The Calcium Controversy

‘Builds good, strong teeth and bones’, is what we learned about calcium at school. We got the message. Our skeletal system needs calcium. Later we learned in biology class, that calcium is also needed for our muscular and nervous system function. When there is inadequate calcium available in the bloodstream, our systems leach what it needs from our teeth and bones.

Sufficient calcium in formative years is indeed a great defense against osteoporosis and osteoarthritis in later years. The fact is, that although the best way to supply calcium into our bodies is via good diet, most of us do not get sufficient from the foods we consume to ensure adequate calcium uptake.

Recommendations from the Institute of Medicine, by age are as follows:

  • Women 50 and younger:1,000 mg per day
  • Men 70 and younger: 1,000 mg per day
  • Women over 50: 1,200 mg per day
  • Men over 70: 1,200 mg per day

Most resort to taking supplements to meet that recommendation. But here’s the kicker; the supplemental calcium most of us help ourselves to is sourced from mined limestone.  Experts are voicing concern over the amounts of calcium from this source. Let’s investigate.

Calcium Supplement Issue

The calcium controversy is not over the fact that we need to supplement. The problem lies in the source of the calcium we supplement with. Here's why.

The human system does not readily absorb the calcium found in the majority of today’s supplements. In fact, it has been shown to clog the arteries and is help responsible for heart disease, stroke, kidney stones and prostate cancer!

Calcium pills taken by hundreds of thousands of women ‘double risk of heart attack and could do more harm than good,” reported the Daily Mail of May 2012.

It is often recommended that Vitamin D improves calcium absorption and assists in weight loss programs. Imagine what a great source of calcium combined with organic vitamin D can do!

Unique Organic Calcium

The happy solution is found in plant-based sources of calcium, which our body cells ‘recognize’, absorb and utilize to great benefit. Furthermore, being more natural to our systems and as is typical of nature’s healing pattern, good sources of calcium supply way more than just calcium.

Enter Lithothamnium Calcareum 

This unique calcium is a wonder of nature. Lithothamnium Calcareum is a type of Algalithe, obtained from fossilized red macro-algae, which grows its own kind of ‘shell’ giving it the status of a coralaceous algae. Found in deep waters in the North Atlantic Ocean, it is super rich in organic calcium, magnesium which it has slowly absorbed from the sea.  

Flora Force explains: ‘This single plant source contains a high percentage of calcium as well as other essential macro-minerals and trace elements vital for healthy bones and joints – 74 minerals in total, including magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, silicon, sodium, chloride, boron, copper, sulphur, iodine, fluoride, zinc, selenium and strontium.

Organic Liposomal Power

It is extremely effective in a few significant areas such as detoxification, easing the effects of stress, eliminating water retention and even pain reduction. Add the fact that Cures & Creams sourced a variety of products containing this extraordinary calcium in a liposomal formulation, which means it literally ‘melts’ into the human cell, carrying their precious cargo right to where it’s needed most and you’re talking bioavailability taken to the max. 

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