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Calcium And Magnesium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium And Magnesium.

Easy Ways to Cook Whole Grains

Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

I almost never hit calcium or iron and I tend to b

I almost never hit calcium or iron and I tend to be low on fat and carbs. I'm eating at the low end right now though, so when I start eating higher when I bump up the weights and/or get to maintenance I'll try to be better. I also take a vitamin....  Read more

Milk is a good source of protein and calcium. Des

Milk is a good source of protein and calcium. Despite the calories, it is a valuable food. Nut milks typically do not have nearly as much protein. I make smoothies with Greek yogurt, which has a lot of protein and thin....... Cont....  Read more

Calcium/Vitamin D
Updated 1/16/2016 3:25:42 PM

So after tracking my meals/nutrition this week, I have realized how deficient I am in calcium and vitamin D. Can anyone recommend a supplement?...  Read more

Calcium in dairy aids in weight loss
Updated 1/5/2016 3:20:53 PM

Watched a BBC documentary on line about food. And part of the documentary talked about a study about dairy calcium and weight loss. The gist of it was that 1 liter of low fat dairy a day aided weight loss by diminishing some of the fat that would no...  Read more

Magnesium supplements?
Updated 12/19/2015 11:49:52 AM

I take a multivitamin everyday along with fish oil, vitamin D, Calcium, and glucosamine, but my tracker for nutrition keeps saying I am very low on magnesium. I never really worried about the other vitamins except my usual but I am wondering whether...  Read more


Powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and detoxifiers can help you. Green tea, onions, and garlic, antioxidants (such as vitamins C and E) are important in helping to reduce and balance blood sugar. Calcium and magnesium and vitamin D. Get calc...  Read more

Skim Milk is good for you and your bones....and more!

Milk aids in losing unwanted fats & contains a good quantity of water molecules which is considered the best fluid for rehydration. Consume a can of fizzy soda or a carbonated drink & it may in reality lower calcium levels by 1/3. Get Vitamin D, cal...  Read more

How A Healthy Lifestyle Helped Alleviate My PMS

I'm a sane, rational human being three weeks out of every month. But that one week--and boy, do those around me know when that one week is--each month, I morph into a beast. Incessant cravings, mood swings, fatigue and mild depression--it's no fun at...  Read more

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health

When you're constantly plowing through mile-long to-do lists and putting out family fires (the kids are fighting...again; the dog left you a "present" in the living room; you're out of OJ), it's easy to blame stress for whatever...  Read more

Sodium, Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium

Like I said before, I'm just a bit of a geek and what keeps me motivated is learning, planning, implementing, tracking, evaluating and so on. I've had high blood pressure for some time now and I have never been able to get excited about any strategy...  Read more

Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium Recommendations

For high blood pressure, these are recommended amounts of potassium, calcium, and magnesium Potassium: (normal is 4700) try for 6000 mg Calcium: 1200 mg Magnesium: 420 mg Getting 200 mg magnesium in two multi-vitamins/day and 450...  Read more