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Calcium Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Benefits.

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

Working on benefit enrollment process (1st time si
Updated 11/29/2015 11:55:23 AM

Working on benefit enrollment process (1st time since husband lost his job, using my far inferior plan). So scary and awful. Not eating through my fears with great difficulty....  Read more

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will al

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will all pass you in the challenge and you'll go insane like me, one day I will be an organized good person lol...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core wor

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core work for more than a few days, I start to feel the pain creep back up to levels that need painkillers. Congrats and keep up the good work!...  Read more

What do you do to get in enough Calcium?
Updated 11/13/2015 8:55:14 AM

If I don't take an antacid tablet I don't hit the calcium for the day. What works for people?...  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