International Osteoporosis Foundation finds almost 90% people are calcium deficient
- The average calcium intake was 594 mg per day. Even if an additional 300 mg is added to this total to account for any calcium obtained through sources not included in the calculator, the users would still be deficient;
- Men and women had almost equal percentages of insufficiency (89% vs. 90%, respectively), with no significant difference across the age groups;11% achieved sufficient calcium intake levels; and
- 29% of respondents had previously been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia.
Energems fills need for health-conscious energy supplement
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Consumer behavior is widely shifting in a more health-conscious direction, so Energems is making its debut in the healthier energy bites space with a product featuring "cleaner" ingredients like vitamins B and D plus caffeine, along with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Three gems contain 133 mg of caffeine, or a large cup of coffee. Plus, the product is made with real dark chocolate and includes flavors dark chocolate, mint dark chocolate and berry flavored dark chocolate.