegetables like bok choy and kale.

(J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012 doi:10.1210/jc.2011-3328)

Kimberly Beauchamp, ND, received her doctoral degree from Bastyr University, the nation's premier academic institution for science-based natural medicine. She co-founded South County Naturopaths in Wakefield, RI, where she practiced whole family care with an emphasis on nutritional counseling, herbal medicine, detoxification, and food allergy identification and treatment. Her blog, Eat Happy, helps take the drama out of healthy eating with real food recipes and nutrition news that you can use. Dr. Beauchamp is a regular contributor to Healthnotes Newswire.

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5★áby 3reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★áby I use Citracal Calcium Citrate to avoid foot, toe and calf spasms. In order for this product to work optimally you must take it everyday as directed on the label. I have used this supplement for 2 years and it works well. 11/09/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★áby Citracal w/Vitamin D and Magnesium Love the product because it has a lot of vitamins in one pill along with the calcium. If you are in need of calcium, vitamin d, and magnesium in your daily diet...this is the brand to buy. 12/27/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★áby This is just the thing for people needing calcium. This product is a very good way to take all the calcium you need with or without food. It says it gives you all the vitamin D3 you need in a day, but the best doctors in homeopathic medicine say you need 2000 IU to fully utilize the calcium. The magnesium is a little low also, but you may be able to get the rest with the food you eat. Other then that, it is a great product for the money. I think you will find this to be one of the best prices you will find per tablet out there. 07/10/2014
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