Natural calcium supplements are actually quite easy to find in many different foods and herbal sources.
Calcium is vital to all of us, young and old, for the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth.
A calcium deficiency can lead to so many unpleasant problems such as aching joints, heart palpitations, tooth decay, muscle cramps and many many more.
The content of calcium in the herbs listed below is very small, and should not officially be considered as a supplement.
It is therefore quite important to note the other medicinal qualities of the herb, so that you will be getting small doses of calcium, but will be reaping other benefits simultaneously.
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Tomatoes are not just a tasty ingredient for your salad, they are also very good for you.
are rich in the antioxidant lycopene, which is responsible for their
red color, and also lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, thereby
reducing the risk of heart disease and protecting against strokes.
It has also now been found that this antioxidant lycopene also seems to have stress-reducing properties.
A cup of raw tomatoes contains 4.6mg of lycopene and the recommended daily amount of the antioxident is 6 to 15mg.
Rhubarb contains Vitamin C which is an antioxidant vitamin that attacks and immobilizers free radicals.
These free radicals are the damaging force behind heart disease, some cancers and also certain symptoms of aging like wrinkles or macular degeneration.
Beware though, Rhubarb is extremely high in the oxalates that promote formation of kidney stones in susceptible individuals.
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