Blackmores Cal+D3 is a high dose calcium supplement providing 600mg of elemental calcium with 500IU of vitamin D3 in each easy-to-swallow tablet. Vitamin D3 works to support bone mineral density and helps with the absorption of calcium. Blackmores Cal+D3 may help with maintain healthy bones and muscles and maintain bone density.
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and approximately 99% of the body’s calcium exists in the bones. The major function of calcium is building and maintaining bones and teeth. Calcium is also involved in various metabolic roles.
Vitamin D is essential for the absorption and utilization of calcium. Deficiency of vitamin D results in lack of bone strength and density, and joint pain. Women’s calcium requirements are increased after menopause as levels of oestrogen decline resulting in decreased calcium absorption.