- 1 in 3 Australian women over 45 will develop osteoporosis.1 It is more common than many people think.
- Bone mass usually peaks in your 20s. From then it will slowly decline with age.
- Including adequate calcium in you diet will help to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis.
- The last National Nutritional Survey showed 3 in 4 women aged 45 years and over have less than sufficient levels of calcium in their daily diet.2
- Caltrate assists in preventing and treating osteoporosis.
- Each Caltrate tablet contains 600mg of calcium providing 46-60% of the recommended daily calcium intake for adults.3
* Compared to Caltrate Plus with 400IU Vitamin D & Minerals, Aust L 167283 & Caltrate with 400UI Vitamin D, Aust L 167282.
1. Adapted from Australian Bureau of Statistics 2007 Population Data (March 2007) and The Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Footscray, Victoria (2007). The Burden of Brittle Bones: Epidemiology, Cost & Burden of Osteoporosis in Australia.
2. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (1995). National Nutrition Survey: Nutrient Intakes and Physical Measurements.
3. National Health and Medical Research Council (2006). Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand.