Ca-Zyme (Calcium) x 100 Tablets
- Vegetarian product
Ca-Zyme™ supplies calcium in the form of calcium citrate, with each tablet supplying 200mg of elemental calcium.
Calcium is an important macromineral for all the organs.
Supplementation of the diet with calcium is an important factor for maintaining bone density. Calcium is removed from bone to replenish bodily stores that are used up or can become deficient during times of stress and when calcium is not supplied from food sources in sufficient amounts.
Calcium in the citrate form is shown to be better absorbed in individuals with hypochlorhydria.
WHY SUPPORT WITH CA-ZYME?
The bones and teeth contain greater than 99% of the calcium in the human body. Calcium in bone is present mainly as hydroxyapatite.
Calcium is also present in blood, extracellular fluid, muscle, and other tissues. It is essential for nerve transmission, muscle contraction, vascular contraction, vasodilation, glandular secretion, cell membrane and capillary permeability, enzyme reactions, respiration, renal function, and blood coagulation. It also plays a role in neurotransmitter and hormone release and storage, uptake and binding of amino acids, cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) absorption, and gastrin secretion.
Calcium is lost in varying amounts through the faeces, urine, sweat, and sloughed skin cells. Reduced oestrogen levels in women result in reduced calcium absorption and retention, increased bone turnover, and lower bone mass.
Calcium absorption is affected by several factors. It varies based on age, environmental and dietary conditions, and race. People of Asian and African descent absorb calcium more efficiently than Caucasians. Elderly women, in general, have an impaired intestinal response to vitamin D. This impairment can further contribute to negative calcium balance and bone loss. In healthy, premenopausal women, the proportion of dietary calcium absorbed varies from 10% to 60%, and is positively correlated with body mass index, dietary fat, and serum vitamin D level. It is inversely correlated with total dietary calcium, dietary fibre, alcohol intake, and physical activity. There is a link between a low fat, high fibre diet and poor calcium absorption, possibly due to a faster rate of intestinal transit.
One (1) tablet two (2) to four (4) times each day as a dietary supplement or as otherwise directed by a healthcare professional.
Keep out of reach of children.
Directions for use
One (1) tablet two (2) to four (4) times daily as a food supplement. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Not to be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
|Calcium (as calcium citrate)||200mg||25%|
|Cultured Pea (Pisum sativum)**||120mg||†|
|Superoxide Dismutase (from vegetable culture)**||20ug||†|
|Catalase (from vegetable culture)**||20ug||†|
† %NRV not established
Ingredients: Calcium Citrate, Pisum sativum Organic Vegetable Culture**, Stearic Acid (Vegetable Source) (E570), Modified Cellulose Gum (E466) and Magnesium Stearate (Vegeable Source) (E470b).
This product is gluten and dairy free.
This information is for education purposes only. Patients should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making decisions about therapies and/or health conditions.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet.