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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.


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British Medical Journal, 2010

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