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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

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

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

Entitlements or Earned Benefits?
Updated 6/8/2015 9:26:30 PM

In your opinion, are public employee pensions that people have paid into (on time at that) entitlements or benefits, the difference for this purpose is being that entitlements are getting something for nothing and benefits are something that one pays...  Read more

phosphorus and calcium
Updated 6/7/2015 9:34:47 AM

to fungi : Our Nutrition Tracker suggests the RDA amounts for each of those nutrients and will list it in the form that is typically seen on nutrition labels. So for calcium and phosphorus, those nutrients are generally listed on nutrition labels...  Read more

Many Additional Benefits
Updated 6/27/2015 6:26:54 PM

Regardless of what the scale says, I'm dedicated to staying on the SparkPeople program. I am receiving so many more benefits than losing weight. I feel better physically and emotionally, am more energetic and am thinking more clearly. I feel a sen...  Read more

Calcium and Iron and Tracker
Updated 5/20/2015 9:28:05 PM

I added calcium and iron to my tracker, but I don't think it is picking up what I am eating. Some of the things I know are in my favorites and I input the calcium and iron myself. What do I need to do to have the nutrition tracker recognize them? ...  Read more

Benefiting from Meditation and Breathing Exercise
Updated 5/21/2015 7:23:23 AM

Each night for 15 mins or longer I am feeling the benefits from Meditation and Breathing Exercise. I am able to sleep longer and not be so stressed out during the day....  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

Put Away the Salt Shaker

A Diet high in salt can increase calcium into the urine & increase the risk of calcium containing kidney stones....  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