Posts Tagged: Dietary Calcium

5 Nondairy Sources of Calcium


Since our bodies do not produce calcium, we need to take in this essential mineral every day. Before deciding if you need to take supplements to meet your recommended calcium intake each day, you need to add up how much calcium is in your food. For #TipTuesday, learn about 5 nondairy foods with higher calcium… Read more

Is Calcium Bad for the Heart?

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The calcium controversy helps draw attention to bone health. That’s good! Lots of media over a study with lots of flaws and a “trivial result.” Here’s my opinion on the meta-analysis of calcium supplements and risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular events released yesterday on BMJ online first. ➤ Heart disease was not the focus… Read more