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Garden of Life RAW CALCIUM (AlgaeCal) ( ) 120 Vegan Capsules


Product Label

Reduce the risk of Osteoporosis and strenghten your bones and teeth with Raw Calcium™ a unique whole food plant calcium formula.

  • Free from crushed rock, limestone, chalk, and animal bones
  • 24 Organically grown fruits and vegetables PLUS
  • 1,600 IU Vitamin D3 to help your body utilize calcium efficiently
  • 100 mcg Vitamin K2 as MK-7 and Magnesium to promote proper absorption of calcium in the bone, where you want it most.
  • Digestion-supporting probiotics and enzymes make Raw Calcium™ an integral part of your daily health regimen including a calcium-rich diet and regulat exeercise

Directions

Adults take 4 capsules daily. For best results take 2 capsules with breakfast and 2 capsules with lunch. Capsules may be opened and contents added to water or raw juice. Not intended for children.

Warning

As with any dietary supplement, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing or under medical supervision. Keep out of reach of children.

Does Not Contain:

Non-GMO, gluten, dairy, synthetic binders, fillers, artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors or additives commonly used in tablets.

RAW CALCIUM (AlgaeCal) Supplement Facts


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Supplement Facts
Serving Size  5 VEGAN CAPSULES
Servings Per Container   30
 
Amount Per
Serving
% Daily
Value
VITAMIN C
50 Mg
80%
VITAMIN D3
1600 IU
400%
VITAMIN K2 (MK-7)
100 Mcg
130%
CALCIUM (ALGAE)
756 Mg
80%
MAGNESIUM
386 Mg
100%
BORON
3 Mg
N/A*
SILICA
2.2 Mg
N/A*
STRONTIUM
3.8 Mg
N/A*
VANADIUM
68 Mcg
N/A*
RAW ORGANIC FRUIT & VEGETABLE BLEND (ORGANIC APPLE, STRAWBERRY, CHERRY, BEET ROOT, BROCCOLI, CARROT, SPINACH, TOMATO, BLACKBERRY, BLUEBERRY, RASPBERRY, GREEN BELL PEPPER, BRUSSELS SPROUT, GINGER, GARLIC, GREEN ONION, PARSLEY, CAILUFLOWER, RED CABBAGE, KALE, CUCUMBER, CELERY, ASPARAGUS FLOWER & STEM)
360 Mg
N/A*
RAW PROBIOTIC & ENZYME BLEND (LIPASE (95 FIP), PROTEASE (714 HUT), ASPERGILO PEPSIN, (4 SAPU), BETA-GLUCANASE (FROM CELLULASE) (1 BGU), CELLULASE (89 CU), BROMELAINE (21 429 PU)PHYTASE (2 FTU), LACTASE ALU), PAPAIN (26,887 PU) PEPTIDASE, (81 HUT), PESTINASE (2 ENDO-PGU), XYLANASE (18X) HERMICELLULASE (71 HCU), LACTO BACILLUS PLANTARUM, LACTOBACILLUS BULGARICUS, SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE (500 MILLION CFU)
64 Mg
N/A*
* Daily value not established

Other Ingredients:
Vegetable Cellulose (Capsule).Magnesium from Algae and Dead Sea Minerals.

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RAW CALCIUM (AlgaeCal) Reviews

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Garden of LifeRaw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules
 
4.2

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5.0

Simple

By the preacher

from Elizabethtown, PA

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Pros

  • Easy To Swallow
  • Simple To Take

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Older People
    • Women

    Comments about Garden of Life Raw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules:

    Daily supplement - recommended by my dr. party of routine for bone health

    (11 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Not for everyone

    By curlytop

    from Chicago, Il

    About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

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          Comments about Garden of Life Raw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules:

          I had heard of Alge-Cal in the spring on the Dr.Oz
          show. When it was available at The Vit. Shop. I was very excited to try it. Much to my dismay, my normally excellent blood pressure , after 2 weeks of taking the Alge-Cal went to 189/98, 175/89 etc. This was on a daily basis. I did some serious thinking to try to find out what had changed to cause this situation. When I was about to take my noon time dosage I thought about it and stopped. With in 2 days my blood pressure was going back to normal. It is possible that I am more sensitive to the product then others. However, if anyone else is experiencing this I would be interrested in hearing about it.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Puzzled ? ? ?

          By Kathy B

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • Quality
          • value

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              Comments about Garden of Life Raw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules:

              I like this product and how well it works, but I wish it was only Calcium for my Family Dr. wanted me to take 2000 I.U. of D3 and 1200-1400 Calcium. If I add the Multi Vitamin & the Calcium and the D3 I am way the amount of D3. A bit off trying to get the right amounts. Any suggestions? I do like all the Garden of Life porducts!

              (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              gentle on the system.

