Are you bored with taking tablets or capsules to meet your daily calcium requirement? Step up to tastier way to get the absorbable calcium your body needs with delicious caramels that you'll look forward to taking. Each of these treats delivers 250 mg of calcium citrate and 125 IU of absorption-boosting vitamin D3 to make sure that your calcium levels are where they belong for healthy bones and strong muscles.
Although these caramel calcium citrate chews are sugar-free, you'll feel like you're having dessert every time you take one. Each bag contains 60 individually wrapped chews. To meet a 1500 mg calcium citrate requirement involves consuming 6 delicious chews a day.
NOTE: one bag lasts 10 days if you are taking that required daily amount... we suggest that you order 3 bags for a 30 day supply or 9 bags for a 90 day supply.
Calcium Citrate that tastes delicious - Wow! Many people are required to take a lot of calcium. At Bariatric Advantage, they recognize that providing different flavors and forms of this important nutrient helps assure compliance and makes taking large amounts of calcium much easier. Bariatric Advantage's Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites deliver 250 mg of elemental calcium as calcium citrate in a delicious chew. They also contain 125 IU of vitamin D3 for healthy absorption. These chews are sugar-free as well, so you don't have to worry about getting extra carbs while you get the calcium you need. Each chew is individually wrapped so you can take them with you wherever you go.
ASMBS guidelines call for 1,200-1,500 mg calcium per day for patients most bariatric procedure types, with the exception of Biliopancreatic Diversion Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS) patients, where they call for 1,800-2,400 mg per day. Divided doses are recommended with no more than 500 mg being consumed at once.
Calcium citrate is more bioavailable than some other forms of calcium and is recommended for bariatric patients.1 It can be taken any time of the day, with or without food while other forms of calcium need to be taken with food for absorption. Additionally, calcium citrate may be more easily absorbed by patients who have had bariatric procedures that result in reduced stomach acids, as it does not require stomach acids for absorption. Calcium requires vitamin D3 for absorption.
Calcium is a critical nutrient for bones and teeth–99% of calcium is found in teeth and bones. It also plays an important role in tissue health and nervous system health, along with muscle contraction.
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Bag of 60
Other Ingredients: Maltitol syrup, palm oil, mono and diglycerides, soy lecithin, natural flavor, caramel color, sea salt, FD&C yellow no. 5, FD&C yellow no. 6, and sucralose (a non-nutritive sweetener). Contains: Soy.
SUGGESTED USE: Take as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Take at least two hours apart from iron.
CAUTION: If you have had gastric surgery and experience persistent nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or other symptoms, contact your healthcare practitioner. Excessive consumption may cause a laxative effect.
Keep out of the reach of children.
TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if package is torn or open.
STORAGE: Keep in a cool, dry place.
Made in a facility that processes peanuts, tree nuts, soy, dairy, eggs, wheat, fish gelatin, and shellfish.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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* This product is sensitive to heat. During summer months, please consider purchasing our Cold Pack Service to avoid possible melting. Also consider upgrading to Priority shipping or 2-day Air as the cold pack service only guarantees 36 hours of protection. Unfortunately, Netrition cannot control weather conditions which could affect products once an order has left our warehouse. We promptly ship all orders from our climate-controlled warehouse, but extreme temperature fluctuations during transit are out of our control. No returns, exchanges or credits on products that might have been affected by melting.
Simple Solution to a Sticky Situation: If you encounter product melting issues, place boxes of bars or unopened items in the refrigerator for about an hour. For best results, minimize handling of individually wrapped products as much as possible. Although appearance may be slightly altered, items will re-harden with no loss of nutrition or taste.
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The tryptophan in the product is naturally occurring.
This product may contain traces of nuts.
Excess consumption may cause a laxative effect.
Before beginning any program of weight loss, consult your health care practitioner. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
PHENYLKETONURICS: Contains Phenylalanine.
Keep all xylitol and xylitol containing food products out of reach of dogs. Even small amounts can be toxic to dogs. If you suspect your dog has eaten a xylitol-containing food, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
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This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, visit: https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov/