Xtracal is a nutritional supplement enriched with vital bone health nutrients. Xtracal contains calcium citrate and a preferred form of vitamin D - D3 in its activated form. The formula has been scientifically developed to provide a highly absorbable form of Calcium and Vitamin D along with Magnesium and Zinc, which helps maintain healthy bones. Magnesium and Zinc is required for optimal utilization and cellular transport of Calcium.
Magnesium and Zinc
Pioneer brand with the best absorbed Calcium salt as Calcium Citrate
Xtracal contains best absorbed Calcium salt: Calcium Citrate
Vitamin D present in Xtracal is micellized form, which offers higher absorption in comparison to conventional form of Vitamin D
Can be taken anytime of the day before or after food
Reduce risk of gastric adverse events like bloating and constipation
NO ARTIFICIAL COLORS
NO ADDED YEAST
Calcium is important to people of all genders and ages. Calcium is an essential nutrient that helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth. Most notably, as part of a healthy diet, adequate Calcium throughout life may reduce the risk of osteoporosis, a disease that’s characterized by a decrease in bone mass and an increase in bone fractures. Calcium also plays a role in muscle contraction, blood clotting and nerve function. Xtracal provides Calcium in the form of Calcium Citrate, which is good in absorption and bioavailability.
Vitamin D helps your body absorb Calcium. Vitamin D is either derived from the diet or produced by skin exposure to sunshine, which can vary throughout the year. So in addition to getting enough Calcium in your diet through food or supplements, you must be sure to get enough Vitamin D and Magnesium as well, to help Calcium absorption. Xtracal provides Vitamin D in most activated form as D3.
Calcium citrate, type of Calcium salt has absorption of 2.5 times better than Calcium Carbonate. Calcium citrate is less likely to cause gastric irritations and constipation. It also reduces the risk of kidney stone formation. Calcium Citrate absoption does not get affected with meals or without meals. Xtracal provides Calcium in the form of Calcium Citrate.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends 1200 mg of Calcium daily for women over 51 years of age.
|Life Stage Group||Calcium Recommended Dietary Allowance (mg/day)|
|14 - 18 years old||1,300|
|19 - 30 years old||1,000|
|31 - 50 years old||1,000|
|51 - 70 years old||1,000|
|51 - 70 year old females||1,200|
|71+ years old||1,200|
|14 - 18 years old, pregnant/lactating||1,300|
|19 - 50 years old, pregnant/lactating||1,000|
|Source: Institute of Medicine, December 2010|
Women experiencing menopause need increased amounts of Calcium due to less Calcium absorption associated with menopause. For more specific questions about estrogen and Calcium supplements, consult your physician
One tablet twice or thrice daily or as directed by your physician. Calcium Citrate absoption does not get affected with meals or without meals.
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