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Calcium Levels Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Levels.

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  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

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

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

stress level tracking inconsistency
Updated 7/18/2014 12:53:28 PM

I don't know if this has been noted yet, but there's a difference in tracking on the front page vs. when you click on "Track Weight & Other Measurements." On the front page, the stress rating goes from 1-10, whereas on the other page, it goes from 1-...  Read more

Potassium level
Updated 7/16/2014 7:24:26 AM

I was informed that my potassium level is high. What can I do to lower my potassium intake....  Read more

Does Spinach inhibit absorption of Calcium?
Updated 6/30/2014 12:09:09 PM

OK Nutrition Gurus....can you clarify what's going on here?? I was perusing my old copy of Joy of Cooking (Copyright 1975...!) and I discovered the following statement: "About Spinach: One of the more controversial greens, this is believed--...  Read more

Please add Energy Levels to Start page tracking
Updated 6/26/2014 1:17:50 PM

The Start page "More Tracking" section can be configured to track 2 out of the three wellness categories, Mood and Stress Levels, but not Energy Levels. Making this tracker available to the tracing options on the Start page (and in the app) would mak...  Read more

elevated calcium
Updated 7/6/2014 1:12:39 AM

I've recently been told my calcium is to high. My diabetes team nurse practitioner said they will be referring me to a dr. to deal with it. Her office is closed for the week. I am curious: is there anything I can do to lower it myself and what kind o...  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

Getting Charlie Horses?

Low levels of minerals, such as potassium or calcium, in the body can be one of the reasons for Charlie horses, also low levels of liquids in the body, while exercising, might be a probable cause of Charley horse. Potsssium rich foods are Oranges, To...  Read more

Swimming for Cardio

This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level....  Read more

In Post-Menopausal Women, 'the Sunshine Vitamin' is One to Watch

Vitamin D is a hot topic in nutrition, and one that's become a focus in menopausal bone health.  There are two forms of the vitamin, D2 and D3 (cholecalciferol), with D3 the form best metabolized by the body. Vitamin D is found in foods such...  Read more

Change Your Genes in Just 20 Minutes

We all have those days when exercise is the last thing we feel like doing.  For me, it’s usually after a night of kid-interrupted sleep, when the alarm goes off and I just want to hit the snooze button instead of get out of bed.  Then...  Read more

Checking my thyroid and calcium levels.

Today I am calling my Dr to make an appointment. I have to look into why I keep gaining weight instead of losing even though I am dieting and exercising. My body aches all the time and has not improved with consistent exercise. My husband a...  Read more