October 21, 2016

Calcium D-Glucarate

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What other names is Calcium D-glucarate known by?

Calcio D-Glucarato, Calcium Glucarate, Calcium-D Glucarate, Calcium-D-Glucarate, D-Glucarate (GA), D-glucaro-1,4-lactone (1,4 GL), Glucarate de Calcium.

What is Calcium D-glucarate?

Calcium D-glucarate is a chemical. It is similar to a naturally occurring chemical called glucaric acid. Glucaric acid is found in our bodies as well as in fruits and vegetables such as oranges, apples, brussels sprouts, broccoli, and cabbage. Calcium D-glucarate is made by combining glucaric acid with calcium to make supplements that people use for medicine.

Calcium D-glucarate is used for preventing breast, prostate, and colon cancer; and for removing cancer-causing agents, toxins, and steroid hormones from the body.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Preventing breast, prostate, and colon cancer.
  • Detoxifying the body by removing carcinogens, toxins, and steroid hormones.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of calcium D-glucarate for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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