coral calcium


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coral calcium

(kor′ăl)
A product derived from Japanese marine corals that is falsely and illegally marketed as a cure for cancer and several other diseases. It was removed from the U.S. market in 2004 after a federal court ruled that claims for its effectiveness were unsupported.
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Coral LLC, Carson City, NV, has launched Daily Vitamin D3, sourced from above-sea EcoSafe coral, to deliver 5,000 IU of D3, along with 100 mg of bioavailable coral calcium, magnesium and 72 other minerals.
For example, Coral calcium and Vitamin D2 both make his list, not because we don't need calcium or vitamin D, but because these two forms of the supplements in particular are not efficient at actually providing them.
The ads said Coral Calcium, a supplement harvested from coral skeletons near Okinawa, Japan, and Supreme Greens, a concentration of grasses, vegetables, herbs and sprouted grains, cured every illness from Parkinson's to obesity to cancer.
We have been taking a good coral calcium supplement to replace the calcium we no longer get from the cow milk.
In my opinion, and one that's shared by many of my colleagues, coral calcium from Okinawa is the biggest scam of the year.
The products contain ingredients such as bloodroot, shark cartilage, coral calcium, cesium, ellagic acid, Cat's Claw, an herbal tea called Essiac, and mushroom varieties such as Agaricus Blazeii, Shitake, Maitake, and Reishi.
Next came coral calcium, which self-labeled scientist Bob Barefoot claimed could prevent and cure cancer, heart disease, and other degenerative diseases.
Although magnesium is an essential bone mineral, coral calcium isn't unique in containing it.
Some sufferers have claimed shark cartilage, Devil's Claw and coral calcium help relieve symptoms but there has been no evidence found to back the claims.