Unived’s CalDveg gives your bones the strength and endurance to last through your life featuring algae vegan calcium, plant-based vitamin C & vitamin D3, natural vitamin K2-7, and algae magnesium with trace minerals. CalDveg is 100% natural & safe and vegetarian & vegan calcium supplement.
Each serving of CalDveg contains 500mg of superior calcium that is organic and derived from the potent plant source, marine algae or Algas calcareas, which also contains magnesium and trace minerals. CalDveg includes the essential nutrients of plant-based vitamin C to aid with collagen formation & vitamin D3 to help the body absorb calcium, and natural K2-7 which plays an important role in the utilisation of calcium and other minerals.
CalDveg is formulated for optimum bone health and healthy bone ageing throughout your adult life.
Unived’s CalDveg is inspired by the instrumental role that bones play in enabling us to achieve all that we are capable of. Loss of bone and muscle health can impact your entire physiology predisposing the body to fatal health conditions such as osteoporosis, fractures and cardiovascular disorders. CalDveg combines vegan calcium with the essential micronutrients to fortify your bones making it a perfect vegan calcium supplement.
CalDveg vs Other bone health calcium supplement
Simply calcium or composite nutrition
An increasing volume of research has brought about a shift in the perception that equates calcium alone to bone health, by highlighting the importance of vitamin C, vitamin D3, vitamin K2-7 and minerals like phosphorus and magnesium. Consuming plain calcium supplements is not only ineffective it is also dangerous; specifically for your cardiovascular health. Calcium supplements taken singularly can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease including myocardial infarction by 30% and stroke.
Unived takes a holistic approach towards bone health by bringing together all the ingredients required for durable and disease free bones while also contributing to other aspects of your health. As a result CalDveg is the most complete vegan calcium supplement. Increased calcium intake combined with vitamin D3, leads to increased absorption of calcium. And vitamin K2-7 aids in its safe and effective utilisation. Magnesium and other trace minerals contribute to optimum bone development and prevent disease.,
Why Algae Calcium supplement is so much better than regular calcium
Algae calcium is a plant and vegan calcium source that functions more holistically, and is a superior, more effective and reliable alternative to traditional calcium products. While regular supplements, a majority of which contain calcium carbonate and calcium citrate – mostly derived from marble and limestone, merely slow bone loss to an extent, algae calcium contributes by increasing bone density.
- is a plant source of calcium.
- is a vegan calcium supplement source.
- has greater bioavailability as compared with traditional forms like calcium carbonate and calcium citrate, which are essentially inorganic forms of calcium.
- is easily absorbed and the body is able to utilise over 80% of the useful minerals as compared with extremely low utilisation (less than 10%) in case of synthetic minerals contained in popular supplements with calcium carbonate and calcium citrate.
- contains other bioavailable pre-digested minerals – 73 trace minerals, of which 30% is calcium and 4% is magnesium.
A very important benefit of algae calcium is that it can act as a medium for enhancing the proliferation and mineralization of the osteoblasts (bone building cells). The following biochemical mechanisms allow algae calcium to have this property:
- increases the activity of ALP – an enzyme which is involved in bone mineralization.
- increases PCNA cell expression and DNA synthesis which leads to proliferation of osteoblasts.
- the osteoblast cells treated with algae calcium supplement show increased calcium deposition as compared with inorganic forms.
Vitamin K2-7 and the Calcium Paradox
Did you know that your bones are highly dependent upon vitamin K2-7 for growth, development and maintenance? Bones can never achieve complete nutrition unless you supplement them with enough vitamin K2-7. Also without vitamin K2-7 you are putting your heart in grave danger.
In a phenomenon called the ‘Calcium Paradox’, the lack of calcium in the bones correlates strongly with the deposition of calcium in the arteries. Vitamin K2-7 is needed to activate bone proteins such as osteocalcin, essential to bind calcium effectively to the bone matrix, keeping bones dense and strong. Shortage in vitamin K2-7 means that proteins such as osteocalcin are not able to perform their function and the calcium is lost into the blood stream instead of being deposited onto the bones. The result is a simultaneous increase in the risk of osteoporosis and calcification of the arteries.
Vitamin D3 is better than D2
Unived’s CalDveg is made using 600 I.U. of vitamin D3, which readily binds with vitamin D receptors and effectively maximises calcium absorption (near 100% absorption as opposed to 2% in most popular calcium supplements).
- Among the two chemically distinct forms of vitamin D, vitamin D3 is proven to be more potent as compared with vitamin D2.
- Vitamin D2 has less affinity for VDR (vitamin D receptor) and shorter shelf life in your body, than vitamin D3.
Unived derives its vitamin D3 from lichen extracts –the only purely vegetarian and vegan source of D3 or cholecalciferol, the biologically active form of vitamin D. Making CalDveg a pure natural vegan calcium supplement.
It is well established that most commercial calcium supplements taken singularly do more harm than good and a balance of composite nutrition is essential for optimum bone health. Unived’s CalDveg contains a balanced dosage of all the elements necessary for your bones including 500mg organic algae calcium, 85mg magnesium from organic algae magnesium & sea minerals, 30mg vitamin C, 600 I.U. plant-based vitamin D3 & 50mcg vitamin K2-7 and other trace minerals.
Compared to other calcium supplements, CalDveg is a vegan calcium source that is more bio-available and made for maximum absorption and utilisation.
