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About Calcium Resources

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15 Ways to Boost Your Calcium Intake

You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?  Calcium plays an...  Read more

Eating to Prevent Osteoporosis

Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f...  Read more

11 Dairy-Free Calcium Sources

When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an...  Read more

Lactose Intolerance and a Healthy Diet

Milk. It does a body good. Unless it doesn't, that is. While milk is an excellent source of calcium and protein, up to 75% of the world's population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk. When they try, the result...  Read more

Find the Joy in Soy

What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr...  Read more

Calcium and Iron and Tracker
Updated 5/20/2015 9:28:05 PM

I added calcium and iron to my tracker, but I don't think it is picking up what I am eating. Some of the things I know are in my favorites and I input the calcium and iron myself. What do I need to do to have the nutrition tracker recognize them? ...  Read more

tracking calcium ...
Updated 2/17/2015 7:53:28 PM

I just added calcium to my tracker ...my calcium total for today is 17 ...17 what? I'm a bit confused on this one...  Read more

Question about calcium
Updated 1/10/2015 11:35:32 PM

Dr. John Morley of St. Louis University explains in his article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Despite the marketing appeal, milk has its drawbacks," why too much milk can be harmful. Based on my age I should be getting 1200 mg daily, the Recommend...  Read more

Calcium source
Updated 12/31/2014 7:23:00 PM

I am not much in dairy products and I don't like using supplements. What are good sources for calcium?...  Read more

Low- or no-calcium breakfast ideas?
Updated 12/1/2014 3:46:44 PM

I just started on Levothyroxine for my thyroid, which says not to take it within 4 hours of drinking milk or other high-calcium foods because calcium lowers its efficacy. Up until now, my breakfast has almost always involved milk or cheese, and I'm g...  Read more

Put Away the Salt Shaker

A Diet high in salt can increase calcium into the urine & increase the risk of calcium containing kidney stones....  Read more

need a calcium?

Viactive calcium supplements, it's chocolate and tastes good too!!!334...  Read more

Are You Getting The Most From Your Calcium Supplement?

I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al...  Read more

7 Super-Powered Food Pairings

It’s not exactly a news flash that milk can give you strong bones and carrots help sharpen your eyesight. But what you may not know is that you can get more disease-fighting bang by eating certain foods together. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Fred...  Read more

Calcium, calcium, calcium

Today, I got the protein and healthy oils, but according to my daily nutritional report, I am still lacking in calcium. It is hard to balance all of the the things I need without going over points/calories for the day. But, I have been eating very...  Read more

Calcium, calcium, where are you?

I was amazed when read that people who took a 1200 mg supplement of calcium a day lost 6 X as much weight over a 15 week period than people who did not. I looked at my daily vitamins. Nope! Nowhere near 1200. So, where am I getting my calcium from...  Read more