              By patti k

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                  Comments about Garden of Life Raw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules:

                  I've tried several types of calcium supplements and they all have caused problems of constipation. This product does not cause a problem with that or anything else. Very gentle on the system. The downside is the dose of 5 tablets a day. I also take hypothyroid medication and there is a conflict between hypothyroid meds and many calcium supplements. Even though this product contains only raw plant materials, I still take it at least four hours after taking the am thyroid medication, just to be sure. So far, things have been working very well. So pleased to have found this product.

                  (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  cool product

                  By Jo a

                  from Undisclosed

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                      Comments about Garden of Life Raw Calcium - 150 Vegan Capsules:

                      This is a unique and innovative product that addresses all bone issues; not simply calcium. I think this is a good product.

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                      RAW CALCIUM (AlgaeCal)
                      Already Asked: 5 Questions, 81 Answers
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                      Minerva S: one of the best brand of vitamins ever Jun 6, 2014
                      Deborah K: great product Jun 6, 2014
                      merri h: Made with whole foods. Helps with bone loss. May 30, 2014
                      Nancy P: Don't eat dairy so need extra C May 28, 2014
                      Debera D: need for my son to sleep better. Was recommended. I trust Garden of life Products May 22, 2014
                      Cynthia B: Garden of Life is my favorite brand because it comes from whole food sources. I don't have to worry about impurities or substances being too compact for digestion with this brand. May 18, 2014
                      JEAN K: It's the only calcium that is any good. May 14, 2014
                      Margaret P: Works well, no stomach issues May 7, 2014
                      Phyllis F: I love it May 3, 2014
                      Lourdes S: my bones feel good when I use this product. Apr 16, 2014
                      Jeannine H: I recognize these ingredients and a nutritionist advised my sister to use the algae based calcium. I also like the balance of the nutrients and fully believe that this is a very good product. Apr 15, 2014
                      Alan C: My wife uses & likes this product. Apr 1, 2014
                      Christine H: I used this raw calcium for 30 days and its been 10 days since I had some and now I am feeling really stiff Mar 30, 2014
                      valerie t: for a gift Mar 17, 2014
                      Nicola P: Can be taken on an empty stomach Mar 10, 2014
                      Margot G: It's purity. Completely digestible ingredients. Mar 5, 2014
                      Claire O: I LOVE Garden of Life products - especially the raw products, because they are made from whole foods and I trust that they are pure and wholesome and they make me feel awesome! Mar 4, 2014
                      Lavone T: Good price and I've taken it before. Feb 20, 2014
                      Gladys B: Very Good! Feb 20, 2014
                      Martha T: Pure ingredients and in right balance. Recommend Garden of Life Raw products to anyone. Jan 27, 2014
                      Harold B: I love most of Garden of Life products. My teeth were hurting so I began using this and the RAW CO Q10 and no more pain after a couple of weeks Jan 14, 2014
                      Carolyn S: I hope this type of calcium will strengthen my bones. Jan 10, 2014
                      Jim T: like the way it performes for me a great product Jan 5, 2014
                      mary r: it has k2 in it which is what you should take when you take calcium products it helps getting it to our bones Dec 27, 2013
                      Jeanne C: It works! My bone density is very good for my age and holding! Dec 23, 2013
                      Vickie Z: Recommended by my chiropractor/physician. Nov 18, 2013
                      Christina M: recommended by my doctor. Nov 12, 2013
                      Fran G: easily digestible, no side effects Nov 10, 2013
                      Mera B: Algae is a great plant to get your calcium from. Citrate is not absorbed well and is from rock, ends up in your arteries Nov 2, 2013
                      Elena C: Good quality product for health maintenance Sep 20, 2013
                      Theresa M: I have been using it and it was recommended. Sep 16, 2013
                      Kristin S: It is the most similar product that I could find on The Vitamin Shoppe website to my #1 choice- Pure Synergy's "Bone Renewal" Sep 1, 2013
                      Christine B: Highly recommended by my raw food nutritionist Jul 19, 2013
                      Mina N: I used this product and I Have stronger bone I feel it. Jul 18, 2013
                      Deborah S: Doctor recommended Jul 13, 2013
                      Kathryn K: Natural ingredients. Jun 10, 2013
                      Jacqueline W: I trust the founder of Garden of Life Jun 10, 2013
                      Junaid A: Vegan Jun 1, 2013
                      Sharon H: The only calcium supplement that has never cause GI symptoms May 19, 2013
                      Wanda R: Love Garden of Life products and I like that it is raw algaecal. May 19, 2013
                      Aliya Y: used before May 19, 2013
                      ruth r: Mainly for health reasons - I have read many articles on the various calcium products - natural is the way to go May 14, 2013
                      Deanna S: Doesn't contain calcium carbonate and it a natural supplement. May 13, 2013
                      Walter F: recommended by DR. Apr 28, 2013
                      Nichol R: Recommended by Dr. Perricone in one of his books. Apr 21, 2013
                      Robert S: to add diversity to my calcium regime Apr 15, 2013
                      Linda E: This is the best calcium supplement I've tried. Apr 2, 2013
                      Tommy K: very good product Mar 15, 2013
                      dan o: good product Mar 12, 2013
