Keep Your Bones Strong: Post 3

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Calcium Content of Selected Supplements          

 

Supplement Calcium Vit. D3 Form of Calcium Approx. Cost for 1200 mg calcium
Flintstone Complete Chewable Vitamins (2) 400 mg 2400 Calcium Pantothenate NA
Centrum Chewable (2) 216 800 Calcium Carbonate NA
Centrum Silver (2) 440 1000 Calcium Carbonate NA
Tums Extra Strength 750 (2) 600 0 Calcium Carbonate $0.24
Citracal Petites (2 caplets) 400 mg 500 IU Calcium Citrate $0.42
Caltrate Soft Chews (1 chew) 600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.33
Caltrate Calcium & Vitamin D3 Plus Minerals Chewable

 

600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.22
Caltrate 600 (1) 600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.21
Now Calcium Citrate Powder 1 ½ teaspoons 630 0 Calcium Citrate $0.29
Celebrate Calcium Citrate Soft Chews 250 250 Calcium Citrate $0.98
Celebrate Calcium Chewable (4 tablets) 1000 1000 Calcium Citrate $0.66
Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewables 500 300 Calcium Citrate $0.43
Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chew Bites 500 500 Calcium Citrate $0.84

How Much Calcium / Vitamin D Do You Need?

 

Calcium Content of Selected Supplements

 

Supplement Calcium Vit. D3 Form of Calcium Approx. Cost for 1200 mg calcium
Flintstone Complete Chewable Vitamins (2) 400 mg 2400 Calcium Pantothenate NA
Centrum Chewable (2) 216 800 Calcium Carbonate NA
Centrum Silver (2) 440 1000 Calcium Carbonate NA
Tums Extra Strength 750 (2) 600 0 Calcium Carbonate $0.24
Citracal Petites (2 caplets) 400 mg 500 IU Calcium Citrate $0.42
Caltrate Soft Chews (1 chew) 600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.33
Caltrate Calcium & Vitamin D3 Plus Minerals Chewable

 

600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.22
Caltrate 600 (1) 600 800 Calcium Carbonate $0.21
Now Calcium Citrate Powder 1 ½ teaspoons 630 0 Calcium Citrate $0.29
Celebrate Calcium Citrate Soft Chews 250 250 Calcium Citrate $0.98
Celebrate Calcium Chewable (4 tablets) 1000 1000 Calcium Citrate $0.66
Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewables 500 300 Calcium Citrate $0.43
Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chew Bites 500 500 Calcium Citrate $0.84

 

 

 

  Example Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve Adjustable Band
  Calcium Vit D Calcium Vit D Calcium Vit D Calcium Vit D  
Multi Vitamin 400 2400              
Food/beverage Sources 300 115              
Calcium Supplement 1260 0              
Vitamin D3 Supplement                  
Totals 1960 2515              
Upper Recommendations     2000 mg 2000 IU 1500 mg 2000 IU 1500 mg 2000 IU  
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