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Calcium Channel Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Channel.

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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

Find the Joy in Soy

What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr...  Read more

Confused about calcium tracking
Updated 10/16/2014 11:32:59 AM

I am trying to up my calcium intake via diet as opposed to supplements. When I put a food in - I will use sardines for an example - the nutritional info on my tracking page says it has 47% of the daily recommended calcium but when I go to my daily r...  Read more

Anyone take extra calcium and vitamin D?
Updated 11/11/2014 11:34:11 PM

I have been taking 5,000 IU of vitamin D each day and 1200 mg of calcium. My doctor prescribed this when I was remarkably low on vitamin D in my bloodwork. I have so much more energy now it isn't funny. I read that you need to take calcium suppleme...  Read more

calcium supplement
Updated 8/6/2014 12:29:00 PM

I had weight loss surgery three months ago, so i now take a daily dose of various supplements.. I had been using calcium chews (that were reminiscent of tootsie rolls), I recently switched to a tablet instead - and i'm noticing that i'm nauseous ever...  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

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

Get Headaches or Migranes? Omit Sugar Substitutes!

Researches now believe that certain foods can cause headaches & migranes. Omit sugar substitutes like asparatmen & chemical in processed meats which might increase blood flow to the brain causing a headache. Hot dogs and cured meats contain nitrates...  Read more

exersice tv

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Food Network and Cooking Channel Fans

Love the Food Network? Hooked on the Cooking Channel? Let's discuss our favorite stars, shows, and recipes!...  Read more

The Best YouTube Fitness Channels

Looking for more exercise resources and workouts? YouTube is a great source for fitness--but with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which ones to follow! Of course, I am a huge fan of SparkPeople’s channel, where C...  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