What calcium supplements are beneficial for men?

If you are unable to meet your calcium needs through your diet, then any calcium supplement can be useful. The highest amount of calcium by weight is calcium carbonate, at 42%. It is absorbed best with food. The next most popular and highest amount of calcium is calcium citrate at 21%. When it is taken is not an issue. Look for calcium supplements that also include vitamin D and magnesium, as they are involved with proper calcium metabolism. Make sure you stay close to 1000mgs/day including diet.

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