• Bone health
Serving Size: 2 Capsules... ... %DV
Strontium (from strontium citrate)... 682 mg... †
† Daily Value not established
What Is It?
Strontium is a mineral found in most foods where calcium is found. In 2002, AOR introduced the world's first supplemental strontium citrate. AOR's Strontium Support II comes in two sizes and provides an effective dose of this bone health powerhouse in a convenient two capsule-a-day formula.
What Does It Do?
Primary Uses: Strontium is a mineral that actually helps rebuild bone. While supplements like calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K maintain bone health, and conventional bone drugs reduce bone degradation, strontium actually increases osteoblast production while decreasing osteoclast production, resulting in increased bone development and decreased bone loss. Since strontium is similar in molecular structure to calcium, strontium is thought to activate the calcium receptors in the bone, stimulating osteoblast production telling the body to use calcium effectively in bone tissue while inhibiting osteoclast production. A recently published study showed that strontium was not only safe to take over the course of 10 years, it continued to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures throughout the study.
Who Should Take It?
Strontium Support II is an excellent addition to calcium supplementation for those with osteoporosis, osteopenia, post-menopausal women or those at an increased risk of bone fractures.
SUGGESTED USE (50 years and older): Take 1- 2 capsules daily on an empty stomach, at least two hours before or after food, calcium or milk but ensure that daily calcium and vitamin D intake is adequate. Calcium, food and milk products significantly reduce strontium absorption if taken at the same sitting.
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