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Calcium Supplements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Supplements.

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

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

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  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

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

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

Supplements
Updated 6/19/2014 2:50:25 PM

Hey everyone, I need some help! I am at a plateau and I just cannot lose weight right now. I have been eating great, going to the gym 4 or 5 days a week but I'm just stuck. I do also have hypothyroidism which makes it more difficult. What are some su...  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

tainted weight loss supplements
Updated 6/6/2014 9:17:38 AM

Look what the FDA has discovered regarding many weight loss supplements: www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumer
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CLA Supplement
Updated 6/9/2014 3:02:03 PM

I had nothing to do at work today so I researched and researched the supplement CLA (Conjugated linoleic acid). I've read reviews and WebMD. I am heading out for my walk at lunch and will go to the mall to GNC and pick up my first bottle. Out of a...  Read more

need a calcium?

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

MEN IN TRAINING FOR THE GUN SHOW

A place where guys can get away from the estrogen ocean. We trade training tips, injury prevention, supplements, food info, etc. It's all about us....  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

Bone Health for Kids

Brittni Reum's first broken bone happened in her right heel at age 10. She suffered four more fractures over the next three years in her arms and knee—all from seemingly minor mishaps while playing on the monkey bars or shooting hoops in gy...  Read more

No Calcium Supplements for Me!

It is Monday and that means weigh in day for me. It was not a particularly good weekas far as weight loss goes. I went from 167 to 166.7. But I learned that I can not take the suggested for women over 40 calcium supplements. I take thyroid...  Read more

Calcium supplements increase heart attack risk 85%

I had finally given into my doctors orders about taking calcium supplements along with my fosomax for bone density. Now I will be trying to get good low fat sources of dietary calcium instead. www.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/
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