- Essential nutrients for bone and nervous system health
- With Calcium and Magnesium
What is Calcium Magnesium Citrate?
Calcium Magnesium Citrate by Solgar is a nutritional supplement that provides our body with an optimal dosage of these two minerals, Calcium and Magnesium. Calcium citrate is a type of calcium that is absorbed well on an empty or full stomach. People with low levels of gastric acid (a condition that is more common in people over 50 years of age) absorb calcium citrate more easily than other forms of calcium such as calcium carbonate. Calcium is an essential mineral that fulfills several functions of vital importance in the organism.
What are the properties of Calcium Magnesium Citrate?
Whenever we refer to calcium, we associate this nutrient with its effect on bone health, however, this mineral does not only exert its function on bones, the benefits of its correct consumption go beyond the bone system. In addition to preventing pathologies such as osteoporosis associated with bone health, calcium also helps to reduce cholesterol in blood, promotes dental health, stimulates blood coagulation by participating in the process as a catalyst. It also enhances muscle contraction and its proper balance with other minerals helps prevent cramps.
Calcium further supports cardiovascular health by intervening in smooth muscle contractility and having a vasodilatory effect on the body that reduces blood pressure. It intervenes in keeping healthy teeth, heart and bones. This formula also contains a dose of Magnesium which, like calcium, is part of the bone structure. It also participates in the energetic metabolism, in the activation of enzymes that release glucose, favors the formation of proteins and intervenes in contraction and nervous transmission.
Who can benefit from taking Calcium Magnesium Citrate?
- Anyone looking to enrich their nutrition with these important minerals
- People who are prone to possible cases of bone fractures, such as the elderly
- Sportsmen looking to strengthen their bone system and improve the muscular contractile response