Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite (MCHA) is a natural compound that makes up the crystalline matrix of bone and teeth, and is the substance that gives them their rigidity. MCHA is a source of highly absorbable Calcium and Phosphorus, which are the major mineral components of bone. NOW® Bone Strength™ is a comprehensive bone support product with MCHA. It also has Magnesium and other important minerals, as well as Vitamins C, D and K to aid in the synthesis and maintenance of bone tissue. NOW® Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite (MCHA) is derived exclusively from Australian cattle.
Each capsule contains:
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol) 167 IU (4.2 mcg)
Vitamin C (from Magnesium Ascorbate) 33.34 mg
Vitamin K2 (as Menaquinone) 16.7 mcg
Vitamin B1 (from Thiamine HCl) .0.83 mg
Calcium (from MCHA*** ) 167 mg
Phosphorus (from MCHA***) 72 mg
Magnesium (from Magnesium Oxide and Ascorbate) 100 mg
Zinc (from Zinc AAC*) (HVP**) 1.67 mg
Copper (from Copper AAC*) (HVP**) 167 mcg
Manganese (from Manganese AAC*) (HVP**) 500 mcg
Boron (from Boron AAC*) (HVP**) 117 mcg
Glucosamine Sulfate (Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride Complex; Crab, Shrimp, Lobster, Crayfish Exoskeleton) 50 mg
Horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.) (Aerial parts) 16.7 mg
AAC* = Amino Acid Chelate
HVP** = Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein
MCHA*** NOW® Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite is derived exclusively from Australian cattle
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Capsule (gelatin, water), Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source), Silica.
Adult Dosage: Take 5 Capsules per day in 1 or 2 divided doses with meals a few hours before or after taking other medications.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood thinners, if you have cardiac or renal dysfunction, or for prolonged use. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This product is not recommended for use in children. Contains shellfish (crab, shrimp, lobster, crayfish) derivative.