OsteoTrace Bone Food - the ingredients
OsteoTrace contains sixteen substances essential to healthy bones and joints. The OsteoTrace we supply is as formulated by the naturopath, but (i) with the Devil's Claw and Horsetail removed (sadly) to satisfy the requirements of the European Union Supplement Harmonisation Programme, and (ii) with 10mcg of vitamin D2 added (a) to compensate for the loss of the Devil's Claw and Horsetail and (b) because adequate concentrations of vitamin D in the blood are essential to bone's reuptake of calcium.
The current full list of ingredients in each tablet is now therefore ...
Vitamin C (Magnesium ascorbate and Calcium ascorbate - 200mg) helps to prevent inflammation at the joints.
Calcium (Calcium ascorbate- 83mg) protects against osteoporosis and is essential to optimal bone health.
(Copper citrate - 81mcg) helps the body absorb iron from food and turn
protein into muscle. It also works with
Vitamin D2 (D2 preparation - 400IU/10mcg) plays an important role in calcium absorption and bone health.
(Magnesium ascorbate - 12mg) helps disperse calcium throughout the body
Inadequate levels of magnesium
Manganese (Manganese citrate - 4.5mg) helps with the formation of connective tissue and is essential to strong bones.
(Sodium molybdate - 25mcg) helps the body absorb nutrients, remove toxins,
and is essential for
Phosphorus (di Calcium phosphate - 68.6mg) works with zinc to help maintain bones and teeth.
(L-Selenomethionine - 30mcg) is a powerful anti-oxidant which helps
maintain tissue elasticity and
Zinc (Zinc citrate - 5mg) is key to many body functions, including physical development and growth, wound healing and good enzyme functioning.
Kelp (7.5mg) is a good source of iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium and other trace nutrients.
Each tablet is coated with a little cellulose, maltodrexin, silica and protein: