Without adequate Vitamin D, the intestine absorbs only 10-15% of the dietary or supplementary calcium you consume.
It’s worth asking your GP to test your vitamin D levels, and ideally they should be over 75nmol/L (30ng/mL).
Living with osteoporosis
We help patients who are at risk of or already living with Osteoporosis, a condition where bone becomes thinner and weaker over time. We support you on the journey to better bone health by integrating the many nutrients needed for normal bone metabolism, including calcium, vitamins' D, K, B6, B12, and folate, and the minerals boron, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, silicon and phosphorous.
UK statistics reveal that half of women, and one in five men over the age of 50 will break a bone as a result of poor bone health; so if you have been diagnosed with a condition, or are at risk, it is wise to get help from us now as it could really help your health in the longer term.