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Calcium Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Benefits.

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Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

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

Are You Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk?

Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway...  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

Just did a little reading on health benefits of co
Updated 6/23/2016 11:22:23 PM

Just did a little reading on health benefits of cocoa powder. Yippee! I love Hershey's special dark in coffee, oatmeal, on fruit, etc. yumm...  Read more

Fresh vs Frozen Food Health Benefits
Updated 6/24/2016 1:40:10 AM

I buy fresh fruits from the Farmer's Market when I can but admittedly buy the frozen veggie packs from Costco because truth be told they make my life a lot easier. I always figured fresh > frozen but read an article (blog .homebistro. com/health-b...  Read more

Unexpected benefit to changing my eating habits -
Updated 6/21/2016 9:47:45 PM

Unexpected benefit to changing my eating habits - I realized this morning it's been over 2 months since I needed any Tums. I used to take them nearly daily. What are some unexpected benefits you've experienced?...  Read more

I'm not sure if I would benefit from a fit bit. Wo
Updated 6/13/2016 9:48:04 AM

I'm not sure if I would benefit from a fit bit. Would someone mind explaining the benefits of getting one? What all does it do? #fitbit...  Read more

#supplements I have been taking calcium (Viactiv
Updated 6/10/2016 12:01:15 PM

#supplements I have been taking calcium (Viactiv) and Fiber daily since starting SP. Today I tried a protein powder. Wow is that good stuff! Surprisingly filling! 12 oz almond milk, banana and one scoop. It's good to try new things!...  Read more

Can Calcium Boost Weight Loss?

Can Calcium Boost Weight Loss?Low-fat milk, fortified orange juice, leafy greens, and yogurt are all rich sources of calcium, but can they actually improve your weight-loss success?One study has shown that eating three servings of low-fat, calcium-ri...  Read more

Calcium and Iron Supplements---Plus info on Synthroid

If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  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

In the News: Functional Foods or "Franken-Foods"?

Call me old-fashioned, but when I want the health benefits of a tomato, I eat a tomato. If I want more Omega-3 fatty acids in my meals, I sprinkle some flax meal on my morning oatmeal. And if I want the antioxidant power of blueberries, I eat blueber...  Read more