Joint Health* Vegetarian Calcium Calcium, Magnesium and Trace Minerals derived from Red Marine Algae Plus Vegetarian Vitamin D A Dietary Supplement Aquamin is a mineral supplement derived from red algae harvested off the coasts of Ireland and Iceland. Aquamin is a rich vegetarian source of bioavailable Calcium and Magnesium and contains over 70 other important trace minerals. Marine vegetation is 10-20% richer in minerals than most land vegetables with excellent bio-activity. This multi-mineral complex supports bone integrity and has been used in clinical studies demonstrating that Aquamin can help to support joint health and mobility. In studies utilizing Aquamin, there was a significant improvement in WOMAC scores (a test which measures pain and stiffness), as well as significant improvements in 6 minute walking distance after 12 weeks of supplementation1. This formula also supplies Vitamin D, is 100% vegetarian, and contains Aquamin that is completely derived from sea vegetables. 1 Frestedt JL, Walsh M, Kuskowski MA, Zenk JL. Nutr J. 2008 Feb 17;7:9.
Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 4 Vcaps daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Flex Mobility™, MSM and OsteoBoron.
Other Ingredients: Rice Flour, Cellulose (capsule), Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica.
Contains no: sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
Disclaimers: *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Vcaps is a registered trademark of Capsugel. Aquamin is a registered trademark of Marigot Limited.
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Red Mineral Algae - 180 VCaps