Cal-Mag Citrate (Effervescent Powder) 8 oz (227 Grams)

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  • Item Number: TR1039
  • Serving Size: 5 Gram(s)
  • Servings per Container: 42
  • Amount per Container: 8 oz
  • Price per Serving: $0.38
  • Price per Unit*: $1.97
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • MFG # M222
  • UPC # 693749222026
  • Cal-Mag Citrate by Thorne Research is an effervescent powder form of calcium-magnesium that is easy to consume. The powder reacts when it has been comined with water to result in citrate‚ gylcinate and ascorbate minerals that are well-absorbed by the body. The powder version was designed to provide more calcium to the body than one would get from a capsule or tablet. Cal-Mag Citrate provides a convenient way for you to supplement with high amounts of calcium and magnesium. Thorne Research also added vitamin C to this mineral supplement‚ giving it added antioxidant benefits.

    Because citric acid is effervescent‚ it heightens the bioavailability of citrate mineral chelates. This mineral and vitamin product provides 200 milligrams of magnesium along with 500 milligrams of calcium per scoop. Thorne devised it this way because this ratio is especially beneficial for those who require higher levels of calcium‚ but cannot tolerate equal amounts of magnesium. Magnesium has been known to have laxative-like qualities‚ which make it difficult for some to use as a supplement. The single-serving scoop also offers 500 milligrams of vitamin C and 500 milligrams of glycline‚ a non-essential amino acid.

    How to Use Cal-Mag by Thorne Research

    Place the desired amount of powder into a glass with a small amount of water. Let it sit for a moment‚ so it can effervesce. Once it stops bubbling‚ consume the solution directly‚ or mix it with your favorite fruit juice. This will get you a glass that is chock-full of calcium and magnesium chelates that include citrates‚ glycinates and ascorbates.

    The Importance of Calcium and Magnesium

    Both calcium and magnesium are essential for your body to function properly. In fact‚ anthropological evidence suggests that early humans consumed vast amounts of calcium until the early days of agriculture‚ which occurred about 10‚000 years ago. Today‚ our calcium intake is estimated at about one-quarter to one-third the intake of our evolutionary ancestors‚ which could indicate that we are not consuming enough calcium through our diets. Recently‚ researchers analyzed many previously conducted studies on calcium and bone mass to determine what our optimal intake should really be. The conclusion that researchers came to was that 500 to 1‚500 milligrams of well-absorbed calcium can be taken daily to promote healthy bone mass in young adults‚ adolescents‚ postmenopausal women and older men.

    You can find magnesium in every single cell of the body. It plays a role in more than 300 enzymatic processes and is essential for energy production. Your body needs magnesium to maintain a healthy bone density‚ normal heart rhythm and pulmonary function‚ and maintain normal blood glucose levels. Magnesium is also involved in nerve conduction‚ conversion of pyridoxine to an active form of vitamin B6 (peridoxal 5’-phosphate)‚ muscle contraction‚ energy production and methyl-group transfer.

    Ratio of Calcium and Magnesium

    Not only is it crucial to get enough calcium and magnesium daily‚ it is also important to get them both in an adequate ratio. Experts do not agree on the exact ratio necessary‚ but many support a 2 to 1 ratio (being two times calcium than magnesium)‚ while others recommend a 1 to 1 ratio.



    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.thorne.com

Serving Size: One Scoop
Servings Per Container: 42

Amount Per Serving / % DV

Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 500mg / 833%
Calcium 500mg / 50%
(as Citrate/Ascorbate reacted from Calcium Carbonate and Citric / Ascorbic Acids)
Magnesium 200mg / 50%
(as Citrate/Ascorbate reacted from Magnesium Oxide and Citric/Ascorbic Acids)

Daily Value (DV)

Other Ingredient: Glycine.

Add 1 heaping (5.4 Grams) scoop to 8 ounces of water one to two times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

If pregnant‚ consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool‚ dry place.

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free
  • GMP Certification
  • Made In The Usa
  • Nuts Free
  • Wheat Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Egg Free
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Lactose Free
  • Soy Free
  • Artificial Color Free
  • Artificial Flavor Free
  • Artificial Sweetener Free
  • Magnesium Stearate Free

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Overall Rating for Cal-Mag Citrate (Effervescent Powder) 8 oz (227 Grams)

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Based on 31 reviews

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  • By Bea
    from Alexandria, VA

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    6/30/2014

    good quality

    I feel much better supplementing magnesium: no cramps much calmer etc... Ive read a lot about the benefits of adding magnesium to the regular diet and decided to do it. No regrets. I like that vit C and calcium are included in the formula. Thorne Research is known for good quality products.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Douglas A Coleman
    from Fircest, Washington

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    2/19/2014

    Great Product

    My wife really likes it

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By N.L. Mayer
    from Oceanside, CA

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    1/20/2014

    Great for Leg craps

    I suffer from night leg craps. I have had them since I was a child. When I found this product I was so glad. When I get them I take a scoop of the Cal Mag powder in a glass of water and it relaxes the leg muscles right away and within 5 min I can go back to sleep without worrying about another cramp.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Becca
    from Sunny, AZ

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    11/19/2013

    Does the Job!

    Naturopath recommended Cal-Mag Citrate daily to maintain healthy levels due to celiac malabsorption. Gets rid of my muscle cramps quick! Really appreciate Pureformulas.com great prices and fast free shipping!

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Megan
    from Portland, OR

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    11/05/2013

    Good price good product

    You cant beat Thorne. Cal-Mag Citrate dissolves easily and is cheaper and easier than a ton of capsules.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Jennifer
    from WA

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    11/02/2013

    Wonderful product.

    I really liked Cal-Mag Citrate. Easy to take dissolves quickly tastes pretty good and helps me sleep really well when I take it at bed time. The only thing I didnt like was the jar doesnt last very long.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Victoria
    from EUGENE, OR

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    9/11/2013

    Incredible

    Your company Pureformulas.com and the service you provide is incredible. That pretty much sums it up. Incredible!

    Pros

      Cal-Mag is essential to a more healthy life. It is a wonderful product.

    Cons

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Douglas A Coleman
    from Fircrest, Wa.

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    8/10/2013

    Product Okay

    I order Cal-Mag Citrate for my wife. I do not take it.

    Pros

      My wife likes it.

    Cons

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Sharon
    from Canton, Illinois

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    8/01/2013

    No pushy salespeople

    I was taking another product for a long time. Then was told I could not buy only one can at a time. New rules. So I checked for another product that I could try and it is Cal-Mag Citrate (Effervescent Powder). I learned that it was also a better product from Thorne research. Its easy to use and I just add water and some juice and get a great tasting drink. Cal-Mag Citrate (Effervescent Powder) helps me with my osteoperosis and sleeping.

    Pros

      I dont have to wait for hot water I use cold water and put juice in it. I like the price and no shipping added. I like that I can buy 1 can at a time. I like that I get it in just a few days.

    Cons

      Sometimes the powder is not dissolved and its sits on the bottom of the cup. But I stir it up before I take the last few sips and that helps. Other thsn that its all good.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Giovanni
    from Coral Gables, FL

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    7/31/2013

    Great sleep

    I bought Cal-Mag Citrate (Effervescent Powder) for my insomnia and it works great. No cramps and I sleep like a little baby.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     

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