Xtra-Cal is a daily calcium supplement, providing over 100% of your RDA of calcium required for the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth.
One tablet three times daily preferably with meals.
Calcium is a mineral found in many foods. The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones and to carry out many important functions. Almost all calcium is stored in bones and teeth, where it supports their structure and hardness.
The body also needs calcium for muscles to move and for nerves to carry messages between the brain and every body part. In addition, calcium is used to help blood vessels move blood throughout the body and to help release hormones and enzymes that affect almost every function in the human body.
How much calcium do I need?
The amount of calcium you need each day depends on your age.
The average daily recommended amount for an adult is 1.000 -1.200 mg
What foods provide calcium?
Calcium is found in many foods. You can get recommended amounts of calcium by eating a variety of foods, including the following: