Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Calcium - muscle, bone building and fat burning phenom.

Calcium is an essential mineral for muscle function, bone health and may play a part in fat burning.

  • Calcium is critical for muscle contraction as well as relaxtion.
  • Calcium reduces fat absorption.
  • Calcium promotes thermogenesis.
  • Men who get almost 2,000 mg of calcium per day had 25% less risk of mortality. 
  • Combine 500 mg of calcium and 348 IU of vitamin D has been linked to higher fat metabolism.