Why These Natural Ingredients?
Required for normal intestinal calcium absorption, vitamin D will decrease in the body with lack of
sunlight, decreased dietary intake and malabsorption, all common occurrences in the elderly.
The biggest value of folic acid as it relates to bone health is its involvement in homocysteine
metabolism. Studies have shown that high homocysteine levels can be associated with bone loss due to the adverse effect of homocysteine on bone.
Shown to reduce urinary excretion of calcium by 44% and significantly increased serum
concentrations of the important hormone, 17ß-estradiol (actually to the same levels of women receiving estrogen therapy).
See ipriflavone information in Pro Bono.