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.
Calcium-only supplements such as calcium carbonate, eggshell powder, coral calcium, and oyster shell powder will not suffice, as they do not provide the additional phosphorus required for proper growth.
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.
The company is rolling out a number of products this year, including Resvinatrol Complete Capsules and Liquid, Blue Emu Fantastic Feet, 8 Hour Sleep and Original Coral Calcium Complete.
The arguments raised against coral calcium include lack of efficacy, contamination by dangerous metals, and fraudulent advertising.
for example, maintains that the marine coral calcium that is contained in its Barefoot Coral Calcium Complete brand is absorbed much more readily by the body than are other types of calcium.
Next came coral calcium, which self-labeled scientist Bob Barefoot claimed could prevent and cure cancer, heart disease, and other degenerative diseases.
No evidence suggests that coral calcium cures or treats any disease, or that it is better than a basic, inexpensive calcium carbonate pill (UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, 2003).