Among so many other things (including heart/nerve health, strong bones and teeth) calcium is involved in regulating blood pressure, and I know sometimes I am just not getting enough calcium in my diet. My doctor put me on blood pressure medication in my mid-20's and I was on it until I was 34. Since my weight has crept up some over the past year, I really don't want to see my blood pressure creep up as well. So while I'm getting back on the ol' portion control and fitness regime, I'm also taking every step I can to avoid returning to medication... so if calcium can help regulate blood pressure, I'm all for it!
A bag contains 60 supplements, enough for one month at the recommended adult dose. You do have to watch the timing of when you eat the chews, you should take them separately from prescription medications and preferably with food, as the calcium carbonate is absorbed best with food as it is dependent on stomach acid for its absorption.
As for the taste, I would not go as far as to say that I had no idea that I wasn't eating a chocolate fudge brownie, to me they tasted like and had the texture of, a kind of malted chocolate bar I used to eat as a child (but cannot remember the name, gah!). Simply 'Chocolate' might have been a more appropriate name. But at only 15 calories a chew, I will certainly be keeping these around for times when I know I am not eating the amount of calcium-rich foods I should be. With a regular recommended selling price of $11.99 a bag, you won't be breaking the bank either for a month's worth of supplements/snacks. FYI: these soft chews are gelatin-free, gluten-free and Kosher.
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Disclosure: I received complementary product to review, but opinions, as always, are all mine.