Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better.
Whether your child is dripping with sweat from playing tag in the hot sun or from playing basketball in the gym, it's critical for moms and dads to make sure their youngsters drink enough fluids in the summertime.
For a twist on the traditional, try this recipe the next time you crave Italian. You’ll eat fewer calories, less fat and less cholesterol. And as a bonus, the tofu is a good source of calcium.
We take vitamins and minerals for our health, but taking doses that are too high may have the opposite effect! It's especially important to stay within recommended doses for calcium, and vitamins A and D.
Doctors balance risk versus reward in prescribing calcium supplements: Calcium supplements can help brittle bones, but possible links with heart disease raise red flags. A calcium-rich diet is a safe option for CAD patients.
When plaque calcifies inside the coronary arteries, it puts you at higher risk for heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that knowing just how dense these plaques are may help doctors better predict who is at greater risk.
What should you make of recent research showing no benefit to taking vitamin D supplements to prevent osteoporosis? Our bone health experts advise you to check with your doctor before you stop.
Sadly, the first time many people think about osteoporosis is after their first bone fracture. The more you know about this disease of weakened bones, the better you can prevent it.
Learn how to sort through supplement options to get the right dose of this crucial mineral.