February 09, 2016

calcium

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  • Calcium in the Spotlight

    Calcium in the Spotlight

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Millions of people take calcium supplements, hoping to keep their aging bones strong and prevent osteoporosis-related fractures. Recent news may have made many people wonder whether they should stop.

  • Is Cheese Bad for Your Health?

    Is Cheese Bad for Your Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Cheese certainly has merits, including its bone-building calcium. But does the way we usually eat it—slathered on pizza, poured over nachos, stacked on crackers—cancel out any health benefits?

  • Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Even doctors who are generally unenthusiastic about supplements are likely to advise many patients to take calcium to help protect their bones. But an analysis of 11 studies concluded that calcium supplements can increase the risk of heart attacks.

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