                      annette h: I had a 20% coupon Mar 9, 2013
                      Laura Lee K: Doctor recommended Mar 8, 2013
                      Lisa H: I like garden of life products. Mar 5, 2013
                      ARLINE L E: This is an all natural, raw product which is much is absorbed better by the body.. Mar 1, 2013
                      Nancy S: Garden of Life Products Feb 23, 2013
                      Sandy M: I always use Garden of Life products because they are raw, organic and the best quality ingredients." Feb 21, 2013
                      Sandra C: It is all natural Feb 19, 2013
                      Joanna K: Reorder all the time! It's great in every way. Feb 19, 2013
                      Jeri D: Need calcium. 60's and need all the support I can get. Feb 14, 2013
                      Lisa S: insure the adults get the calcium of daily need Jan 30, 2013
                      Felicia A: I heard about this type of calcium on Dr. OZ and it is plant based. It should be easier on my system. I hope anyway. Jan 28, 2013
                      Anna M: This product is working,improved my bone density. Jan 22, 2013
                      wanda f: because this is the best Jan 9, 2013
                      James C: Great Stuff! Quality Product Jan 7, 2013
                      karyn l: jordin raw products are superior as is his logic Dec 31, 2012
                      Sandra B: Best Calcium you can take... leg cramps stay away now.... Dec 30, 2012
                      TJ W: use regularly Dec 11, 2012
                      Oleta M: Raw calcium is good for my bones Dec 3, 2012
                      Mary M: Bioavailability of the calcium Dec 2, 2012
                      Gail B: I bought this because I trust garden of life products and my doctor told me that I should make sure I get my minerals. Nov 14, 2012
                      AGNES R: I am on my third bottle. Have been taking Fasomax for ten years. It stopped working so I'm trying something different. Nov 13, 2012
                      Margaret N: Heard about it from Dr. Oz Nov 5, 2012
                      Kathie D: The calcium comes from sea plants, not rocks. It's more easily digested. Nov 3, 2012
                      Viana M: I chose this product because it is a food-based calcium that is more easily absorbed by the body. I also trust this company very much and highly recommend any of their products. This product is excellent! Oct 30, 2012
                      ruth r: plant based - easy to swallow - Oct 29, 2012
                      Randy H: Great product with zero constipation side effects Oct 24, 2012
                      Linda W asked: I was told to not take calcium of any form along with strontium, because they compete with each other. This product contains both calcium AND strontium and all it says is to take 3 in the morning and 2 at lunch time.
                      Explain, someone, please?
                      Feb 16, 2014
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                      Sharon H: Algae based supplements contain a small amount of naturally occurring strontium. The strontium in Vitamin Code Raw Calcium is only 3.8 mg which is an insignificant amount and is probably not an addition, but a natural occurrence in this formula. If you take a separate strontium SUPPLEMENT, which would be a much higher dose, that should come later and not with the calcium. Feb 16, 2014
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                      Linda E: I use this brand of calcium supplementation because I trust Jordan Rubin to come up with an effective product. Not sure who told you not to take calcium with strontium, but if it was a healthcare professional who's care you are under, then follow their advice. Feb 24, 2014
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                      Gene C asked: What is the source of magnesium? What form is it? Mar 22, 2014
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                      Barbara W: The box does not say where the magnesium comes from. I would check the gardenoflife web site. Mar 22, 2014
                      Reply to Barbara Good answer? Yes (2) No (0)
                      Sara S asked: The directions are to take three capsules with breakfast and two with lunch. I already get calcium with my milk at breakfast. In order to guarantee absorption, I would like to take them throughout the day. Garden of Life's customer service, however, told me that their products should always be taken exactly according to the label. How do you take the Raw Calcium? Thank you. Jul 19, 2013
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                      Ramona K asked: Have you had a bone density test after taking this product? Did you improve bone density?

                      Ramona
                      Mar 17, 2013
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                      Sharad Y: Hello,

                      My father has been using Vitamin Code's Bone Growth for almost 1 year and he has seen an improvement in density (0.1, which is a big deal).

                      I guess the improvement has been attributed to the bone growth complex and not just the raw calcium. The complex has strontium as well, which stops bone loss.

                      I am not sure if the improvement can be attributed to Raw Calcium alone. However, this is very good product as it has better absorption into the bones.
                      Mar 18, 2013
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                      Janice D: I have been taking this product for about 2 years. My latest bone density scan showed a slight progression of the osteopenia in my spine, but increased mineral bone density in my hip -- about 2.5% in the last 2 years. This is a product that my internist recommended as being the best OTC supplement she has found. She particularly likes the fact that it includes magnesium, which is very important for bone health. Mar 18, 2013
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                      Barbara Y: Yes, Ramona, I have had the bone density test. However, I do the complete Grow Bone 2-part program. I have had two bone density tests since I started using this product about 4 years ago and both test showed improvement over the previous scan. I do not take any prescription anti bone loss products. Mar 18, 2013
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