September 29, 2016

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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.

  • Whole Foods vs. Liquid Lunches

    Whole Foods vs. Liquid Lunches

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Trying to lose weight? Gain weight? Build muscle? If you believe the ads, liquid “meal replacers” or “complete nutritional drinks” like Boost and Ensure are the all-in-one answer. But are they worth their hype?

  • 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.