What is CalDveg
The life of bone
The bone is a dynamic and active organ with a complex structure. It contains, among other components, live tissue, nerves, blood vessels, marrow and collagen. Bones play many fundamental roles in your body – provide structure, protect organs, anchor your muscles, store minerals and produce red and white blood cells. Throughout its lifetime, the bone goes through both, destruction and formation carried out by osteoclasts and osteoblasts respectively. As part of growth and development, your skeleton undergoes these processes to gain appropriate shape and structure. This process is called modeling. Whereas during remodeling, there is simultaneous break down of old or damaged bone and replacement with new bone mass. Remodeling accounts for complete regeneration of the adult skeleton every 10 years.
Unived’s CalDveg Vegan Calcium Supplement
For good health and steady functioning of bones adequate nutrition is essential. Optimum bone health rests on a group of nutrients that work in consonance to improve skeletal health and keep the multiple diseases (especially of ageing) at bay. Several nutrients and dietary components including macronutrients, micronutrients and bioactive food ingredients can influence bone health.
Unived’s CalDveg is made with a holistic approach towards repairing damaged bones, as well as preventing disease. Nutrition is always a balanced influx of multiple nutrients and it is especially true of bone health. We not only ensure you get enough vegan calcium, magnesium and other minerals but also facilitate their absorption and utilisation, along with collagen formation. Vitamin C, Vitamin D3 and K2-7 play an important role in this.
CalDveg is made for complete bone fortification, A complete vegan calcium supplement.
Your body needs calcium for various functions including strengthening of bones and teeth, blood clotting and cardiovascular and neurological functioning. Your bones and teeth store ninety-nine percent of the calcium and the rest is present in blood and tissues.
- Low calcium intakes early in life not only predispose you to osteoporosis later in life, but make bones more fragile in childhood and adolescence as well.
- Calcium is required for vascular contraction vasodilation, muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and hormonal secretion, though less than 1% of total body calcium is needed to support these critical metabolic functions.
- Symptoms of hypocalcaemia (calcium deficiency) include numbness and tingling in the fingers, muscle cramps, convulsions, lethargy poor appetite, and abnormal heart rhythms.
Your body needs vitamin C to help fight oxidative stress, which in turn decreases bone-resorption. .
- Vitamin C is an essential cofactor for collagen formation (an important component of bone matrix).
- Vitamin C exerts a positive effect on trabecular bone formation by influencing expression of bone matrix genes in osteoblasts.
- Higher vitamin C intake appears to be associated with higher bone mineral density and lower bone loss.
Sunshine vitamin is a popular connotation for vitamin D. You need vitamin D, to make sure that you absorb enough total quantum of calcium.
- Vitamin D is mostly important for its function to maintain calcium and phosphorus balance and to facilitate infusion of minerals in the bones.
- Vitamin D deficiency results in abnormalities in both calcium and phosphorus metabolism.
- Calcium absorption by the intestine can be optimized with sufficient vitamin D levels. With deficient vitamin D levels, 10-15% of (dietary) calcium is absorbed by the intestine while 30% absorption is found with sufficient vitamin D levels. The calcium absorption goes up to 60-80% during growth, pregnancy or lactation due to increased demand for calcium.
- Vitamin D deficiency may affect fracture risk through several different mechanisms.
Vitamin K is a unique nutrient produced within the body. However, it is not produced by the body but by beneficial microorganisms in the intestine. The vitamin produced in this manner is in fact 75% of what the body absorbs whereas the other 25% is attained from external sources. Once absorbed it equals the minimum quantity required for normal bodily functioning. Experts strongly recommend vitamin K2 supplements to help ensure bone and heart health.
- Vitamin K2 is needed to activate a specific bone protein called osteocalcin, which is essential to bind calcium effectively to the bone matrix, keeping the bones dense and strong.
- Vitamin K2 is an important inducer of bone mineralization in osteoblasts.
- While calcium is essential for good health, irregularities in calcium metabolism can lead to osteoporosis and cardio-vascular disease. Vitamin K2 is emerging as a key factor in regulating calcium in the body.
- Insufficient vitamin K2 leads to decreased bone mineral density, a key factor in osteoporosis, and an excess of calcium in the arterial wall, which increases the risk of heart disease.
- In Japan, vitamin K2 has been shown to substantially improve osteoporosis when given either as a high-dose prescription agent or in the staple Japanese dish called natto, which is particularly rich in K2.
- Studies have also shown that even modest amounts of vitamin K2 fight heart disease by controlling calcium-regulating proteins in vascular tissue, which keeps calcium out of the arteries and prevents the formation of dangerous calcified plaques.
Magnesium and other trace minerals are also extremely essential for bone fortification, and deposition & utilisation of minerals
- Algae calcium is the best available natural and organic source of magnesium which is essential to maintain bone mineral density and deficient levels are linked with osteoporosis.,
Algae calcium + Vitamin C + Vitamin D3 + Vitamin K2-7 + Magnesium
- Increases the production of Osteocalcin by the Osteoblasts (bone forming cells).
- Is necessary to activate Osteocalcin – the protein that binds calcium effectively to the bone.
- Inhibits the production of osteoclasts (bone-destroying cells).
- Effectively brings about calcium deposition on the bone.
- Aids collagen formation and bone density.
And that’s Unived’s CalDVeg – a perfect natural vegan calcium supplement
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