FAQ

How do I take FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D?

Stir one (1) packet into a serving of your favorite beverage until fully dispersed. Since it is tasteless, FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D can also be mixed into soft foods like cereal, scrambled eggs, yogurt, mashed potatoes, or pasta.
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Can the daily dose of FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D be divided?

Absolutely! To optimize absorption of calcium, you can divide the 1,000 milligram daily amount into two doses by taking a half-packet of FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D at a time. The top of the packet can be folded closed and will maintain full potency for several days. The fact that FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D is in a powder form should result in faster absorption as compared to tablets or pills that must first be broken down in the stomach.

Why choose FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D powder?

The absorbability of FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D was demonstrated in a recent clinical study where FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D went head-to-head versus a leading over-the-counter calcium citrate tablet. The results of the study demonstrated that FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D calcium carbonate powder was absorbed more rapidly versus the calcium citrate tablets. Better and faster calcium absorption means that calcium is absorbed, available, and ready to act on your body to maintain proper bone health and calcium homeostasis. If you need to get your calcium absorbed quickly and efficiently, FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D is clinically proven to deliver. In addition, a 2003 Harris survey of US adults found that approximately 40% of respondents had experienced difficulty swallowing pills. FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D solves this problem by mixing easily into most beverages or soft foods.
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Who should use FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D?

Anyone who does not get enough calcium from their diet may consider taking a daily FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D supplement. Women and adolescent girls in particular are more likely to not get enough calcium in their diet to maintain bone health. Consult a physician to determine whether a calcium supplement is right for you.

Why should I take calcium and vitamin D together?

The body needs vitamin D in order to efficiently absorb calcium. FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D packets includes vitamin D so that your body absorbs as much nutrients from calcium as possible.
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Why do our bodies need calcium?

Calcium is needed for heart, muscles, and nerves to function properly, for blood to clot, and for strong bones and teeth. Calcium is also needed for hormone and enzyme release.

What is calcium deficiency?

Calcium deficiency is when there is not enough calcium in the body to maintain normal function. Calcium deficiency can be a result of not taking in enough calcium through the diet, the result of a disease, or a side effect of medicines.
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Why do our bodies need vitamin D?

The body needs vitamin D to absorb calcium. Without enough vitamin D, one can’t form enough of the hormone calcitriol (known as the “active vitamin”). This in turn may lead to insufficient calcium absorption from the diet. In this situation, the body must take calcium stored in the bones, which weakens existing bone and prevents the formation of strong, new bone.

What is vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency is when there is not enough vitamin D in the body to maintain normal function. Vitamin D deficiency can be a result of not taking in enough vitamin D through the diet, not getting enough sun exposure on the skin, or the result of a disease process.
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Should I consult my doctor before taking FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D?

Yes, consult a physician to determine whether a FitFormula Calcium + Vitamin D supplement is right for you.