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Calcium provides the building blocks that help keep bones and teeth strong and healthy. It also supports the health of the heart, musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Magnesium helps to regulate calcium transport and stimulates the secretion of calcitonin, a hormone that aids in the influx of calcium into bone. It plays an important role in protein formation and healthy muscle function.

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Calcium is a mineral, essential for your body to work properly, notably for the bones growth. But not only. Let's have a look at the other benefits of this mineral:

Benefits for health

  • For strong bones: Calcium helps to keep the bones in their proper shape and reduces risk of health problems such as arthritis and osteoporosis. It also alleviates the presence of back pain.
  • Obesity: Calcium efficiently helps in maintaining optimal body weight in both males and females. Lack of calcium indeed results in the production of a hormone that stimulates the production of fat.
  • Premenstrual syndrome: Taking a calcium supplement lessens the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, such as mood swings, hypertension or dizziness for example. Low levels of calcium might lead to the release of hormones responsible for premenstrual syndrome, notably depression or irritability.
  • Heart health: Calcium protects your heart. Sufficient intake of calcium can help cardiac muscles to properly contract and relax. Calcium also helps your body to maintain the proper blood pressure in your arteries.
  • For healthy teeth and gums: Calcium protects your teeth. It keeps the jawbone strong throughout your life. This reduces the risk of infection by bacteria.
  • To avoid colon cancer: Using a calcium supplement reduces the risk of colon cancer, as calcium binds with the tumors in the colon, and facilitates their excretion.

Recommended calcium daily intake

  • 0-6 months: 400 mg/day
  • 6-12 months: 600 mg/day
  • 1-5 years: 800 mg/day
  • 6-10 years: 800-1,200 mg/day
  • 11-24 years: 1,200-1,500 mg/day
  • Women 25-50 years: 1,000 mg/day
  • Pregnant or lactating women: 1,200-1,500 mg/day
  • Postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement therapy: 1,000 mg/day
  • Postmenopausal women not on estrogen therapy: 1,500 mg/day
  • Men 25-65 years: 1,000 mg/day
  • Women and men over 65: 1,500 mg/day

How to use it?

Take 1 to 3 capsules per day, preferably during meals.

Safety / contraindications

Calcium is safe to use, except if you take high doses. See list above for recommendations.

Pregnancy use

Calcium is considered safe to use during pregnancy, if you do not exceed the recommended dose (see above). We recommend you to talk to a doctor should you have any concern.

Shipping in Chile

Shipping is available for all Chile. Products are sent by CorreosChile.

Most products are shipped on the next day. Some products that we do not sell frequently (such as essential oils in bottles of 10mL or 30mL) require an extra day. This is due to the fact that they are made to order by the manufacturer, so that you get the freshest product possible.

For more information, you can click here to view the FAQ, or contact us by mail or chat.

Pick-up in Santiago

We are an online retailer. Therefore, the address mentioned at the bottom of the website is not a shop and no products are sold there.

However, free delivery is possible near station Tobalaba. We are usually available for our clients on Tuesday and Thursday between 6:00pm and 7:30pm, and on Wednesday and Friday between 1:30pm and 3pm.

You must first confirm and pay your order online. We will then send you an email when your order is ready (usually the next day), so that you can come to pick your order.

Shipping in Latin America

We plan to start shipping in Latin America from first half of 2016. If you are interested, feel free to contact us for more information. So that we can better assist you, we recommend you to create an account, then add to your cart the products you want us to ship to you. This will allow us to give you a more precise quote quickly.

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