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No more calcium supplements for me

Just read an article that convinced me to stop taking calcium supplements.

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.

The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.

 

POSSIBLE HARM

The findings, reported in the British Medical Journal’s online publication BMJ.com, support what U.S. health officials have been telling Americans for a few years now — taking calcium supplements is not just a waste of time, but it could be harmful. The extra calcium doesn’t go to strengthen bones but instead can build up in the arteries, causing heart disease, or in the kidneys, causing kidney stones.

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.

The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.

https://www.today.com/health/calcium-supplements-dairy-do-little-protect-bones-t47021

 

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Yes, Warrior,  I take that once a month 50.000mg with Vit k3

Every supplement should be taken according to the physician prescription and in moderate dosage.

Go for natural calcum food,

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