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Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013 Dec;155(3):315-21. doi: 10.1007/s12011-013-9800-y. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

Calcium fructoborate helps control inflammation associated with diminished bone health.

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Bioboron Research Institute, AI Cuza Street, No. 15, Craiova, Romania.

Abstract

Inflammation has been identified as a possible contributory factor to disruption of the normal bone remodeling process, a process essential to healthy bone mineral density. Several large population-based clinical studies have specifically shown that levels of C-reactive protein, an immune recognition protein that is a sensitive marker of inflammation, are inversely and independently associated with total bone mineral density. The evidence suggests that control of C-reactive protein levels may contribute to bone health by protecting against inflammation's disruption of the equilibrium between bone resorption and bone deposition. Calcium fructoborate, a patented complex of calcium, fructose, and boron found naturally in fresh and dried fruits, vegetables and herbs, and wine, is a sugar-borate ester. A growing body of peer-reviewed, published clinical research indicates that the calcium fructoborate significantly reduces serum levels of the C-reactive protein in humans, suggesting that this unique plant-mineral complex may contribute to bone health by controlling the inflammation associated with loss of bone mineral density.

PMID:
23982445
DOI:
10.1007/s12011-013-9800-y
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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