Bone Health

Calcium is lacking in the foods we commonly consume as well as the synergistic nutrients needed to absorb, impliment, and retain calcium in the body.  It is not only needed for bone structure, but vital for muscle contraction, nerve transmission, blood coagulation, cell structure, and heart function.  Calcium alone, however, is not enough for resilient bones.  Without a whole, complex form of vitamin C for collagen formation (for eleasticity and shock absorption), bones would become brittle and prone to fracture.  Between the age of 30 and 50, it becomes harder to retain calcium.  Signs of early bone loss include:

 

  • receding gums

  • decreased grip strength

  • weak and brittle fingernails

  • cramps, night cramps, muscle aches, and bone pain

  • height loss

  • low overall fitness 

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