Category Archives Bone Health

ESC® brand calcium from eggshells, found in Membrell’s BONEhealth, is found to have low heavy metals

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Membrell® LLC, makers of eggshell and eggshell membrane-derived products JOINThealth™ and BONEhealth™ announced a test evaluating heavy metal levels in ESC® (EggShell Calcium) which is featured in Membrell’s BONEhealth™.

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Transport proteins make chicken eggshell an attractive source of calcium for human health

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Chicken eggshell powder has been proposed as an attractive source of calcium for human health. Chicken eggshell contains about 1.0% (w/w) matrix proteins in addition to a major form of calcium carbonate (95%, w/w). In this study, it was found that soluble eggshell matrix proteins remarkably enhance calcium transport ...

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Eggshell calcium helps to maintain bone density in healthy women

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The FDA agrees that adequate calcium and Vitamin D throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The present study evaluated the use of eggshell as a source of calcium, and compared it to mined calcium carbonate on bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar spine and hip in ...

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