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Calcium Supplements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Supplements.

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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

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

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  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

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

Calories while nursing AND. Supplementing?
Updated 10/18/2014 3:10:39 PM

I am so confused! I have a 5 week old daughter (my third child) who is nursing, but we are also supplementing with formula. Until about 2 weeks ago, i was losing weight like crazy, i lost all the baby weight in 10 days. (I still have 30lbs to lose...  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 10/16/2014 1:26:40 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

What's the best fiber supplement I can take? I use
Updated 10/15/2014 6:22:52 AM

What's the best fiber supplement I can take? I used to use a fiber 1 (I believe that's what it's called) anyways I consistently took it while they sold it and lost like 15 pounds just from that and exercise. Are there any other forms similar?...  Read more

Supplements and Vitamins
Updated 10/16/2014 8:23:35 PM

I'm 60 and I want to add a multivitamin and supplements to my daily regimen. Anybody have any recommendations? If I go shopping on my own, my mind is boggled by the sheer numbers of these things and I don't want to add a millionty billion pills, I...  Read more

need a calcium?

Viactive calcium supplements, it's chocolate and tastes good too!!!334...  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

MEN IN TRAINING FOR THE GUN SHOW

A place where guys can get away from the estrogen ocean. We trade training tips, injury prevention, supplements, food info, etc. It's all about us....  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

Bone Health for Kids

Brittni Reum's first broken bone happened in her right heel at age 10. She suffered four more fractures over the next three years in her arms and knee—all from seemingly minor mishaps while playing on the monkey bars or shooting hoops in gy...  Read more

No Calcium Supplements for Me!

It is Monday and that means weigh in day for me. It was not a particularly good weekas far as weight loss goes. I went from 167 to 166.7. But I learned that I can not take the suggested for women over 40 calcium supplements. I take thyroid...  Read more

Calcium supplements increase heart attack risk 85%

I had finally given into my doctors orders about taking calcium supplements along with my fosomax for bone density. Now I will be trying to get good low fat sources of dietary calcium instead. www.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/
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