Milk is good for bones, but what if your child won’t drink it – or can’t due to lactose intolerance? Learn how to make sure your child gets enough calcium and vitamin D and builds strong bones.
Not everything in life is simple. Like getting enough nutrients for health bones and joints. Our dietitian explains why it’s best to get them from whole foods, not supplements.
When it comes to calcium, you can have too much of a good thing. Too much calcium can lead to a host of health problems. Find out how to get the right amount and avoid hypercalcemia.
Some research has linked calcium supplements to an increased risk of coronary artery disease and heart attacks. Should you quit calcium?
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Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Rheumatologist Chad Deal, MD, fields this one about calcium.
An expert explains the health benefits of calcium, vitamin A and vitamin D and just how much you need to stay in balance.
If left untreated, high calcium levels can lead to bone and kidney problems and hypertension. Here’s what you need to know about hypercalcemia.
Male osteoporosis is more common than we think, says family medicine doctor Donald Ford, MD. Here’s the best way to prevent it.
When dairy products don’t agree with you, how can you get enough calcium in your diet? Discover which foods can boost your intake of this key mineral.
Talk with your healthcare provider about what you should do, based on your unique medical history.