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Calcium Magnesium and Zinc Review – 4 Reasons To Consider

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | What's Inside? | Cost | Bottom Line

Calcium Magnesium and Zinc is a dietary supplement formulated to support optimal bone health. Nature Made is the brand of this supplement. This brand is appreciated in the USA for their good quality products and reasonable prices. Nature Made was the first American brand to earn the approval of USP (United States Pharmacopeia), which sets the standards for supplements quality.
According to the manufacturer, this formula was designed to provide adequate calcium amounts to the dieter, therefore, promoting bone health and preventing osteoporosis. Recommended especially for teens, the elderly and postmenopausal women, Calcium Magnesium and Zinc is said to help build strong bones and teeth, reduce the risk of osteoporosis, and support healthy muscle contraction.

What’s Inside?

1) What’s Inside Calcium Magnesium and Zinc?

Calcium Magnesium and Zinc includes the following ingredients: Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Cellulose Gel, Maltodextrin, Croscarmellose Sodium, Polyvinyl Alcohol-Polyethylene Glycol Copolymer, Silicon Dioxide, Zinc Sulfate, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide (artificial color), Kaolin, Copovidone, Corn Starch, and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol).

2) What Does Calcium Magnesium and Zinc Do?

Calcium Magnesium and Zinc is a multi-mineral supplement that also includes vitamin D to improve the absorption of calcium at the internal level.

Although most people do not need additional calcium from medication, calcium supplements can prevent de demineralization of bones to some extent, therefore, preventing osteoporosis. Some people suffer from a deficiency of calcium not because of their unhealthy diet, but because their bodies just cannot absorb enough of this mineral at the internal level. The most common causes of this phenomenon are age and disease. In case you suffer from calcium deficiency, supplementation with this mineral is vital. This formula contains Calcium Carbonate, a form of supplemental calcium that is absorbed best when it is taken together with a meal. The makers also included vitamin D in this formula to improve the absorption of calcium from the digestive tract.

Magnesium is also an essential mineral for the human body. It is involved in the production of energy, the signaling of nervous cells, and the synthesis of protein. It also supports regular heartbeat and keeps the immune system healthy. Deficiency of this mineral can have dire effects.

There is no suggested dosage for this product. Depending on your needs you may take up to three tablets daily, with meals.

There are testimonials posted online about Calcium Magnesium and Zinc. What is being stated includes:

  • Easy to swallow

  • Good value

  • I like it because it contains 3 essential minerals in one tablet

  • Great for calcium deficiency


3) Calcium Magnesium and Zinc Cost

Calcium Magnesium and Zinc is inexpensive. It can be purchased by 100 or 300 tablets from various retailers. Please note that the price varies depending on the retailer and the size of the container.

In case you are having trouble finding a retailer, the manufacturer provides an interesting application on their website that works as a store locator. Depending on the chosen retailer, you may be offered discounts or money-back guarantees.

Bottom Line

4) The Bottom Line – “Does it Work?”

Calcium Magnesium and Zinc is an appealing formula. It combines 3 of the body’s essential mineral into a single pill, and it is inexpensive. If you are looking to supplement with these minerals, this formula should be a good choice.

Please note that not everyone needs to supplement with calcium, magnesium or zinc. Usually, a balanced diet ensures the adequate daily amounts of all these minerals. However, some people may be suffering from certain medical conditions that prevent them from absorbing these minerals from the digestive tract. As always, we advise our readers to consult with their physician before taking any medication.

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