(as Calcium Ascorbate)
Calcium, also called Calcium Ascorbate is defined as a silver-white bivalent metallic element that is an alkaline earth metal, occurs only in combination, and is an essential constituent of most plants and animals.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH CALCIUM
- For the development of healthy bones and teeth.
- It is necessary for normal heart function and every other muscle activity (it speeds the nerve transmitters from the brain to all body parts).
- It speeds the blood clotting process
- Stimulates the digestive tract.
- Essential for a pregnant woman’s baby development.
DEFICIENCIES OF CALCIUM MAY LEAD TO
- Sweating around the head, even in cold weather and laziness in behavior accompanied by mental derangement.
- Fragile, brittle, porous bones, heart palpitations, muscle cramps insomnia, and irritability.
- In young women it can delay puberty, and bring along bad cramps and extra bleeding and a low resistance against infections.
- For pregnant women it can result to birth defects and a difficult labor with excessive bleeding, low milk production and an extra long recovery time. Be sure and take a good prenatal vitamin!
- For children, this will result with poorly developed bones, teeth; emaciated necks, enlarged heads, and they are easily susceptible to respiratory and stomach infections.
Research into the benefits of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids is developing rapidly. As a result, the information contained on this website (sportformula.com) concerning deficiencies and benefits may not be current and/or correct. Always discuss the use of any vitamin, mineral, or amino acid with your doctor.
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