Recent studies have shown the importance of calcium in our health—not only in our bones but in various functions in our body ranging from cellular processes to disease prevention and treatment.
Calcium’s significance in our overall health is often not discuss. The following are some areas in which calcium plays an important role in our body:
- Bone health and osteoporosis
- Cardiovascular disease
- Blood pressure regulation and hypertension
- Cancers of the colon, rectum, and prostate
- Kidney stones
- Weight management
As we get older, our body’s ability to absorb calcium changes. While we’re still young, eating a balanced diet with foods that are rich in calcium and taking calcium supplements is the best way to keep our bones strong and healthy.
Bentonite clay is used as a traditional detoxification tool because of its ability to remove toxins from the body. It is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, and other trace minerals that, when ingested, can act as a supplement that replaces the missing nutrients needed by the body.