Saving Money on Calcium Supplements

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I'm a woman in my 70's and I take calcium to protect my bones. I now buy calcium citrate (the most absorbable form of calcium) in powder form instead of tablet form. This is a much more economical way than paying for the more expensive tablets.

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Do an Internet search for "buy bulk calcium citrate powder" and you will find several sites that sell calcium citrate in powder form. Shop around as prices will vary. I got an 18 oz. bottle for less than $7.00 (plus shipping). One teaspoon yields 700 mg. of calcium and the bottle will last for months.

Blend it with juice or milk. Vitamin D is also a necessity for calcium absorption and metabolism so either take a Vitamin D supplement or get a little sun every day.

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By Barbara (Guest Post)
June 25, 20050 found this helpful

sounds good but be sure to get a good amount of magnesium too. Some experts suggest we take equal amounts of calcium and magnesium.

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