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Caltrate® Helps Support Bone Health & More Caltrate® helps you build stronger, healthier bones every day. But that's only the beginning. The calcium found in Caltrate is a multi-tasker, playing a role in supporting...
  How much calcium does your body need throughout your life?   There's no such thing as ‘too old’ or ‘too young’ for regular calcium. Since bones are a living part of your body, they need to be nourished every day to...
How well do you know calcium? Tap into this essential mineral that does so much for your bones – and your body. As the Surgeon General advises, you're never too old or too young to improve your bone health. Answer...
Take our bone and joint health quiz to find out how bone savvy you really are and earn your degree.

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Vitamin D helps your body maximize calcium absorption*, so you’re getting the most out of your healthy habits every day. Where do you get these nutrients?Vitamin D is found in a limited number of foods, such as eggs and...
Not all calcium supplements are created equal. Calcium carbonate, the form of calcium found in Caltrate®, is the most concentrated form of calcium. Calcium supplements are generally made with one of two sources of...
Start your bone health program off right by getting enough calcium and vitamin D. If you're not getting enough calcium from food, then your body will steal it from your bones. And inadequate levels of calcium can lead...
One out of two women over age 50 will sustain an osteoporosis-related fracture in her lifetime. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility. It...
Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF 1.5MB) “Americans of all ages must take steps to protect their bone health.” Why? For starters, the report predicts that by 2020, half of all Americans...
Are you getting enough calcium and vitamin D from your diet? There’s a good chance you’re not. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture issue Dietary Guidelines for...
What is Vitamin D? As nutrients go, vitamin D is in a class by itself. That's because vitamin D is actually a hormone that the body produces in response to direct exposure to Ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from the sun....
Vitamin D deficiency is far more common in the U.S. than many people realize. While recent studies have indicated different degrees of insufficiency, most concluded that deficiency is prevalent. A 2009 study published...
First identified in the early twentieth century, vitamin D is an essential component of a healthy body. Two forms of Vitamin D include Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3. Vitamin D3 can be made in human skin upon exposure to...

Recipes

Ingredients: 2 scoops of rasberry yogurt and protein powder 4 strawberries 15 blueberries 16 ounces of nonfat milk fortified with Vitamin D ½ cup of ice cubes   Directions: Combine all...
Ingredients: 10 ounces potatoes, boiled 2 3¾ ounce cans salmon 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp flour 2 tbsp olive oil 1 egg Salt & pepper       Directions: Mash potatoes. Mix...
Summer Strong Shake Ingredients: 2 scoops of raspberry yogurt and protein powder 4 strawberries 15 blueberries 16 ounces of nonfat milk fortified with Vitamin D ½ cup of ice cubes Directions:...
Ingredients: 6 beets 6 cups fresh arugula ½ cup walnuts 3 ounces goat cheese Directions: Slice or dice beets as desired. Wash arugula thoroughly and pat dry. Toss all ingredients together and dress...
Kale Chips (even kids will love!)   Ingredients: 1 bunch flat-leaf kale 1 tbs olive oil 1 tsp sea salt Directions: Cut kale into inch squares, toss with olive oil and salt. Place, single layer, on baking...
Ingredients: 2 quarts vegetable stock Leftover turkey bones 1 bag frozen mixed vegetables ½ cup long-grain rice 2 cups turkey meat Seasoning to taste Directions: Combine vegetable stock with turkey, bring to simmer....

Health Tips

Raking leaves is considered moderate exercise equal to a brisk walk, helping to build upper body and core strength.
Quick calcium-boosting tip: Stir in ¼ cup milk to your favorite tomato or mushroom soup. You'll be sneaking in 80 extra milligrams of calcium.
You can burn 5 to 15 percent more calories just by wearing light ankle weights during a power walk.
Love roasting pumpkin seeds? Then you’re going to love this: Pumpkin seeds are a source of magnesium, which helps maintain strong bones!
Healthy breakfast swap: When making oatmeal, substitute milk for water (and top with almonds) to boost calcium content by more than 300 mg.
Food label tip: Calcium appears as a percentage on food labels. Just add a zero to that number and that's how many milligrams of calcium you're getting.
Make a breakfast "banana split." Top your favorite yogurt with bananas and cereal—and pair up with a glass of milk. You'll be getting more than 700 mg of calcium for the day!
One-quarter cup of sesame seeds has 350 mg of calcium—more than an entire 8-ounce cup of milk! To eat: Roast them, then crush and sprinkle over salads, or add raw sesame seeds to any side dish with vegetables or rice.  

Products

Key Feature The highest level of vitamin D3† to help you maximize calcium absorption*
Key Feature Delicious gummy bites with calcium plus vitamin D3† to help maximize calcium absorption*
Key Feature Tasty and convenient way to nourish your bones*
Key Feature An easy-to-swallow tablet containing calcium, the highest level of vitamin D3† and essential minerals for stronger, healthier bones*
Key Feature Includes key essential minerals like magnesium¥ to help support collagen production for stronger, more resilient bones.*
Key Feature All the benefits of Caltrate® 600+D3 Plus Minerals in a delicious tablet you can take on the go