Taking calcium supplements? Need to know info
Nourishing our bones in mid life is a must.
Here are some common mistakes we often see when it comes to calcium supplements
– Taking too much calcium from a supplement
– Not balancing the calcium with other bone supporting nutrients, especially enough magnesium
– Taking too much calcium at one time
An ideal goal is to consume about 1,200 mg of calcium TOTAL from food and supplements.
If you are taking a full dose from your pills and also getting calcium from your food, you are likely overdoing it
Calcium is only ONE nutrient that supports your bones. There are at least 17+ other co factors that are important for maintaining healthy bones.
Did you know that we can only absorb about 500mg of calcium at once?