Rethinking Calcium Supplements

Look to Food for This Essential Mineral




New research warns that calcium supplements can be associated with a 30 percent increased risk of heart attacks. The findings were consistent across trials and were independent of the age and sex of those researched, as well as the type of supplement. The researchers stress that these findings only pertain to calcium supplements, and not to higher dietary intake through calcium-rich foods.


Source:
British Medical Journal, 2010

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »This Month

Reliable Source

Americans Trust Scientists for Information on Global Warming

Gigantic Grid

Global Benefits of World’s Largest Public Computing Project

Raising Healthy Eaters

How to Train Children’s Palates from the Cradle On

Natural Relief for Colds and Flu

Fight Off Sickness Naturally

Survey Says

Most Scientists Don’t See Science and Spirituality at Odds

Nature’s Cure

Monarch Butterfly Behavior Hints of Self-Medication
Edit ModuleShow Tags